Abbie Thomas

Abbie holds degrees in Science and Mechanical Engineering and has 12 years’ post-graduate experience, of which 10 of those have been in the rail industry mostly in track maintenance and construction.

Abbie started her rail career in ARTC’s standards division in Adelaide, and then relocated to Sydney to take up a role with Macmahon Rail in their rail maintenance team. Abbie then moved over to John Holland as Project Engineer on the North Strathfield Rail Underpass, Sydney Metro Northwest (Tunnels), and Sydenham Metro Upgrade.

Abbie has recently joined Pacific National as a Project Manager, working with the Asset Management team to deliver transformation initiatives that target an overall Pacific National performance improvement.

Abbie is passionate about promoting the rail industry as career option. Abbie has been a personal member since 2015 and joined the Management Committee in 2017, contributing to the portfolios of the Field Day, Young Professional, and Diversity sub-committees.