The 16 commissioners, and two associates, are drawn from London's diverse sustainability sector. They give their time and expertise voluntarily to advise the Mayor of London about how to improve the quality of life of all Londoners.
Meet the commissioners
Dr Ashok Sinha (Chair)
Ashok is Chief Executive of the London Cycling Campaign. Previously, Ashok was Director of The Climate Coalition, a co-founder of Make Poverty History and Director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign. Ashok has a PhD in renewable energy and conducted research into climate change and renewable energy in academia and Forum for the Future. Ashok has been named one of London’s 1000 Most Influential People by the Evening Standard for the last five years and was named one of the UK’s top 100 Environmentalists by the Independent on Sunday in 2008.
Maria is a former commissioner of the UK Sustainable Development Commission and the English Heritage Commission. She is currently patron or trustee of several, environment, heritage and placemaking boards and organisations including the National Heritage Lottery Fund and the Environment Agency.
Maria is the recipient of the first Clore Social Fellowship for environment and place, and is the author of short book 'The Place Making Factor'.
Nicky Gavron AM
Prof Richard Templer
Dr Paul Toyne
Cllr Claudia Webbe
James Byrne - Associate commissioner
Paul de Zylva - Associate commissioner