Panel includes Lorraine Baldry, chair of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation, and Neale Coleman, policy director to the mayor of London.
The government today named a host of industry players on the 12-person board of the Olympic Delivery Authority.
They include Lorraine Baldry, chair of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation, Neale Coleman, policy director to the mayor of London and Barry Camfield, assistant general secretary to the Transport and General Workers Union.
Sir Howard Bernstein, chief executive of Manchester council and David Taylor, chair of Silvertown Quays, have also been appointed.
The remaining seven positions went to:
- Tony Ball, former chief executive and managing director of British Sky Broadcasting
- Stephen Duckworth, doctor, academic and entrepreneur
- Christopher Garnett, chairman and chief executive of Great North Eastern Railway
- Sir Roy McNulty, chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority
- Baroness Morgan of Huyton, former Cabinet Office minister
- Kumar Muthalagappan, managing director of the Pearl Hotels and Restaurants Group
- Sir Nicholas Serota, director of Tate galleries
The posts are part time - approximately two days per month - and each board member will be paid £500 per day. Appointments are for a two-year period.
Olympics minister Tessa Jowell, who announced the appointments, said: "The ODA will play a crucial role in delivering the 2012 Games - not only building the venues and infrastructure but also managing the Government's interest in the Olympic project and protecting the public money going into it."