About us

Governance

London Transport Museum Limited (LTML) is a registered charity (number 1123122) which was incorporated on 6 February 2008 as a company limited by shares and is governed by its Memorandum and Articles of Association.

LTM's aims as a charity are to advance the heritage of transport in London and to educate the public about the history of transport in London through the provision, operation and maintenance of a transport museum for the public benefit. LTM also seeks to educate the public about the role of transport in the life and work of London past, present and future.

Annual Reports

Annual report 2016/17 [4.53MB]
Yearbook 2015/16 [11.6 MB]

Yearbook 2014/15 [7.56 MB]

Yearbook 2013/14 [7.68 MB]
Yearbook 2012/13: 150 [12.21 MB]
Yearbook 2011/12: City Futures [8.09 MB]
Yearbook 2010/11: Celebrating 30 Years of London Transport Museum [4.55 MB]
Yearbook 2009/10: The Year of Suburbia [4.30 MB]
Yearbook 2008/09: London's Journey - Past, Present and Future [2.97 MB]
Annual Report and Financial Statements 2008/09 [4.50 MB]
London Transport Museum Review 2003/06 [7.32 MB]

Five-year Plan

The five-year plan for London Transport Museum 2018-2023 [2.5 MB]

Board of Trustees

The Museum is governed by a Board of Trustees which meets four times a year for routine business and convenes meetings as necessary to consider urgent issues. In addition, trustees take part in an annual review of strategy. Day-to-day management of the Museum is delegated to the Managing Director, Sam Mullins, and through him to the Senior Management Team, employees and volunteers.

board ludeman

Keith Ludeman former
Chief Executive, Go-Ahead Group
Chairman and Independent Trustee

After completing a MSc in Transport Engineering and Planning, Keith held posts with regional transport authorities in the UK and overseas.

In 1986 Keith became Managing Director of Burnley & Pendle before joining London Regional Transport’s management team at what later became London General. He joined Go-Ahead in 1996 following the sale of London General's MEBO, and was then appointed Managing Director of their London Bus Division. In 1999, Keith moved across to head Go-Ahead's rail interests and was Chairman of the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) from 2003-05. He was appointed to the Board of Go-Ahead in 2004 and to the position of CEO in 2006.

Following his retirement in 2011, Keith took up non-executive director positions in Interserve plc, Eversholt Rail Group, Bristol Water, Aspin Group, and TXM Plant. He was a non-executive director of Network Rail between 2011 and 2014. He is the chairman of London Transport Museum and a fellow of both the Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Institution of Railway Operators.

Sam Mullins
Chief Executive
Museum Director

Director of the London Transport Museum since 1994, Sam led the development of the world’s premier museum of urban transport and place to understand the story of London’s journey.

Highlights include creating the first publicly accessible museum store in the UK at Acton Depot (1999); the £22m redevelopment of the museum in Covent Garden (2007); the transition to charity governance (2008); and leading the Tube150 anniversary programme (2013), the Year of the Bus (2014), and Transported by Design (2016). Sam is a historian and co-author of Underground: How the Tube Shaped London.

London Transport Museum attracts over 400,000 visitors a year and has won a series of awards since 2007. The Museum delivers educations programmes in every London borough, offers access to its whole collection through the Museum Depot, works to inspire young people to work in engineering and transport, and runs the Hidden London tours of disused tube stations.

Sam is a trustee of ss Great Britain, Vice President of the Association of Independent Museums (AIM), and judge of the Museums and Heritage Show Awards for Excellence.

David Worthington
Chairman Holmes & Marchant MSQ Partners 
Independent Trustee
Chair of LTM Trading Board

David is non-executive Chairman of consumer design consultancy Holmes & Marchant, with offices in London, Singapore, Shanghai, and New York. He was previously Managing Director of the Conran Design Group.

Before joining LTM's Board, David was a guest curator responsible for the content and art direction of the Design for Travel Gallery within the Museum. He is currently Chairman of London Transport Museum (Trading) Limited and a member of the Finance Committee. 

He is a governor at Ravensbourne College, a member of the Design Commission, and past Chairman of the Sector Skills Council for Creative and Cultural Industries (CCSkills).

In his consulting capacity, he is Chairman of Designersblock, and an independent design consultant to Sainsbury’s, SEB, Design Council, and the parliamentary advisory group, Policy Connect.

David is a member of D&AD, a fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers and the Royal Society of Arts, and Honourary fellow of Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Phil Swallow 
Independent Trustee

Phil retired in 2013 from his role in Accenture where he was Global Managing Director for Communications Media and High Technology Quality and Client Satisfaction. He worked for the firm and its predecessors for thirty-two years and specialised in large scale systems development and outsourcing.

Phil graduated from Aston University in 1981 with a BS in Business Administration and Computer Science. He is a trustee of Richmond Park Charitable Trust.

