Senior Road Safety Officer
Essex County Council
After graduating from University College Cardiff and then qualifying as a teacher Liz worked in a secondary school In Essex teaching biology. She then moved to Buckinghamshire taking on a role of Road Safety officer; working in the Road safety education team, Liz developed a cycling awareness scheme and other documents, before moving back to Essex as a Senior Road Safety officer.
Since that time, her career has progressed in Essex through Road Safety education into Road Safety Engineering, where she gained a Master’s degree and on to managing a variety of functions within Highways, including the ITS contract for period of 10 years. Liz now works within Essex Highways – an integrated partnership between Essex County Council and Ringway Jacobs, where she forms part of the senior leadership team. In her role as Network, Safety and Asset Manager (& Traffic Manager) , Liz now oversees the work of 5 key functions – network management (including the traffic control centre), road safety (delivered through the Safer Essex Roads Partnership), Streetworks (through the Essex County Council Permit Scheme), Asset management and the highway inspection function.