Isabel Dedring: Deputy Mayor for Transport, London

Isabel Dedring: Deputy Mayor for Transport, London

isabelIsabel Dedring is London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport. In this capacity she is responsible for setting policy and ensuring programme delivery across the Mayor’s transport portfolio. Key projects in this role have included the Tube Reliability Programme, targeting a 30% reduction in delays, developing the Mayor’s recent Cycling Vision, and leading the development of London’s first-in-a-generation new roads strategy through the Roads Task Force.

Prior to being appointed to this role in 2010, she was the Mayor’s Environment Advisor responsible for delivering, among other things, the Mayor’s large-scale building retrofit programmes and launching the £100m London Green Fund.

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Isabel received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Political Science and Russian. Her previous roles include work for the US Agency for International Development, advising inbound investors at Ernst & Young Kazakhstan, and a focus on regulated industries at McKinsey & Company.

A member of the New York bar, Isabel has been a guest lecturer at a number of universities. She is a Board member of the Institute for Sustainability and Deputy Chair of the Transport for London Board.