Married with twin boys, his hobbies are trains (he owns a steam engine), horses (he is a dressage rider) and ballet (he is a spectator). He is a Freeman of the City of London and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (UK).

web vernon everitt 2016 copy

Vernon Everitt
TfL Managing Director of Customer Experience, Marketing and Communications
TfL nominated Trustee

Vernon is responsible for Transport for London's customer strategy and its delivery, which puts customers at the heart of the organisation's thinking and activity. This includes accountability for TfL's fares and ticketing operations (including Oyster), contact centres, customer information, media relations, marketing and customer insight, public affairs and travel demand management programmes. He is a champion of open data provision to help customers get the best deals and services.

Prior to joining TfL in 2007, Vernon spent ten years at the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and eighteen years at the Bank of England.

Vernon is a member of an Advisory Group to Marston Group, the largest privately owned specialist UK company in the field of civil and High Court Enforcement, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Angela McConville

Angela McConville
Chief Executive Old Royal Naval College 
Independent Trustee

Angela joined the Old Royal Naval College in October 2017 as Chief Executive.

Prior to that she was Chief Executive of Westway Trust, one of the UK’s largest and most successful development trusts.  Under Angela’s leadership the Trust developed a new 2030 strategy for the rejuvenation of the estate, as well as bringing forward a range of innovative partnerships and development proposals. In 2017 the Trust’s ‘Portobello scheme’ won the New London Award for Culture & Community as an exemplar civic project for local residents and international visitors.

Before that, Angela led a Westminster-based charity, Vital Regeneration, which helped local communities develop skills, talent and resilience. Under Angela’s direction, Vital Regeneration won two national awards for innovation, was short-listed for the Charity Times Awards 2010 and won the Prime Minister’s UK Catalyst Award for Social Innovation.

Angela started her professional life as a technology and learning management consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

In addition to her role at the Old Royal Naval College, Angela is a Trustee at the successful London Transport Museum, and is a Director of their trading company. Previously, she was a member of the founding Board of The London Apprenticeship Company – London’s first group apprenticeship company. She has also held Board positions for the London Learning & Skills Council, the City of Westminster College and Westminster Council’s ‘Work and Skills’ Board.

Angela holds an MSc from Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from Henley Business School. Born in Northern Ireland, she has lived with her family in London and Oxfordshire since 2000.

 web michele dix 2016 resize

Michèle Dix CBE 
Managing Director of Crossrail 2 
TfL Nominated Trustee

After completing her PhD in transport and land use planning, Michèle started her career at the Greater London Council (GLC) and became a chartered civil engineer through the GLC’s transport planning graduate scheme. She then spent fifteen years in the private sector with Halcrow Fox and became the Board Director of Urban Transport. She joined Transport for London in 2000 as co-Director of Congestion Charging with Malcolm Murray-Clark, and became Managing Director of Planning in 2007. 

Michèle has led TfL's strategic thinking on the future transport needs of London by providing clear direction, and testing and challenging solutions. She was responsible for the Mayor’s Transport Strategy and transport requirements for the Mayor’s 2050 Infrastructure Plan, coordinating the implementation of local plans and borough partnerships and developing major scheme interchanges. 

Michele is now Managing Director for Crossrail 2. She is also a visiting professor for UCL and Chair of the President Committee (PresCom) for the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), which promotes public transport research and best practice globally.

web peter hendy 2016 resize

Sir Peter Hendy CBE
Chair of Network Rail
Independent Trustee

Sir Peter was appointed the Chair of Network Rail in July 2015. He was previously the Commissioner of Transport for London since 2006 and TfL's Managing Director of Surface Transport since 2001. While at TfL, he led the preparation for the successful operation of London's transport for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sir Peter was also formerly Deputy Director for First Bus (part of FirstGroup plc) and Managing Director of CentreWest London Buses. He started his transport career in 1975 as a London Transport graduate trainee.

Sir Peter was elected President of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) in May 2013. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transport, and the Institution of Civil Engineers. He was knighted in the 2013 New Year's Honours List, having been made CBE in 2006.

 web andy rothery 2016 resize

Andy Rothery
FCA, FRICS, MA (Oxon) 
Independent Trustee

Andy is a real estate professional with twenty-seven years of industry experience. He advised on the creation and operation of numerous major international real estate funds over that period and has also advised major corporate and public sector bodies on various asset and portfolio acquisitions and disposals. He recently retired from Deloitte to establish several new businesses in the real estate sector.

Andy is married with four grown children and a grandson.  He is a Freeman of the Leathersellers Livery Company in London, Foundation Governor of the Prendergast Federation of five inner city state schools in Lewisham, and Chair of Trustees of the Florence Trust, a London based Contemporary Arts organisation.

web leon daniels 2016 resized

Leon Daniels
Managing Director of TfL Surface Transport
TfL Nominated Trustee

Leon oversees Transport for London's responsibilities for the safe and efficient running of London's buses, taxis, river services, the road network, congestion charging and Santander Cycles. Leon joined TfL in April 2011 from FirstGroup, where he had been a director of the UK Bus Board since 2000.

Prior to joining TfL, for several years Leon owned and ran his own bus company, which grew to be the largest private sector bus company in London prior to the privatisation of London Buses. He sold the company to FirstGroup in 1998.

