About Us

Nick French

Nick French
Managing Director



Nick is a Senior Project Manager and Project Director, with 20 years experience of delivering major rail projects in New Zealand and the UK.

Nick founded Traction Room in 2014 after working as Project Director for KiwiRail on the Auckland Rail Electrification Project.

A results-focused leader, Nick has successfully delivered national and international high profile infrastructure and operations that have transformed rail transportation.

Signature Projects


  • Graduate Diploma, Business Administration and Management (University of Auckland)
  • Bachelors Degree, Zoology/Animal Biology (University of Auckland)