Theo BlackwellChief Digital Officer for London at Mayor of London
Appointed in 2017 as London's first Chief Digital Officer, Theo leads on London-wide digital transformation, data and smart city initiatives at City Hall.
His role involves:
- Strategic leadership on the digital transformation agenda for London's public services, across the GLA group and the wider public sector.
- Developing and promoting partnership between the public, private and community sectors to enable and support the development of new public service-oriented technology and innovation.
- Convening on behalf of the Mayor, across London local government to support the take-up of innovative, technology, and data-led approaches to service delivery and public engagement
The new Smarter London Together Roadmap launched by Mayor Sadiq Khan in June 2018, is supporting the collective capabilities of the city through citizen-centred design, data-sharing, smart infrastructure, digital skills and collaboration.