The 25 most influential women in UK IT 2013
Susan Cooklin is CIO at Network Rail. Her career has spanned over 20 years in financial services leading business, technology and operational teams across global organisations. Last year she took on the added responsibility for finance and HR shared services at the rail operator, which saw her team expand from 600 to 1,000 people. Cooklin ran a business change programme in the corporate banking division of Barclays, where she worked for seven years before joining Network Rail in 2006 as head of IT delivery.