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Pete Tomlin


Pete served 22 years in the British Army’s Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers He served in several European countries, North America and the Falkland Islands managing military engineering workshops and specialist technical teams.  His service included seven operational years in Northern Ireland assessing British Army unit’s technical capability and introducing innovative engineering projects to support operations.
From to 1998 to 2009 Pete worked as a T&C and Project Manager for Thales working in London, Hong Kong and Toronto on a variety of successful CBTC signalling projects, including the Jubilee Line in London.

In 2009, Pete joined the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to establish a Commission wide testing organization and in January 2012 took over as the Automatic Train Control (ATC) Project Director for the Yonge, University, Spadina (YUS) subway line.  Between 2012 and 2018 Pete oversaw a major reset to the project and the successful commissioning of Phase 1 (brownfield), Phase 2(TYSSE) (greenfield) and the interface to Wilson Yard.

In January of 2019 Pete joined New York City Transit as the Vice President of CBTC, Signals and Train Control Engineering.  Among many other activities Pete guided Line 7 into ATO service, qualified Mitsubishi as New York’s 3rd CBTC supplier, ran two concurrent Ultra-Wideband pilot projects to substantial completion in 9 months, managed one ongoing CBTC interoperable project and awarded two more CBTC contracts.  He also put together the strategy for the 2020-2024, $7.1Bn Capital resignalling plan for six major sections of the NY subway.  

Pete recently joined Kiewit as the Systems Integration Sponsor with responsibilities for US, Canada and Mexico and is currently working on a number of projects and new initiatives