Our goal is to provide high quality consulting services in the areas of transportation safety management, risk management, accident investigation and safety regulation.

Naish Transportation Consulting
Ottawa, Canada
+1 (613) 421-7677

Naish Transportation Consulting Inc. was established in 2009. Ian Naish, the company President, has over 30 years of experience in the transportation safety area, encompassing both regulatory and investigative roles.

From 1998 to 2009, he was Director of Rail and Pipeline Investigations at the Transportation Safety Board of Canada and was directly accountable for the production of 180 Board investigation reports. Ian’s previous experience in the rail safety area consisted of eight years at Transport Canada’s Railway Safety Directorate as Chief of Policy, Regulations and Standards. Ian also served for five years in the Canadian rail regulatory area as Senior Level Crossing Design Engineer.

Ian holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from London University, a Master’s Degree in Transportation Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at Western University. Ian is also a Professional Engineer.


In 1997, while at Transport Canada, Ian Naish was presented with the Deputy Minister’s Award for Excellence and in 2006, at the Transportation Safety Board, Ian was presented with the Executive Director’s Excellence in Leadership Award.