Robert Cooke

 School of Engineering and Technology

Deputy Chief Specialist (Signalling), Land Transport Authority

Robert Cooke, BEng CEng MIET CEng(S’pore) Sr.MIES MIRSE is Deputy Chief Specialist (Signalling) at the Land Transport Authority (LTA) Singapore. He has a particular interest in rail transport specialising in communication based train control and interlocking systems for high performance metro systems.


He has worked for London Underground, Westinghouse Rail Systems (now Siemens) prior to joining the LTA in 2012 in a career of  27 years.  A key part of his role is the development of young signal engineers and working with Institutes of Higher Learning on projects to encourage young graduates to explore careers in the field of modern metro systems.


Robert is also a committee member for IET Singapore LN since 2016. He joined the institution in the mid 80s whilst studying Electrical & Electronic Engineering at Huddersfield.