Dr Hayaatun Sillem

Dr Hayaatun Sillem
CEO and Director of Strategy of the Royal Academy of Engineering
Independent Trustee

Dr Hayaatun Sillem is the CEO and Director of Strategy at the Royal Academy of Engineering, which brings together the most successful and talented engineers for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering.

As Deputy CEO, Hayaatun is responsible for driving cross-Academy change and modernisation projects and is the organisational champion for diversity and inclusion. She also leads Academy Fellowship activities, award schemes and research and innovation policy, as well as having a strategic oversight role across the Academy’s broad portfolio of programmes. She has extensive leadership experience in UK and international science, engineering and innovation policy and programmes. She is a trustee of the London Transport Museum and Semta, and a trustee and judge for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment.

Hayaatun has an MBiochem from the University of Oxford and a PhD in signal transduction from UCL. She is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

web liz williams 2017

Liz Williams
Director, Tech Literacy and Education Programmes, BT Group
Independent Trustee

Liz heads BT’s tech literacy programme which aims to help build a culture of tech literacy, where it is viewed as a cornerstone of modern education.  The programme was launched in 2015 alongside a first ambition to reach five million young people with better teaching in computing skills by 2020.  To date, over 900,000 children have benefitted.  Liz also leads the BT Group Education Strategy which helps young people, particularly those at risk of being disadvantaged, become work ready and get into jobs.  

Liz is Chair of the Good Things Foundation, a UK based charity which supports digitally and socially excluded people to improve their lives through digital. Most recently, Liz chaired a review of digital skills on behalf of the UK Government. Liz represents BT on the Movement to Work employer coalition committed to tackling youth unemployment through high quality vocational training and work experience. In 2016, Liz was named in Business Cloud Magazine’s inaugural ‘100 Women Role Models of Tech’ list.

Twitter: @L12_W

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith
Independent Trustee
Chair of Audit Committee

 Andrew Smith was a London based partner at PwC until 2009. During his 34 years at PwC he had a wide range of leadership roles as an auditor, consultant and HR practitioner. In particular he led PwC UK’s banking and capital markets assurance practice, led its sustainability and climate change consulting practice and was HR partner for its 900 partners with a focus on partner development.

Since retiring from PwC, he has been a trustee of number of charities and chaired their audit committees. In addition to his role at the London Transport Museum he is also a trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle and Lowther Castle and Gardens Trust in Penrith and is an alumnus member of the audit committee of Clare College, Cambridge.

He lives in Penrith, Cumbria with his wife Diana and has four married children and a growing number of grandchildren.

Roger Cooke

Roger Cooke
Enterprise Board member

A management consultant by background, Roger was Managing Director of Oxford Policy Management (OPM) after having been a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he ran the firm’s public sector management consulting group. He currently chairs the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust in Carlisle, and is Honourary Treasurer of the Lake District Calvert Trust, which provides adventure holidays for profoundly disabled people.

Roger has led numerous consultancy projects in national government departments, public utilities, and non-profit organisations in both developed and developing countries. He has advised extensively on institutional framework issues and organisational restructuring.

Randeep Sidhu

Randeep Sidhu
Vice President of Product and Brand, Your.MD
Enterprise Board member

As Vice President of Product and Brand at Your.MD, Randeep is responsible for understanding and designing the first AI health assistant. Your.MD has been the number one health app in over 100 countries, and is at the forefront of digitally connected health. Prior to this Randeep was Global Brand Director for Outfit7, a multinational development company that is best known for the creation of Talking Tom and Friends that has 6.5 billion downloads and 350 million monthly active users.

Randeep also works as a trustee at Terrence Higgins Trust and helped set up and grow the international charity Teach First. He has over 15 years of experience creating successful brands (Starbucks, IKEA, London Stock Exchange, Teach First), product innovation (Samsung, Orange, Investec) and technology insights (AOL, Barclays, Financial Times).

Bill Ferris

Bill Ferris
Chief Executive, Chatham Dockyard Trust
Enterprise Board member

Trained as an accountant, Bill has had a varied career.  He ran his own wholesale and retail bakery business in Devon for six years before moving into the heritage sector in 1988.

In 1988 Bill became the first Commercial Manager at the Yorkshire Mining Museum (now the National Museum of Coalmining), seeing it through its last phases of development and early years of operation.

He went on to run a series of “commercial” heritage projects for Heritage Projects Ltd and became their Operations Director for seven years; responsible for seven projects nationally with combined visitor projections in excess of £1m per annum.

He joined Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust as Chief Executive in December 2000 to develop a strategy that would lead to long-term revenue sustainability.  More than £40m was raised to invest in the site and today there are 115 homes and more than 100 businesses on the site and annual visitor numbers are 170K; combined activities generate more than £16m to the local economy.

Bill was awarded the OBE for Services to Heritage in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours and was made a Deputy Lieutenant of Kent in January 2016.

Married with two grown up children Bill’s interests include chalk stream trout fishing, bird watching, mountaineering skiing and gardening, a joy and necessity!