The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced key senior appointments to his top team, including deputy mayors for policing, transport and housing.  The five new senior advisors will drive forward the Mayor’s pledges to make the capital a safer city, with a world-class transport network and affordable housing leading to shared prosperity for all Londoners.


Sadiq Khan intends to appoint Val Shawcross CBE as Deputy Mayor for Transport and Deputy Chair of Transport for London*. Val Shawcross has extensive experience of all issues relating to London’s transport, having served as a London Assembly member for 16 years, including eight years as chair and deputy chair of the London Assembly transport committee.

In addition, the Mayor has announced his intention to secure London’s future transport needs by proposing the appointment of Lord Andrew Adonis as Chair of the Crossrail 2 Board*. Andrew Adonis brings a wealth of experience delivering major London and national transport projects. Lord Adonis will continue his role as chair of the National Infrastructure Commission.

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