International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Peter Hendy
UITP President and
Commissioner, Transport for London, UK
Creating Liveable Cities in a Changing Urban Landscape
17:00 - 18:45Thursday, 22 May 2014

Sir Peter Hendy, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE), was appointed Commissioner of Transport for London (TfL) in 2006, having previously served since 2001 as TfL's Managing Director of Surface Transport. He led, and played a key role in preparing for, the successful operation of London’s transport for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He was formerly Deputy Director of UK Bus for FirstGroup and previously Managing Director of CentreWest London Buses, managing it in London Transport (LT) ownership, leading it through a management and staff buyout with venture capital backing, and subsequent expansion. Sir Peter was elected President of the International Public Transport Association (UITP) in May 2013. He was President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in 2011/12, and was also Chair of the Commission for Integrated Transport from 2005 to 2010.