Keith Upton


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SNC-Lavalin Atkins

Author of "Getting it right...the earlier the better"
Keith graduated from the University of Bristol in 2011 with a first class honours masters degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Keith is currently a signalling engineer working in the scheme development team in the UK. He is working towards chartership, his Signalling Principles Design license and is a Deputy CRE (under mentorship). Keith has previously worked in signalling construction as a supervisor on level crossings and other re-signalling projects giving him a good understanding of the challenges of construction site work. He is also an assistant signalling tester and used these skills during re-signalling schemes. Keith was also the assistant to the professional head of signalling for six months, which has given him an understanding of investigations, standards and technical strategic matters. He has a large breadth of experience undertaking placements across signalling (and other disciplines). Keith is continually working towards achieving chartered engineering status through the IET and is actively involved in the IRSE. Keith was the IRSE Younger Members chairperson from 2017-2019 and is currently an Associate Member on IRSE Council. Keith is also a committed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) ambassador and regular organises and attends events to inspire the next generation of STEM students across all ages.