Our People

The Rock team is made up of originators, asset managers and financial and marketing people who work together in an integrated model to create successful infrastructure solutions.

March 2011 – Mark Swindell sets up Rock Infrastructure

September 2011 – Matt Allen joins Mark Swindell at Rock as Partner

August 2012 – Nick English joins the Rock team as Partner

October 2014 – Rock & Rolling stock – Mark Swindell establishes Rock Rail

September 2016 – Henry Swindell returns to Rock from Macquarie Capital

December 2016 – UK Infrastructure veteran, Trevor Sturmy, comes on board

January 2017 – Ben Stringer joins Rock as Group Chief Financial Officer

January 2017 – Nick Watson joins the Rock team bringing a wealth of rolling stock expertise

September 2017 – Farewell to Roger McDonald who leaves Rock to pursue his motorbike adventures!

September 2017 – Boosting up the commercial team – James Herriott joins the team from Stagecoach

November 2017 – ‘Rail guru’ Steve Dodd joins Rock with over 25 years’ experience in the rail sector

Mark Swindell
Founding Partner & CEO
Matthew Allen
Nick English
Helen Levy
Marketing Director
Elisabeth Hill
Finance Manager
Trevor Sturmy
Ben Stringer
Group CFO
Nick Watson
Commercial Director
Sarah Williams
Executive PA to Mark Swindell
James Herriott
Commercial Director
Melanie North
Assistant Accountant
Steve Dodd
Commercial Director
Jo Shepherd
Finance Director
Punit Rathod
Head of Financial Planning and Analysis
Ed Goodfellow
Accounts Assistance
Ed Stringer
Mike Kean
Chief Operating Officer
George Bearfield
Health and Safety Director
Magdalena Winiarska
Finance Manager
Jenny Smith
Commercial Manager
Karlien Blackwell
Financial Accountant
Jim Eldridge
Regional Managing Director, Rock Rail Australia