"Prior to his appointment as Commissioner of Transport for London in January 2001, Robert Kiley served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Partnership.
"Early in his career, he was with the CIA, where he served as Manager of Intelligence Operations and then as Executive Assistant to the Director.
"Robert Kiley is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Board Member of the Salzburg International Seminar, the American Repertory Theater, MONY Group Inc, the Princeton Review Inc and Edison Schools, Inc. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Harvard University Center for State and Local Government.
For a complete profile of this fellow go to Transport For London-Board and Chief Officers.
Well, so maybe it's not a complete profile. There's also this tidbit from Newsday: "Kiley ...had emerged as a strong candidate for city schools chancellor and was backed by then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani".
What was Giuliani doing in London last week anyway?