Glynn Barton to leave TfL after 22 years

Glynn Barton, TfL’s interim Chief Operating Officer since October 2022, will be leaving the organisation at the end of May to take up the role of Chief Operations Officer of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council. Since December 2023, Glynn has also held the role of the Director of Buses for TfL.

Glynn has been responsible for ensuring TfL’s directly operated and contracted services and operations are planned and managed effectively, to provide a safe, efficient, reliable and high-quality service to customers.

Over 22 years at TfL Glynn has used his Transport Planning and Management background across a range of important operational roles including the 2012 London Olympics and the implementation of high-quality cycling infrastructure across London. He played a pivotal role in TfL’s transport plan to support events to mark the Platinum Jubilee, the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla.

In his new role Glynn will oversee all of the council’s in-house place-based services. The role covers a wide range of service areas which include Environment, Planning & Destination, Investment & Development, Commercial Operations, Infrastructure and Customer, and Arts & Property. 

(Picture – TfL)


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