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
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 the Founder of the Living Space Project, an urban placemaking social enterprise consultancy, and former Director of the Environmental Law Foundation. She is also a Senior Fellow for Philanthropy and Place at the New York-based Projects for Public Spaces and co-founder of the UK Place Making Collective. She sits as an advisor, patron or trustee of several, environment, heritage and placemaking boards and organisations. Maria was a commissioner on the UK Sustainable Development Commission and the English Heritage Commission.