Our Board and senior management
Spain and Morocco
Francisco Iglesias joined ALSA in 1991 and has gained over 20 years experience in senior management positions within the organisation, including General Manager of the Intercity Transport Division and most recently Corporate General Manager.
In 2016 he was appointed CEO of Alsa Group.
Chief Executive Officer, Student Transportation, North America
Gary Waits brings nearly 20 years of experience in the transportation industry and has held many leadership positions within multiple transportation organisations. He joined National Express in 2010 and previously was the divisional CEO of National Express Transit Corporation, COO of our East area of operations, and most recently CFO and treasurer. Prior to joining our team, Gary was the chief financial officer for First Student and then the vice president of finance for North America for First Group.
Chief Executive Officer, Transit and Shuttle, North America
Judith Crawford is the Chief Executive Officer of National Express Transit and Shuttle. She is responsible for all transit operations in the United States and Canada and the continued growth of the division. She is always looking at new and innovative solutions to improve operational performance and grow the business. She also heads up the commercial development activities including M&A for National Express LLC (NELLC) . Prior to being CEO, Judith was the Chief Financial Officer for NELLC for four years. Judith brings more than ten years of financial management and operational experience. She has overseen many strategic and operational projects within NELLC. Before beginning her career with National Express, Judith worked as a chartered accountant in the United Kingdom for KPMG.
UK and Germany
Tom was appointed Managing Director UK and Germany in April 2017 with responsibility for the UK Bus and Coach divisions as well as the German Rail business. He joined National Express in 2011 as Group Business Development Director and was appointed Managing Director UK Coach in November 2012, also taking on National Express Rail in January 2017. In July 2017 Tom was appointed Managing Director UK Bus.
Before joining National Express, Tom was Senior Vice President, Commercial Development, for FirstGroup America, with responsibility for building the commercial contracting capability of the business. Previously he held a number of roles at First Great Western Trains including two years on the Board as Commercial Director.