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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.

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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 ludemanKeith Ludeman

Former Chief Executive, Go-Ahead Group
Chairman and Independent Trustee
Chairman, Finance Committee
Chairman, Nominations Committee

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 MullinsSam Mullins, OBE

Managing Director
Museum Director

Director of the London Transport Museum since 1994, Sam leads the development of the world’s premier museum of urban transport and place to ignite curiosity about the future.

Highlights of his career at the Museum 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); as well as programmes for the Tube150 anniversary programme (2013), the Year of the Bus (2014), Transported by Design (2016), and Hidden London (2019). Sam is a historian and co-author of Underground: How the Tube Shaped London (2012) and Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground (2019).

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 President of the International Association of Transport Museums (IATM), 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.

Sam was awarded an OBE for services to London Transport Museum in the 2019 New Year’s Honours.

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).

Vernon EverittVernon Everitt

Managing Director, Customers, Communication and Technology, Transport for London
TfL nominated Trustee

Vernon is TfL’s Managing Director, Customers, Communication and Technology and is responsible for customer, communications and technology strategies. He focuses on putting customers at the heart of TfL’s operations through delivering improved journeys on public transport and the road network. He also leads on supporting and partnering with the Capital’s thriving technology sector.

Vernon oversees fares and payments, contact centres, customer information, marketing and customer insight, media relations, public affairs, travel demand management, strategic city transport planning and internal change programmes.

For the 2012 London Olympic Games, Vernon successfully led the largest, integrated marketing and communications campaign ever undertaken, which spanned Government and the transport industry.

Prior to joining TfL in 2007, Vernon spent 10 years at the Financial Services Authority and 18 years at the Bank of England, in a variety of banking, regulatory, corporate and communications roles.Prior to joining TfL in 2007, Vernon spent 10 years at the Financial Services Authority and 18 years at the Bank of England, in a variety of banking, regulatory, corporate and communications roles.

Vernon is on the Board of the London Transport Museum and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
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Michèle Dix CBE 

Managing Director, 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 is a member of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), which promotes public transport research and best practice globally.

Sir Peter HendySir Peter Hendy CBE

Chair of Network Rail and LLDC
Independent Trustee

Sir Peter was appointed as the Chair of Network Rail in July 2015 and then in 2017, appointed Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation, which is developing the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. He was previously the Commissioner of Transport for London for nearly 10 years, having been successfully responsible for transport in London during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

Sir Peter was appointed as the Chair of Network Rail in July 2015 and then in 2017, appointed Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation, which is developing the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. He was previously the Commissioner of Transport for London for nearly 10 years, having been successfully responsible for transport in London during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and was appointed CILT International President for their centenary year. In 2019 he was appointed by the Prime Minister as a trustee of the Science Museum Group which includes the National Railway Museum in York. 

After graduating from the University of Leeds, he started his transport career in 1975 as a London Transport graduate trainee, and is now one of Britain’s foremost transport practitioners. He was knighted in the 2013 New Year's Honours List, having been made CBE in 2006.

Liz WilliamsLiz Williams MBE

Digital Skills Director, BT Group
Independent Trustee

Liz is a long-term campaigner on the importance of everyone realising the benefits of digital technology. She leads BT Group’s digital and social inclusion strategies and cross sector collaborations with government, civil society and other leading businesses, focusing on the needs of young people.

Liz is Chair of the Good Things Foundation, the UK’s largest charity focused on supporting digitally and socially excluded people to improve their lives through digital, and a trustee of the London Transport Museum. She sits on the Board of the Government’s Digital Skills Partnership, and is a member of the BCS Computer Science Curriculum and Assessment Committee.

Liz was appointed as a Social Mobility Commissioner by the UK Government in 2018, and awarded an MBE in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to digital literacy and social inclusion.

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Andrew SmithAndrew Smith

Independent Trustee
Chair, 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 a number of charities in the museum, youth development and climate change sectors. He is currently Chairman of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle, a trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, a trustee of Lowther Castle and Gardens Trust in Penrith, and 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.

Marcus ArthurMarcus Arthur

CEO of UKTV and President, BBC Studios UK & Ireland
Independent Trustee
Chair, Enterprise Board

Marcus has responsibility for all of BBC Studios' UK businesses and oversees the strategic direction of UKTV, as CEO, driving growth to its channel brands and streaming service, UKTV Play.

His remit includes increasing the volume of UKTV Original productions to help deliver on BBC Studios' ambition to own more of its own IP. Marcus is also committed to attracting and retaining the best on and off-screen talent and creating an environment for UKTV and BBC Studios colleagues to do their best work.

As President of BBC Studios UK & Ireland, Marcus is responsible for BBC Studios' revenue in the UK & Ireland. In addition to UKTV, BBC Studios UK businesses include TV sales in the UK and Ireland; DVD and digital downloads; licensed merchandise; digital and physical publishing; music publishing and licensing; live events and clips licensing operation BBC Motion Gallery.
Until recently, Marcus also oversaw BBC Studios Australia and New Zealand and the advertising division of GNL, the BBC's global news operation.

Prior to this role, Marcus was Managing Director, Global Brands, where his business worked in conjunction with other departments to drive greater value from the BBC's leading international and multi-format properties. Marcus has also held positions as Managing Director, BBC Magazines and Publishing Director, Radio Times.

