Ricard Fuertes

Head of IS Operations

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)

Ricard is the Head of IS Operations at Transport for Greater Manchester, the local transport authority responsible for delivering Greater Manchester’s transport strategy and commitments. TfGM manages 5.6 million journeys daily across the city region on several transport modes classified as Critical National Infrastructure, and is currently implementing a bus franchising program that represents the biggest change in public transport in the city region of the last 40 years.

With a background of almost 30 years in IT working on different functions and across both private and public sector, Ricard leads the team at TfGM responsible for the day-to-day operation and cybersecurity of information and operational systems across the company.