Full Name

Bronwen Thornton


Bronwen is an international expert, facilitator and trainer on walking and walkable communities, giving walking a voice on the international stage and within local communities, cities and professional arenas. She has extensive experience in strategic transport planning, community and political engagement, on-street analysis and policy and project delivery with a focus on equitable and sustainable transport.

As CEO of Walk21, she works closely with international agencies to address global challenges and ensure walking is incorporated into the solutions, including climate change, road safety and public health, the Sustainable Development Goals and New Urban Agenda.  She leads on the annual international Conference series and strategic development of knowledge products and training.

She particularly likes to work in creative partnerships to inspire politicians and practitioners about the value of walking.

Bronwen is Chair of the Board of the Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Foundation (SLOCAT) and a Board member of the International Federation of Pedestrians.

Bringing everyone aboard: fostering access for all
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 09:00 10.30