CEO Today - UK Awards 2022

About Martin A Chartered Accountant, Martin Griffiths joined Stagecoach in 1997 as Group Business Development Manager, before being appointed to the Board as Finance Director in April 2000. He has also served as the senior independent non-executive director of AG Barr plc and Robert Walters plc, and as a non-executive director of Troy Income & Growth Trust plc. He was young Scottish Finance Director of the year in 2004 and is former Chairman of Rail Delivery Group Limited. Martin Griffiths was appointed Chief Executive from 1 May 2013. Martin Griffiths is responsible for Group health, safety and environmental matters, overall strategy and management of all of the Group’s operations. Stagecoach Group Stagecoach Group is a leading multimodal UK public transport company, with operations in England, Scotland and Wales. The Group operates bus, coach, and tram services in regulated and deregulated markets. Stagecoach is the UK’s biggest bus and coach operator. We have major city bus operations in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Hull, Sheffield, Oxford and Cambridge, as well as inter-urban services linking smaller locations. We also run the low-cost coach service megabus. com in the UK and run Scotland’s biggest coach operator, Scottish Citylink, as a joint venture. Our strategy remains focused on three objectives: • Maximise our core business’ potential in a changing market • Manage change through our people and technology to make it simpler and better • Grow by diversifying to balance the portfolio and open up new markets Stagecoach helps millions of people access employment, education, healthcare and leisure facilities every day of the year. Responsible business is at the heart of everything we do. We want to grow our business in a sustainable way, enhancing our local communities. And we believe we have a crucial role to play in meeting the global challenge of climate change. Our commitment to responsible business focuses on a number of key areas: • Our people and our customers • Safety and security • Accessibility and affordability • Environmental performance • Building community relationships • Corporate governance • Code of Business Conduct We have a core set of values that underpin our business, and we work closely with our stakeholders in developing our services. We are also committed to reporting on our performance and striving to keep on improving. Our Mission We are committed to being a marketleading public transport business with long-term growth prospects based on high-quality services and investment in innovation. Our vision is to deliver greener, smarter travel to our customers, create sustained shareholder value and share our success with our people and our communities. People and partnership are at the heart of what we do. It is no coincidence that we have been rated the most ethical of the UK’s major public transport groups and among the businesses most likely to gain from the increasing challenge of sustainability and its impact on company performance. Like any business in any sector, we can get better. We are continually striving to improve our policies, practices and service delivery to make an increasingly positive impact on society and the environment. www. ceotodaymagazine . com CEO Today Un i t ed Ki ngdom Awa rds 202 2 Transpor t Leade r of t he Yea r CEO of Stagecoach Group Martin Griffiths w w w . s t a g e c o a c h g r o u p . c o m 65

RkJQdWJsaXNoZXIy Mjk3Mzkz