About us

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.

Current Yearbook

Yearbook 2015/16 [11.6 MB]

Museum Yearbook, Annual Reports and Accounts

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]

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.

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Keith Ludeman, former Chief Executive of 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 he 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, he 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 and Museum Director

Director of the London Transport Museum since 1994, Sam has overseen the development of the world’s premier museum of urban transport and the social history of transport in London. During his tenure he led the creation of the first publicly accessible museum store in the UK at Acton Depot in 1999, the redevelopment of the Museum in Covent Garden in 2007, the transition to charity governance in 2008, the creation of the Tube150 anniversary programme in 2012 and the Year of the Bus in 2014. He co-authored the book, Underground: How the Tube shaped London in 2012.

Sam is an active member in the museums profession, a vice president of the Association of Independent Museums (AIM), and a board member of the Museum Prize Trust, ss Great Britain, and the Royal Logistics Corps Museum.

David Worthington, Chairman Holmes & Marchant Group, 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 board member of the Northern Ballet and 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).

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Vernon Everitt, Managing Director of Customers, Communication and Technology, 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.

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Angela McConville, Chief Executive of Westway Development Trust, Independent Trustee

Angela is the Chief Executive of the Westway Development Trust, the largest development trust in the UK.  The Trust owns twenty-three acres of land under the A40 flyover in Kensington and Chelsea and is regenerating the land asset for the benefit of the local community. Angela joined the Trust in 2013 and has reinvigorated the Trust – creating a ‘Destination Westway 2030’ strategy, which seeks to establish Westway as one of London’s premier destinations for culture, enterprise, sport, fitness, and artisan retail. She is passionately committed to the Trust’s core aim of maximising social impact through improving the health and economic wellbeing of the community in and around Westway.

Angela has committed her professional life to innovative work that tackles poverty and disadvantage. Prior to joining Westway, Angela was the founding Chief Executive of Vital Regeneration - a Westminster-based charity that helps transform communities and the lives of people in need by breaking the cycle of deprivation. Under Angela’s leadership, 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. She enabled the charity to build a prestigious network of corporate and cultural partnerships, which reached the lives of 25,000 people each year.

Angela 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Dr Hayaatun Sillem is the Deputy 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.

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

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.

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