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Esther Sharples

Chief Operating Officer

Esther Sharples was appointed as Operations Director, London, in September 2023. Esther was then appointed interim Chief Operating Officer in February 2024, becoming Chief Operating Officer in April 2024.


  • Wealth of experience in managing vast and complex infrastructure
  • Strong passion for making things better for customers


Esther Sharples has 20 years of experience managing infrastructure across a number of sectors including 16 years at Transport for London (TFL) and prior to that at Land Securities Trillium and the BBC.  

During her time at TFL, Esther held positions as Director of Asset Operations and most recently Director of Asset Performance Delivery, where she was responsible for the maintenance and renewals of assets across the London Underground. 

Esther Sharples headshot in front of London skyline