David Scorey, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Keolis Commuter Services, a Keolis Group subsidiary in charge of operating the Boston commuter rail network, has been appointed President and CEO of Keolis North America, effective 8 July 2021. With 30 years of experience in the public transport sector, David Scorey will continue to develop Keolis' activities in the United States and Canada.
David Scorey's expertise and knowledge of public transport issues will bring the Group to a new level in the development of its North American activities, with a view to offering more sustainable and innovative transport solutions to public transport authorities and passengers.
David Scorey began his career as an apprentice mechanical engineer before progressing to supervisory and management roles in the industry with companies including British Rail, Intercity West Coast, Virgin Trains and Alstom in the UK.
In 2004, David joined Southern Railway where he held various roles including Head of Fleet, Operations Director and interim Managing Director from 2014 to 2016.
In 2016, he joined Keolis in the United States and became CEO and General Manager of Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) in Boston. Within this subsidiary, David led the operation and maintenance of the city's local train network on behalf of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), which carries more than 127,000 daily passengers in Boston and its suburbs.
Under his leadership, KCS implemented a plan to improve Boston's rail network, improving ontime performance, increasing network ridership and upgrading infrastructure for the passengers’ benefit.