Background

The role was previously part of the GLA as the Cycling Champion as part of the previous Mayor's team. The role is now extended to meet the requirements of the new London Mayor and has been renamed the Walking & Cycling Commissioner.

The role will be within Transport for London for pastoral care, however working very closely with the Mayors office and particularly with the Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross. The Mayor's office will drive the agenda for the incumbent.

The key deliverable of the position is to be an ambassador for these methods of transport and to harness the delivery engine of Transport for London along with the influence of the Mayors office to respond to the challenges of transport congestion in London as well as promoting wellbeing within the capital.

The role is to be the spokesperson for this important social and commercial project and work well within the political environment by ensuring collaboration and delivery.

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