Road Safety GB – progress and achievements

Road Safety GB continues to provide a valuable and, in fact, unique part of the road safety profession within the UK. Membership remains at the heart of the organisation and supports the benefits of working collaboratively and sharing knowledge, skills and resources to further casualty reduction.

This presentation will give an update on the work of Road Safety GB and the progress that has been made since the development and implementation of a ‘5 Year Strategic Plan’ for the organisation. Progress will be shared on a number of achievements across Road Safety GB’s communication, membership and training provision.

James Gibson, Executive Director, Road Safety GB

James Gibson took up the post of Executive Director of Road Safety GB in March 2022.

James has worked in the road safety profession for more than 20 years, in both local government and the police.

He joined Road Safety GB from Leicestershire County Council where he most recently held a management role overseeing road safety, sustainable travel, public rights of way and passenger transport information and provision.

James previously held the post of director of communications for Road Safety GB, on a voluntary basis, between 2009 and 2015. As a national spokesperson he undertook many media interviews on a wide range of road safety topics.

In his current role, James manages the charitable side of Road Safety GB’s work, reporting to the charity’s board of trustees, and the business/trading side which is conducted through RSGB International.