Nick Cowling, Service Manager for Transporting Programmes and Road Safety, Somerset County Council 

Nick-CowlingNick Cowling has 26 years’ experience working in the field of road safety, having started out as a road safety engineer in the North–East. Nick has a Masters in Transport Engineering and Operations, but is a geographer rather than an engineer.
He has gained considerable experience with the delivery of all aspects of road safety and local improvement schemes within local authorities and the private sector, especially through partnership working. He leads the multi-disciplinary road safety team in Somerset, and has been a key player in the continued success of the South-West Accident Reduction Working Group (SWARWG), which evolved from being the engineering road safety group historically, to the regional forum for road safety professionals across the South-West.