Socia has been commissioned to carry out an external Board Evaluation for the East West Rail (EWR) Board. EWR is responsible for designing, developing and delivering the section of East West Rail between Bletchley and Cambridge – while overseeing the remaining works required between Oxford and Bletchley. EWR is classified as a Non-departmental Public Body (NDPB) with the Department for Transport acting as its sponsor. An independent Board at EWR leads the governance of the business and, along with four Board committees, is the focus of this Board effectiveness review