Randeep SidhuRandeep Sidhu

Director, Emerging Markets, Babylon Health
Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

As Director of Emerging Markets at Babylon Health, Randeep is responsible for designing and building AI-enabled healthcare for the developing world. Babylon Health is at the forefront of digitally connected health operating in the UK, USA, Canada and Rwanda. Babylon's GP at Hand is one of the largest GP clinics in the UK.

Randeep is responsible for delivering 3000 consultations a day in Rwanda through innovative technology. He is also doing research, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, on new ways of using technology to help patients living with HIV, TB and mental health concerns. 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 FerrisBill Ferris, OBE

Chief Executive, Chatham Dockyard Trust
Independent Trustee
Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

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, more than 100 businesses, 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!

Vincent NolanVincent Nolan

Chairman, 2CV
Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

Vincent has been a consumer insight researcher for over 30 years.  He has personally conducted thousands of interviews on behalf of a variety of brands and products.  He created 2CV, now a global research company, as a vehicle to express his passion for understanding people and what makes them tick.  

Vincent has been fortunate to have been involved with the development of TfL’s relationship with its customers for more than half his career.  This period has seen radical shifts in the way the organisation views and serves their customers.  This led to his appointment as a non-executive director for the LTM Enterprise Board where his passion for understanding people is given a historical context.

Rebecca CrowderRebecca Crowder

Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

Rebecca has a wealth of experience across the heritage, culture and arts sector having served a four-year tenure with the National Trust on their Strategic Advisory Board, advising across a wide range of topics from the digitalisation of membership experience to improving visitor experience.

She is a co-founder of Saltdean Lido CIC in Brighton, bringing the UK’s only Grade II* listed lido back into public use. During her six-year tenure as Chair, she oversaw fundraising of over £5m, wrote the business plan to ensure the site could operate in a financially sustainable manner as well as working with a wide range of complex stakeholders in developing strategic partnerships.

She has extensive experience of fundraising, increasing revenue of visitor attractions and improving visitor experience combined with a passion for ensuring the UK's heritage is preserved and accessible for all to enjoy.Rebecca is the Chief Growth Officer for Somo in London, a digital transformation business advising some of the world’s best-known brands on digital products and experiences. She sits on the board and has a global responsibility for growth, business development, marketing and PR.

Pam RosserPam Rosser

Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

Pam is an e-commerce consultant working with global retail and entertainment brands, with interests in the digital management of licensing and intellectual property, third-party marketplaces and consumer privacy. She is a non-executive director for the LTM Enterprise Board.

Previously, Pam led digital commerce for The Walt Disney Company’s consumer products business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. There she worked with licensees, retailers and online platforms to better connect Disney, Marvel and Star Wars fans with things they might like to buy. She has also worked at Google, advising large retailers on digital advertising strategy and execution. Pam started off in e-commerce at Amazon’s fashion business, straight out of the MBA programme at London Business School, thus bidding a fond farewell to her first career in business journalism.

Kathy QuashieKathy Quashie

Head of Partnerships and Alliances, Vodafone
Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

Kathy is a respected executive leader with substantial expertise in profit and loss management and digital transformation. She has worked across tech, software, retail and banking delivering traction of operation in some of the largest and most dynamic markets. Her successes in Telco was recognised externally in 2009 by GT in the Global Telecoms Forty under Forty top executives to watch.

Kathy currently works for Vodafone where she leads the Partnerships and Alliances channel for the UK. She recently worked for BT as the Major Business Director for Enterprise Businesses, and was previously the CEO and Chair of BT Expedite, BT’s omni-channel retail business.

Kathy has also been a key member of tech women programs, mentoring and contributed to the diversity and inclusion agenda for the companies she has worked within. Her belief is that a truly inclusive culture will drive stronger business performance.

Kathy holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University, is CIMA part qualified and a black belt in six sigma. She is married, lives in London, and enjoys sailing and supporting charities and foundations.

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Sandeep DwesarSandeep Dwesar, BA (Hons) FCA

Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Barbican Centre and Guildhall School Music and Drama
Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

After qualification as a Chartered Accountant, Sandeep moved from professional practice into industry working for British and American multi-national companies in the UK and in Europe. Following this, he worked as a consultant within local government, working on a variety of different projects – including management training, business process engineering and privatisation initiatives.He is now Chief Operating and Financial Officer of the Barbican Centre and Guildhall School of Music and Drama, with oversight of strategic planning and operational leadership. In this role he represents all non-artistic activity of the combined arts centre, re-vitalising the Barbican’s income streams and commercial activity.  

Sandeep has held a variety of non-executive roles for many years and is involved in a number of corporate, creative and charitable organisations, including a trusteeship of Friends of Baale Mane, a homeless shelter for young girls in Bangalore, and the charity Help Musicians UK. 

Andy McwilliamsAndy McWilliams

Non-executive Director, Enterprise Board

Andy is an experienced multi-channel retailer and has worked at director level for a number of major retailers including Ocado.com, House of Fraser and Home Retail Group. He provides senior board level consultancy and interim support for those organisations seeking to maximise their eCommerce and customer service operations. Andy has recently led a digital transformation programme for The Royal Institute of Surveyors and Evans Cycles.

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