Andy Byford

Commissioner, Transport for London


Andy B yford is a transport professional whose thirty year career has spanned three continents. Andy joined L ondon Underground in 1989 as a uniformed S tation F oreman before working his way up to G eneral Manager of the B akerloo, C entral and Victoria L ines. After a spell as O perations and S afety Director of two mainline train operating companies, Andy’s career took him to S ydney as C hief O perating O fficer of Australia’s largest railway network then on to C anada where he headed up the T oronto T ransit C ommission. Most recently, Andy served as P resident of New Y ork C ity T ransit, the busiest and largest transit system in North America. Andy returned to T ransport for L ondon in June 2020 as C ommissioner. He grew up in
Plymouth and is a graduate of the University of L eicester.

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