Joining the Dots previous speakers

Joining the Dots has been pleased to welcome some of the leading voices on road safety data and analysis to our past conferences. Previous speakers and selected presentations are featured below:
Dr Adrian Davis
Visiting Professor UWE
Adrian specialises in the health impacts of road transport, active travel and health, translational research, built environment and health and wellbeing He has a particular focus on epistemology and meaning of evidence and knowledge.
Adrian Davis on UWE website >
Alex Santacreu
Transport for London
Alex monitors road safety in London to identify priorities for intervention: high risk locations, times of the day and user profiles. This includes statistical tests to ensure road safety figures are not misinterpreted by decision makers.
Alex Santacreu on LinkedIn >
Dr Alice Crossley
Highways England
Dr Alice Crossley is Head of Performance Analysis and Modelling at Highways England. Prior to joining Highways England in 2016, Alice was Head of Profession for Transport Modelling at DfT and responsible for development of WebTAG guidance.
Alice Crossley on LinkedIn >
Andrew Hartley
Road Safety Analysis
Andy specialises in spatial analysis, digital cartography, collision and casualty trend analysis, data visualisation and dashboard design, and enforcement systems management.
Road Safety Analysis website >
Brian Lawton
Brian is a Transport Safety Consultant at TRL working with international clients to build transport safety policies that will govern future development. TRL deliver research that helps clients meet future transport challenges – globally, regionally, nationally and locally.
TRL website >
Bruce Walton
Road Safety Analysis
Bruce’s experience combines development and application of sophisticated analytical techniques with expertise in road safety intelligence. He is now the Technical and Analysis Director of Road Safety Analysis.
Bruce Walton on Road Safety Analysis website >
Dan Campsall
Road Safety Analysis
Dan is an experienced marketing and communications professional, who has oversight of RSA’s campaigns, PR and marketing work; a portfolio of initiatives that embraces everything from car seat safety and child pedestrian training to young drivers and motorcyclists.
Dan Campsall on Road Safety Analysis website >
Daryl Lloyd
Department for Transport
Daryl has been a government analyst since 2004. He has headed the Department for Transport’s Road Safety Statistics team for the last three years, working on road freight, vehicle statistics, traffic statistics and housing statistics in previous roles in DfT, DCLG and the Cabinet Office.
Daryll Lloyd on LinkedIn >
David Williams
The Telegraph
David provides investigative and consumer-focused reports and news for The Telegraph Motoring section and spoke on the intersection between data and wider public perception of road safety.
David Williams on Telegraph website >
Deirdre O'Reilly
Highways England
Deirdre is currently advising Highways England on how to build capability in behavioural change. She is taking a break from her role as Head of Social and Behavioural Research at the Department for Transport (DfT) UK and joint Head of Profession for Social Researchers in DfT.
Deirdre O'Reilly on LinkedIn >
Dr George Ursachi
Road Safety Analysis
George has a background in marketing and market research, academic research and teaching. With extensive experience over the last eight years in business development research, business intelligence and market segmentation, and constructing research instruments and methodologies.
George Ursachi on Road Safety Analysis website >
Honor Byford
Road Safety GB
Honor is Chairperson of Road Safety GB and previously managed a combined road safety education and engineering team in Brighton and Hove. She has over 20 years' experience of working successfully within a variety of road safety partnerships in England.
Honor Byford on LinkedIn >
Jan Sjorup
Road Safety Support
Jan has 40 years’ engineering experience in electronics, telecommunications, and data analysis and road safety strategy. Since 2010 He has provided on-going support to UK forces and partnerships with detailed analysis of STATS 19 data, including Contributory analysis.
Jan Sjorup on LinkedIn >
Jane Robinson
Atkins Global
Jane is a Senior Managing Consultant with Atkins, and the Project Manager for the three year 20mph Research Study for the Department for Transport, comprising both a process and impact evaluation of 20 mph schemes across the country.
Jane Robinson on LinkedIn >
Jeremy Phillips
Road Safety GB
Jeremy has been working in road safety for more than 25 years, and has developed several opportunities for making scarce resources go further – such as the Road Safety Time Bank (now the Road Safety Knowledge Centre) and the national demonstration Devon Road Safety Academy and Evidence Based Practice (EBP) projects.
Jeremy Phillips on Road Safety GB website >
Joseph Stordy
Transport for London
Joe is Research and Data Analysis Manager for Strategy & Outcome Planning at Transport for London. He oversees evidence based policy development and analysis of surface transport priorities and projects – with a focus on improving road safety, promoting walking and cycling, freight and traffic analysis and bus priority across London.
Joseph Stordy on LinkedIn >
Kathy Wilson-Ellis
Highways England
Kathy is a Senior Strategic Programme Manager in the Strategic Road Safety team within Highways England, supporting the company’s aim that “no one should be harmed when travelling or working on the strategic road network.”
Kathy Wilson-Ellis on LinkedIn >
Lee Fawcett
Newcastle University
Since completing his PhD in Statistics in 2005 Lee has continued two main research themes - novel approaches to road safety hotspot prediction and road safety scheme evaluation, and estimation of environmental extremes, both using Bayesian methods for statistical analysis. Lee has published in leading journals in road safety and statistical methodology.
Lee Fawcett on Newcastle University website >
Marie Woltman
Devon County Council
Marie is a regional rep in the national road safety analysts’ network, being the ‘Lead Regional Analytical Facilitator’ for the South West. She is an analyst and intelligence officer whose work underpins road safety operations and Highways Engineering for Devon County Council and its partner agencies.
Marie Woltman on LinkedIn >
Matt Staton
Cambridgeshire County Council
Matt has an MSc in Road and Vehicle Safety from Loughborough University and has experience of research into driver distraction, attitudes and behaviour and the evaluation of education programmes. He has played a key role in the development of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Road Safety Partnership’s strategy.
Matt Staton on LinkedIn >
Dr Neil Thorpe
Newcastle University
Neil brings over 25 years’ experience of research conducting empirical investigations of attitudinal and behavioural responses to technology-based travel demand management solutions which aim to reduce congestion and atmospheric pollution, and improve road safety.
Dr Neil Thorpe on Newcastle University website >
Dr Paul Hewson
Plymouth University
Paul is a lecturer in the Mathematics and Statistics faculty at Plymouth University where his research interests surround Bayesian applications of generalised linear mixed models.
Paul Hewson on Plymouth University website >
Richard Fernandes
Atkins Global
Richard has worked on evaluation projects looking at the introduction of 20mph signed only limits and HGV speed limit increases for the DfT, and has been a major part of the delivery of the post-opening project evaluation of all three of Highways England’s evaluation programmes; Pinch Points, Local Network Management Schemes and Major Schemes.
Richard Fernandes on LinkedIn >
Richard Owen
Road Safety Analysis
Since 2003 Richard has contributed to road safety work in the UK by playing a leading role in developing technology, partnership governance and analysis.He was recognised for his achievements in 2015 with the Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety.
Richard Owen on Road Safety Analysis website >
Tanya Fosdick
Road Safety Analysis
Specialising in the provision of in-depth research, data management and evaluation design and implementation, Tanya provides high quality support to users of MAST and general data analysis advice. Tanya has been involved in a number of high profile projects including E-Valu-It.
Tanya Fosdick on Road Safety Analysis website >
Teresa Healy
Go Safe Wales
Teresa has been working with safety cameras since 2005 when she was employed by the then Mid & South Wales Safety Camera Partnership as a Data Analyst. Teresa was promoted to Operations Manager in 2009 and now responsible for the staff in management office for Go Safe, the Wales Road Casualty Reduction Partnership.
Teresa Healy on LinkedIn >
Will Cubbin
Essex Highways
Will provides analytical support to the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) including a long term project developing working practices to make the most of the CRASH system. He focuses on identifying priority groups for engagement and looking for trends in collision data to inform the content of the engagement.
Safer Essex Roads Partnership >

