Keith Ludeman joined the Network Rail "board in July 2011 and was appointed senior independent director in July 2012. He was group chief executive of the Go-Ahead Group Plc from July 2006 to July 2011 having previously been a group executive director since 2004 and a main board advisor since 1998. Before this he held senior management positions in bus companies, mainly at managing director level. He has also worked as a transport consultant. He was appointed chief executive of the Go Ahead’s London bus division in 1997, before moving across to manage the rail division in 1999. He was chairman of Association of Train Operating Companies between 2003 and 2005, a member of the British Transport Police Authority until 2005.
"He is currently a non-executive director at Interserve Plc and chairman of the Bristol Water Company. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport & Logistics and a fellow of the Institute of Railway Operators." 
Resources and articles
- Network Rail Board, organizational web page, accessed October 12, 2012.