As Lothian’s Managing Director, Sarah Boyd leads the organisation. Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company, she works closely with the company’s senior team to deliver strategy, direction and leadership. With over 20 years in the bus industry, Sarah joined Lothian in 2013 as Head of Operations, before becoming Operations Director in February 2017.
Previously Scottish Chair of the Confederation of Passenger Transport, Sarah is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. She currently chairs a subgroup of the Scottish Government’s Bus Taskforce, looking at improving driver shortages across the bus industry in Scotland. Sarah is passionate about the role Lothian plays within the communities it serves and is proud to be part of the company’s Charities Committee which oversees vital donations to many local charities.
After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, John spent several years in general practice before moving into industry where he worked for a local Shipping Port Group for 10 years, latterly as Group Financial Accountant before moving to Lothian Buses in February 2014 to take on the role of Group Management Accountant. John was appointed as Finance Director in 2018 and is responsible for Finance, Payroll, IT and Strategic Systems across the Group and as Company Secretary plays an integral role as part of the Board and Executive Leadership Team.