Ian Campbell has been appointed CIO at Transport for London (TfL), responsible for all aspects of the information management strategy for one of the world's largest transport authorities.
Campbell joined TfL last month and replaces the former CIO Phil Pavitt who joined HM Revenue and Customs as CIO in September last year.
Campbell said he will be working with TfL to ensure it has the right approaches to information management in place "to support the business requirements of all users".
Campbell's recent career includes roles at examinations board Cambridge Assessment and the Royal Mail.
Previously he has also held the group CIO position at British Energy, where he led a two-year business change management programme to improve operational efficiencies and align the IT function with business, and featured in the silicon.com CIO50.
Prior to his time at British Energy, Campbell was on the board of Energis (now Cable & Wireless)and previously worked for Citibank developing financial services products for the global corporate and retail market.
He has also worked as a management consultant for PA Consulting and is a graduate of the London School of Economics.
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