Featured Presentations from Previous Conferences

Joining the Dots 2017 Conference

Data, Safety and Performance Outcomes - Dr Alice Crossley

Focusing on outcomes to understand drivers of safety, the impact of investment and operations activities, and using both national and local data to target interventions.
Size : 5.55 mb

The Problem with KSI: Using Trauma Data to Analyse Injury Severity - Matt Staton

Understanding Major Trauma, the definitions of different severity, and what we can learn from it.
Size : 3.62 mb

Analysis of Speed Outcomes in 20mph Limit Areas - Jane Robinson and Richard Fernandes

Looking at existing evidence and wider trends in vehicle speeds and an analysis of area-wide speed outcomes using GPS data.
Size : 1.74 mb

"Safer Speeds" Data for a Safer System - Jan Sjorup

Monitoring and evaluating data from the National Safety Camera programme using national rules and guidelines, and collecting data nationally to measure the effectiveness of enforcement cameras.
Size : 2.30 mb

Safer Vehicles - Richard Owen

How technology is making roads and vehicles safer and identifying the problem vehicle types on your roads.
Size : 5.32 mb

Safer Road Users - Joe Stordy

Looking at the long term changes to road safety in London and the drivers behind them.
Size : 3.81 mb

What Do Numbers Tell Us? - George Ursachi

An overview of different ways of expressing data by selecting appropriate statistical measures.
Size : 1.56 mb

People Centred Approaches to Road Safety - Tanya Fosdick and Deirdre O'Reilly

Understanding behaviour change concepts,appreciation of robust data and analyses andsignposts to further development.
Size : 6.35 mb

The CRASH Effect in Essex - Will Cubbin

An exploration of the CRASH accident reporting system implemented in Essex since 2015.
Size : 2.39 mb

DfT Update: CRASH Research Priorities & Consultation Outcomes - Daryl Lloyd

An overview of the CRASH accident recording system, its impact across police force areas, and future developments of the system.
Size : 3.48 mb

Featured Video

How to create road safety dashboards in 15 minutes - A live demonstration - Marie Woltman and Andrew Hartley (more videos available via the RSGB Analysts Network