Thursday, 8 January 2009
Kulveer Ranger Ranger who is a member of the Conservative Party in Britain has been appointed as a Director of Transport policy by the London Mayor, Boris Johnson. Kulveer will lead on policy direction for Transport on behalf of the Mayor. He will also oversee the relationship between the GLA and TfL to ensure the delivery of the Mayor’s priorities. He is one of 10 Mayoral Appointments. About Kulveer London Mayor, Boris Johnson said:“I am delighted to be able to announce Kulveer as my Director for Transport Policy. He has vast experience in delivering large projects with multiple stakeholders in both the public and private sector, and has a reputation as a terrific motivator and a leader with ceaseless energy". Kulveer was the lead delivery manager of the Oystercard for London in 2003 and led commercial negotiations on behalf of the Secretary of State supporting the King’s Cross redevelopment, the procurement of a £70m. He has been an advisor to Shadow Secretary of State for the Dept of Trade & Industry, Alan Duncan MP, and is currently Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party. Kulveer has appeared on Sky News and the BBC as a political commentator. Ranger originally decided to be an architect at an early age. In 1996 he attained a degree in Architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture from the University College London, but it was during that time that his career direction changed. He admires Admiring great leaders like Mikhail Gorbachev, Nelson Mandela and Ghandi. He argues that there are not enough Black, Asian and Oriental youngsters involved in politics.