Suzy Charman

Executive Director, Road Safety Foundation

Suzy is a leading expert on the Safe System with just under 20 years of experience. Before joining RSF Suzy was head of international road safety at TRL, and before that she was responsible for overseeing the establishment of the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP). The RSF is the United Kingdom Road Assessment Programme lead providing coordination and leadership of the programme that brings together work for National Highways, Welsh Government, Department for Transport and many local authorities. RSF has established Safe System road safety engineering working groups providing a forum for collaboration for road authorities, Police, DfT and other stakeholders. RSF provides training and tools helping road authorities to unpack the realities of trying to implement a safe system.  Suzy is a Trustee for the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund and a judge for several road safety awards including the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards.

My Speaker Sessions

Tuesday 06 June 2023


Vision Zero for road safety

12:35 - 13:00 Safety
  • Unpacking the implications of the moral standpoint that road casualties should not be an accepted by product of mobility
  • How a Safe System will help us achieve vision zero
  • Some of the challenges with implementing a Safe System and how we may need to change our decision making

Panel: How can we make A Roads safer?

14:30 - 15:15 Safety
  • What solutions can be employed to address the high concentration of death and serious injury on A Roads
  • How can technology play a part?
  • Cyclists and pedestrians are among the most vulnerable of all road-users and are involved in as many as 50% of collisions on some of Britain’s most dangerous roads. What can be done to boost safety and in turn, active travel uptake on these roads?