Kevin Seaborne is a Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He is the Head of Technical Discipline for Lifts and Escalators for London Underground, accountable for London Underground Lift and Escalator standards and responsible for managing an engineering team which supports all parts of the business.  He joined London Underground in 1981 on the Graduate training scheme; having graduated from Sheffield University with a B.Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering. In 1983 he moved into a substantive post in Lifts and Escalators and has undertaken various posts in the intervening period.  Notably he was part of the team which delivered over 100 escalators as part of the Jubilee Line Extension.

Kevin is a member of BSI MHE 4 committee and has been a BSI delegate member of CEN TC10/WG2 for escalators works for over 20 years.