Kulveer, who has a degree in Architecture from UCL, was the lead delivery manager of the Oystercard for London in 2003 and led commercial negotiations on behalf of the Secretary of State supporting the King’s Cross redevelopment.
He will lead on policy direction for Transport on behalf of the Mayor, and will oversee the relationship between the GLA and TfL.
Commenting on the appointment Boris Johnson said:
“I am delighted to be able to announce Kulveer as my Director for Transport Policy. He has vast experience in delivering large projects with multiple stakeholders in both the public and private sector, and has a reputation as a terrific motivator and a leader with ceaseless energy.
“I am certain that Kulveer will be able to use his experience in delivering the Oystercard in London to help me to deliver my key transport commitments including implementing interactive bus tracking, re-phasing London’s traffic lights and coordinating a closer relationship between TfL and the private train companies which currently serve London’s suburbs.”