Andrew Christopher Pitt was born in 1959. He was appointed Marketing Manager for Regional Railways Wales and West in 1989. From 1994 to 1997 he served as Assistant Franchise Director, Office of Passenger Rail Franchising. He joined Stagecoach Rail as Business Development Director in 2000, serving in this capacity until 2009. He was Managing Director, South West Trains Ltd. between 2009 and 2012. In 2013 he came Chairman of Cross London Trains. From 2016 he has been a Non-Executive Director of Porterbrook Leasing. He has also worked as a Non-Executive Director of Crossrail between 2017 and 2020 and since 2017 has been a Non-Executive Director of HS1 Ltd.