Theo Blackwell

Chief Digital Officer for London
Greater London Authority

Appointed in 2017 as London’s first Chief Digital Officer, Theo leads on London-wide digital transformation, data and smart city initiatives at City Hall.

His role involves:

Strategic leadership on the digital transformation agenda for London’s public services, across the GLA group and the wider public sector;

Convening on behalf of the Mayor, across London local government, to support the take-up of innovative, technology and data-led approaches to service delivery and public engagement;

Developing and promoting partnership between the public, private and community sectors to enable and support the development of new public service-oriented technology and innovation.

Interesting Fact:

Theo holds a B.A. in Modern History from the University of Oxford.