Board Members

To observe the highest standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity, each board member declares their interests (see below each biography) - including positions, directorships and shareholdings - relevant to us.

Any offers of gifts or hospitality that have been accepted by a board member are registered and listed below their biography.

Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan, Chair

Sadiq Khan is the Mayor of London and has appointed himself as Chair of TfL.

Sadiq was born in London and has lived here all his life. His parents moved to London from Pakistan in the 1960s. He was state-school educated in Tooting before studying Law at the University of North London. Sadiq and his wife have two daughters.

Sadiq became a solicitor specialising in human rights and was a councillor in the London Borough of Wandsworth from 1994 to 2006.

In 2005 Sadiq was elected MP for Tooting. He was appointed Minister of State for Communities in 2008 and later became Minister of State for Transport, becoming the first Muslim and first Asian to attend Cabinet. He was also Crossrail Minister.

In 2013 Sadiq was appointed Shadow Minister for London, and in 2015 he led the Labour Party campaign in London in the General Election.

Sadiq is a big sports fan, especially football, boxing and cricket. He ran the 2014 London Marathon, raising money for the Evening Standard's Dispossessed Fund.

Click here to see Sadiq's GLA register of interests

Click here to see Sadiq's GLA gifts and hospitality register

Val Shawcross

Val Shawcross CBE, Deputy Chair

The Mayor has appointed Val Shawcross CBE as Deputy Mayor, Transport and Deputy Chair of TfL.

Val served as Lambeth and Southwark's representative on the London Assembly between 2000 and 2016. She chaired the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) from 2000 to 2008. Between 2008 and 2016 Val was the Labour Group's transport spokesperson, alternating between being Chair and Deputy Chair of the Assembly Transport Committee.

In recognition of the work of the Transport Committee, Val was jointly awarded the London Cycling Campaign's 'Cycling Champion of the Year'. In March 2016 she was also awarded for 'Outstanding Contribution to Transport in London' by Transport Times and for 'Outstanding Contribution to Promoting Accessible Transport' by Transport for All.

Val is a former Labour Party National Women's Officer, and was a Croydon councillor between 1994 and 2000, serving as Leader from 1997 to 2000. She was awarded a CBE in 2002 for services to Local Government.

Val has a BA in Politics and an MA in Education. She has worked for the Inner London Education Authority, the Commonwealth Secretariat and as Head of Public Affairs for the National Federation of Women's Institutes.

Click here to see to Val's register of interests

Kay Carberry

Kay Carberry CBE

Kay Carberry CBE has held various posts in the Trades Union Congress and was the Assistant General Secretary 2003-2016. She is a past member of several government advisory bodies and commissions on equality and employment, for example the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Kay is currently a commissioner of the Low Pay Commission, member of Ministry of Justice Civil Justice Council, Trustee of People's History Museum, Director of TU Fund Managers Services, Governor of Pensions Policy Institute and an Honorary Fellow St Hugh's College Oxford. She was awarded a CBE in 2007 for services to employment relations.

Greg Clark

Greg Clark CBE

Professor Greg Clark CBE is a former member of the London LEP Board, Chairman of the London Stansted Cambridge Consortium, member of the Crossrail 2 Growth Commission and the West Anglia Task Force.

Greg is currently: Chairman of The Business of Cities Limited; visiting Professor, and Co-Chairman of Advisory Board, City Leadership Initiative, University College London; Senior Fellow, Urban Land Institute (ULI), Europe; Global Fellow, Metropolitan Programme, The Brookings Institution, Washington DC; Strategic Advisor, OECD Local Economy Programme, OECD, Paris; Chairman, JLL Cities Research Centre and Fellow, Future Cities Catapult, UK.

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson of Eaglescliffe has competed in five Paralympic Games, winning 11 gold, four silver and one bronze medal. She has held 30 world records.

She is Director of the London Marathon as well as holding other prominent positions in sports bodies. In December 2012 she joined the board of the London Legacy Development Corporation. She is also a Non-Executive Director of London 2017 Limited and has been a member of the National Disability Council and Senior Deputy Chair of the UK Lottery Award Panel.

She was made a Dame of the British Empire in 2005 and was appointed to the House of Lords as a cross-bench peer in March 2010.

Ron Khalifa

Ron Kalifa

Ron Kalifa was appointed Deputy Chairman of Worldpay in 2013. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer for over 10 years, building and leading Worldpay into the premier global payments company it is today. Worldpay is the pre-eminent FinTech company in Europe and is one of the largest payments companies globally.

Ron has been a driving figure behind the success of Worldpay, one of the world's largest payments companies, which last year became the UK's most significant FinTech IPO when it listed on the London Stock Exchange.

With over 15 years' experience within the global payments industry, Ron holds responsibility for the strategic direction of this FTSE 100 business which employs over 5,000 employees across 25 offices in 13 countries. Ron has extensive experience of the payments ecosystem - including card payments, cash management and trade finance and transaction banking.

