MEET THE TEAM

Dave Gordon

Managing Director

With over 30 years experience in the rail industry where he held a number of senior management positions within Network Rail.

Andrew Gordon

Commercial Director

Over 18 years experience working across the rail, renewables, construction, local government, and utility sectors.

Marc Gangel

Planning Manager

Over 18 years experience in railway operations and possession planning.

Darren Dawson

Delivery Manager

Over 15 years experience, from rail operations, Pway works and possession planning.

Scott Corker

Chief Information Technology Officer

For the past 23 years, Scott has been working within the IT industry after graduating from Glasgow University with a degree in Computer Science.

David Gormley

Training & Development Manager

Over 10 years experience covering possession planning, SSOW planning and safety critical works.

Dave Gordon

Managing Director

Dave created C&G Systems in 2014, and has over 30 years experience in the rail industry where he held a number of senior management positions within Network Rail, and some of the largest rail principal contractors in the UK including Siemens, Babcock and ABC.

He has played a key role in the largest rail projects in Scotland, including the West Coast Route Modernisation Project, Glasgow South Suburban Renewals Project, and most recently the Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Programme.

Andrew Gordon

Commercial Director

AMG Professional Services provide the commercial and performance support to C&G Systems through Andy Gordon.

Andy was previously the Head of Procurement for West Dunbartonshire Council where he was responsible for an annual spend of circa £150m per annum.

 He has over 18 years experience working across the rail, renewables, construction, local government, and utility sectors. With an in-depth knowledge of private sector and public sector procurement (European Procurement Directive (OJEU), Public Contracts Scotland Regulations, Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014).

 An experienced leader in Strategic Procurement, Andy has developed a number of procurement strategies focussed on increasing quality and innovation whilst reducing lifecycle costs.

Work Experience:

  • Head of Procurement – West Dunbartonshire Council
  • Procurement & Commercial Manager – SSE Renewables
  • Procurement & Commercial Manager – ScottishPower Renewables
  • Performance & Improvement Analyst – Network Rail

Scott Corker

Chief Information Technology Officer

For the past 23 years, Scott has been working within the IT industry after graduating from Glasgow University with a degree in Computer Science.

After working in London for 20 years in the financial and energy sectors, Scott leads all developments across Checkpoint’s systems and applications as the Chief Information Technology Officer. 

His main responsibilities are developing new software solutions for clients and running various internal R&D projects, managing the IT department, and keeping the executive team briefed on the latest information technologies and innovations that could help the company to succeed.

David Gormley

Training & Development Manager

D&L Rail Services Limited provide Operations and Resourcing support to C&G Systems through David Gormley.

 David has over 10 years experience covering possession planning, SSOW planning and safety critical works, and working for clients such as Siemens Rail, EGIP Alliance and Costain on the Stirling, Dunlbane & Alloa Project.

 He is currently working in partnership with Network Rail, British Transport Police and Dumbarton Football Club for Network Rail’s “Stay Safe Stay Off The Tracks” initiative with school kids across West Dunbartonshire.

Work Experience:

  • Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme(EGIP)
  • Motherwell North Signalling Renewals (MNSR)
  • Polmadie & Rutherglen Resignalling (PARR)
  • Haymarket to Inverkeithing (H2I)

Darren Dawson

Delivery Manager

Darren Dawson Limited provide Operations and Planning support to C&G Systems.

 Darren has over 15 years experience, from rail operations, Pway works and possession planning.

 Working for a number of clients in Scotland and England, he was previously working on the EGIP Alliance Project with Costain and then as an assistant pm for network rail on the H2M project.

Work Experience:

Darren has worked on a number of rail projects including Reading Station Area Redevelopment (RSAR), Glasgow South Suburban Renewals (GSSR), Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Program (EGIP), Motherwell North Signalling Renewals (MNSR), Polmadie & Rutherglen Signalling (PARR), Haymarket to Inverkeithing (H2I), Paisley Corridor Interlocking Renewals (PCI).

More recently, Darren was seconded as Scheme Project Manager to Network Rail on the Shotts Electrification Project.

  • Operations Manager – C&G Systems
  • Scheme Project Manager – C&G Systems
  • Possession Planner – C&G Systems
  • Safe System of Work Planner – C&G Systems

Marc Gangel

Planning Manager

MGNL Ltd provide vital planning services to C&G Systems through Marc Gangel.

With over 18 years experience in railway operations and possession planning they have worked on various planning projects around the UK, including:

Work Experience:

  • Glasgow South Suburban Renewals (GSSR)
  • Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP)
  • Motherwell North Signalling Renewals (MNSR)
  • Polmadie & Rutherglen Resignalling (PARR)
  • Haymarket to Inverkeithing (H2I)
  • Glasgow Central Interlocking Renewals (GCIR)
  • Paisley Corridor Interlock