Mike Brown
Mike Brown first joined London Underground in 1989 and worked in various operational manager roles before becoming the company's Chief Operating Officer in 2003. In 2008, he joined BAA with responsibility for running Heathrow, the world's busiest international airport. He rejoined London Underground as Managing Director in 2010, taking responsibility for the biggest programme of upgrades and renewal in the Tube's 150 year history, including some of the biggest and most complex engineering projects in Europe. The upgrade programme is being delivered, whilst the network carries record numbers of passengers and plays a crucial role in events such as last year's London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Entries by Mike Brown

A Message to London

(11) Comments | Posted 8 July 2015 | (13:49)

The planned strike on London Underground from late afternoon on Wednesday 8 July will cause big disruption to the people and economy of London. It is also totally unnecessary.

London's great strength as a world-leading city is that it moves with the times and the changing needs of its people....

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Why We Should Care About the Tube's 150th Birthday

(0) Comments | Posted 13 January 2013 | (23:00)

This week marks 150 years since the very first Tube journeys took place between Paddington and Farringdon on the Metropolitan Railway. At a time when people had no electricity in their homes, inside toilets were a rarity and radio and television did not yet exist the Tube was a revolutionary...

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