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Akhtar Patel

Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Akhtar joined Rock Rail in March 2020.  Previously, Akhtar worked for Sound Energy PLC, where he was responsible for the economic model for potential projects in Morocco. Rail experience has been gained at Rock Rail.

Akhtar is a qualified accountant and is responsible for all aspects of existing operating models for UK and Europe rail and bus, both at fleet delivery and asset management stages, new operating model builds, as well as the group business plan. Akhtar has successfully completed the operating model build of Rock Rail West Coast, Rock Road London and Rock Rail Main-Weser.

Notable transactions


  • Rock Rail West Coast
  • Rock Rail Main-Weser


  • Rock Road London