Chris Townsend

Key Figure In London's Iconic Oyster Card System Who Was The London Organisational Committee's Commercial Director

How to hire Chris Townsend

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Chris is known to speak on the following:

  • Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Transport & Travel
  • 2021 - Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2021 Birthday Honours for services to Clinically Vulnerable People during the COVID-19 response
  • 2013 - OBE for services to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • 2006-2010 - Yielded £2.4 billion in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games
  • 2003 - Acquired an £800 million contract with Viacom for TfL
  • 1998 - Awarded Best Student at Nottingham Trent University