About Daniel Moylan


Daniel Moylan has been involved in London and national politics since the early 1990s, being at various times a councillor in Kensington and Chelsea, an officer of London Councils, a co-founder and co-Chairman of Urban Design London (a non-profit-making association of planning, design and transport professionals) and until 2016 Deputy Chairman of Transport for London under Boris Johnson and an adviser to the Mayor on various transport projects. He chaired the Mayor’s Design Advisory Group for much of the Johnson Mayoralty. He became Chairman of Tube Lines Holdings when it was acquired by TfL and was later the first Chairman of Crossrail 2 Limited. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Crossrail Limited and served as Chairman of the London Legacy Development Corporation during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

In addition to his extensive experience of transport and infrastructure investment and delivery, Daniel Moylan is closely associated with streetscape improvements that have become the focus of national and international approval. Improvements to Kensington High Street and Exhibition Road have won many awards. He initiated the scrapping of one-way working in Piccadilly and Pall Mall and promoted many other streetscape improvements delivered by TfL and the GLA. In recognition of his achievements in this area, he was elected in 2008 an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Since May 2016, working with several major private sector clients, Daniel Moylan has taken on a number of consultancy projects related to transport investment.

His strengths and experience include:

· governance of major capital construction programmes

· detailed knowledge of the interface between public and private sectors in Planning, Transport, Waste            Management, Urban Design and Airports

As a former investment banker and for thirty years a teacher of international finance, he also brings a high degree of financial literacy to his understanding of these areas.

Daniel Moylan was educated at the Queen’s College Oxford, was President of the Oxford Union in 1978 and served in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (principally in South Africa) before becoming an investment banker. In 1983, he was the Conservative Party candidate at the General Election in the constituency of Birmingham, Erdington, narrowly failing to take the seat.

Daniel Moylan is gay and lives with his partner in Kensington.