Ron is also an independent consult to Advent and its advisers on a variety of issues, particularly in relation to new investment opportunities.

Ron has spent part of his career in the USA as well as Europe.

Michael Liebreich

Michael Liebreich

Michael Liebreich is Founder and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a research company which he founded in 2004 and sold to Bloomberg LP in 2009. He serves on various international bodies such as the Global Agenda Councils of the World Economic Forum and the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All.

He has an MA in engineering from Cambridge, an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Harkness Fellow, and is a Visiting Professor at Imperial College. He is Chairman of St Mark's Hospital Foundation and in 1992 was a member of the British Olympic Ski Team.

Dr Alice Maynard CBE

Dr Alice Maynard CBE

Dr Alice Maynard CBE is a Director of Future Inclusion Limited. She is a member of the Committee on Fuel Poverty; a non-executive director of HMRC; Chair of NICE Guideline Committee on Improving Adult Social Care Users' Experience; a Member of the Grant Thornton Vibrant Economy Commission and the current Chair of TfL's Independent Disability Advisory Group.

Alice is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the RSA.

Anne McMeel

Anne McMeel

Anne McMeel is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. She has held posts at the former Greater London Council, Inner London Education Authority and the London Borough of Enfield before becoming the Director of Finance at the London Borough of Sutton. In 2001 she joined the newly created GLA as its first Director of Finance and Performance before moving to the MPS in 2007 as its Director of Resources until 2012.

Since 2013 she has been pursuing her interests in cultural activities and travelling and using her skills in new environments, including as advisor to KBR and in non-executive positions on the Keech Hospice Care Board, the MoD Police Committee and the Arts Council Performance and Audit Committee.

Dr Mee Ling Ng

Dr Mee Ling Ng OBE

Dr Mee Ling Ng OBE is a board member of a Housing Association providing accessible housing to people with disabilities, and a board member of South Bank University. From 2002 to 2010 she was Chair of Southwark PCT NHS board. She has also been a non-executive director of Lewisham and Guy's Mental Health Trust and South London and Maudsley Mental Health Trust.

Mee Ling was a councillor in Lewisham from 1986 to 2002.

Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE

Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE

Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE is currently the President and CEO of Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE). He co-chaired the National Infrastructure Plan Strategic Engagement Forum (NIPEF) and was appointed by the GLA as a member of the London Infrastructure Delivery Board.

He chairs the Investment Committee of ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment Funds (PE) and has over 30 years' experience in planning, finance, delivery and management of major property and infrastructure investment projects.

Nelson has a BSC in Civil Engineering from Aston, MSC in Construction and Programme Management from Birmingham and a MBA in Strategic Management & Corporate Finance from Aston, where he is also Royal Academy of Engineer Visiting Professor on Infrastructure Investment. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers, Companion of Chartered Institute of Management CEDR Accredited Mediator and Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrations.

Dr Nina Skorupska

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE is Chief Executive of Renewable Energy Association and a non-executive director of Women in Science and Engineering. She was the first female power station manager for RWE npower in the UK before going on to be Director of Performance Improvement. She has also been responsible for delivery of Essent's new clean energy developments. 

Lynn Sloman

Dr Lynn Sloman

Dr Lynn Sloman is Founder and Director of Transport for Quality of Life, a specialist environmental and sustainable transport business. Her work at Transport for Quality of Life focuses on designing and evaluating sustainable transport investment programmes.

Lynn was Chair of the Campaign for Better Transport and remains a trustee until 31 December 2016. She is a trustee of the Foundation for Integrated Transport and a trustee of Open Streets Trust. She was a Special Adviser to the Board of TfL between 2000 and 2008. She was also previously Vice-Chair of the Commission for Integrated Transport, a Board Member of Cycling England, and Assistant Director of Transport 2000.

Lynn has a DPhil in Earth Sciences from Oxford University, and has worked as an exploration geologist and as a researcher on science and environmental issues at the House of Commons Library.

Ben Story

Ben Story

Ben Story is on the Executive Leadership Team of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (Rolls-Royce) as Director, Strategy and Marketing.

He was previously a Partner at Square Partnerships LLP and Head of UK Investment Banking and Broking at Citi.

Ben has over 25 years' broad experience in banking, including advising on a number of strategic transactions in the transportation and infrastructure sectors. Ben was involved in the establishment of TfL.

Remuneration of board members

The basic fee is £16,000 per annum. Additional fees are paid for each appointment to a Committee or Panel, up to a maximum payment of £20,000 per annum.

The additional fees are paid at the rate of £1,000 per annum as a member and £2,000 per annum as the Chair, of a Committee or Panel. Members are also entitled to receive free travel on TfL transport business areas. No allowances are paid to members.

Any expenses claimed by members, in relation to fulfilling their role as a TfL board member, will be published on the board members page, along with details of any gifts or hospitality received.

Full details are outlined in the Annual Report.

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