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 Sessions at Traffex

Wednesday 22 May 2024


Panel: Designing and Maintaining Roads for a Safer Tomorrow

12:00 - 12:40 Maintenance
  • Discussing the science of passive safety: designing for human error and building safer roadsides.
  • How do signs and lamp columns injure people and how can we prevent it?
  • What does data tell us about where to prioritise investments in pursuing Vision Zero?