Dr. William Oliver Norman is London’s first Walking and Cycling Commissioner, working to deliver the Mayor’s pledges to make walking and cycling safer and easier in the capital.
Will was previously Director of Global Partnerships at Nike. He spent more than three years working with not-for-profits, governments, UN agencies and European Institutions to tackle the global inactivity crisis, with a particular focus on getting children more active.
Prior to working at Nike, Will was Director of Research at the Young Foundation and also set up a successful social research consultancy.
Will has a PhD from the London School of Economics. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys both running and walking throughout the capital. He lives with his family in east London.
Will is based at both City Hall and Transport for London (TfL), and is paid via TfL.