Meet our team of experts, on the mission of creating safer roads for our communities.
Principal Engineer ∣ BEng (Hons), RPEng, RPEQ, MPIA
Email | +61 401 345 461
Kenn is a Registered Professional Engineer, accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor, transport planner, trainer and assessor. He has 20 years’ experience in road safety engineering, planning, policy and strategy development. Kenn is one of Australia’s most active Safe System practitioners and trainers, and has delivered many diverse projects, including: safety strategies for local and state government; business cases for TAC; Road Safety Audits and Safe System Assessments. Kenn was co-lead for the 2020 update to the Austroads Guide to Road Safety series.
New Zealand Managing Director | MInstD, CPEng, CMEngNZ
Email | +64 20 4000 2314
Sam is a Chartered Professional Road Safety Engineer in Safe System Solutions’ New Zealand office. Sam has over 15 years’ experience in road safety and transport engineering and has previously led a team of over 25 road safety professionals. Sam was part of the team that won the 2022 National Award for Road Safety and currently works with numerous road controlling authorities to deliver safe system outcomes.
Principal Engineer ∣ BEng (Hons), RPEQ
Paul is a certified Registered Professional Engineer with over 19 years of experience in traffic analysis, road planning and design, and road safety.
Paul has successfully completed projects for state, local and private clients.
Paul is an experienced Safe System Assessor, expert intersection network modeler and network planner. He has worked on some of Queensland’s most complex road projects in both the urban and rural environment.
Before joining Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd, Paul held a variety of senior roles in consultancies and on projects for state and local governments.
Technical Design Lead ∣ BEng (Hons), BSc
Email | +61 429 186 619
Jamie is a Traffic Engineer, Road Safety Design specialist and accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor. His areas of expertise include Safe System engineering, road safety barriers, traffic analysis and management, CADD and infrastructure design. His extensive technical knowledge has contributed to the development of a range of VicRoads and Austroads guidelines. As well as being a highly active auditor, Jamie is a VicRoads Recommended Safe System Assessor.
Senior Road Safety Engineer | BEng (Hons), MEngNZ
Email | +64 21 247 1576
Aidan has over 5 years of experience in road safety and transport engineering delivering for Waka Kotahi, Auckland Transport, and other local councils. He is experienced in safe system audits, speed management, and crash reduction studies. Most notably, he has worked on the Speed and Infrastructure Programme, Transport Choices Programme, and Auckland’s Speed Management Programme.
Training Manager | BEd
Email | +61 487 003 080
Kathy is a training professional with over 20 years of instructional design experience covering all training channels, including face-to-face, online, distance learning and webinars. She has managed all aspects of training from concept development through marketing and enrolment to content design and delivery. This includes contract and stakeholder management with clients and customers across Australasia and Asia.
Kathy holds a Bachelor of Education (Secondary & Adult) and a Certificate IV in Workplace training and assessment.
Senior Associate | BEng (Hons)
Kanch has over 15 years Civil Engineering experience, mainly in Melbourne local government. He is an experienced project manager for capital works programs, covering procurement, contract management and construction supervision. He has led the design of multiple civil infrastructure projects and has been instrumental in developing many creative and buildable infrastructure solutions. In 2016 he received the IPWEA Victoria Engineer of the Year award.
Associate ∣ MTrans, MTraff, BEng (Mech) (Hons), BCom
Johann is a specialist Traffic and Transport Engineer with a talent for technology. He has 20 years’ experience in various traffic/transport and technology roles, spanning local and state government, operations, research, consulting and public policy. As well as his contribution to the deployment of Connected and Automated Vehicles in Australia, his past roles include Senior Roads and Traffic Engineer at RACV and Head of Innovation and Technology at ComfortDelGro. In 2016 Johann won the Monash Business School Prize for Managing Innovation.
Office Manager ∣ Cert IV
Lyndal is an office manager with over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sector and a Cert IV in Business Administration. Her exceptional multi-tasking abilities mean that she currently manages all aspects of office administration, including accounts and payroll, staff resources, logistics and fleet management, accommodation and support systems, databases and record keeping. Lyndal has responsibility for the company Head Office and satellite offices.
Dr Johan Strandroth
Strategy Lead | BEng, Ph.D
Email | +61 459 884 227
Johan Strandroth originates from Sweden where he helped develop the analytical framework and strategy for implementation of Vision Zero. He has worked as the Safe System lead in VicRoads and as Project Director at Transport for Victoria, overseeing the development of Victoria’s next Road Safety Strategy. Johan has a background as a civil engineer and holds a Masters in injury prevention and a PhD in Machine and Vehicle Systems.
Traffic Lead ∣ BEng
Email | +61 431 757 757
Thuan is a Civil Engineer and accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor with 20 years of experience in Road Safety, Traffic Engineering and Road Maintenance. Working for Local Government, Thuan developed Local Area Traffic Management Plans and designed supporting treatments. For VicRoads, Thuan developed road safety and traffic policies, updated Austroads and Australian Standards, and reviewed and authorised traffic management for construction projects and major events. He is currently Chair of the Australian Standards committee for Traffic Control Devices.
Dr Tana Tan
Research & Evaluations Lead ∣ BEng, MEng, Ph.D
Tana has over ten years’ experience as a researcher, project manager, consultant and trainer. He has authored several peer reviewed papers on vehicle safety and has conducted evaluations of road safety treatments such as shared paths, protected roundabouts and Audio Tactile Line Marking. Tana managed the update to Austroads’ Guide to Road Safety and the development of their new website. He is currently managing the Austrods Practical Approaches for Managing Regional Road Safety Priorities project and Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme Update project. His specialty areas are vehicle safety, motorcycle safety, capacity building domestically and internationally, and strategy development.
Dr Tom Beer AO
Director | D.Sc. Ph.D
Email | +61 448 675 001
Tom is an international expert on environmental risk, including climate variability, climate change, greenhouse gas and air quality issues and particularly their application to transport and fuels.
He has had a long and distinguished scientific and consulting career that included numerous scientific honours and awards including the Adam Hilger Prize, the CSIRO Chairman’s medal, and a special certificate of appreciation from the IPCC upon their award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2022 he was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to science.
Project Development Specialist |
Bob is a Project Development Specialist with a focus on Road Design. He is familiar with Bentley Microstation software and is well versed in all aspects of road design with a high level of expertise in Vicroads, Austroads and relevant Australian Standards and guidelines. Bob has worked in a wide variety of road project areas that include traffic signals, intersection remodels, safety barrier installations, roundabouts and bridge improvements in a rural and urban context.
Project Development Lead
Catherine is a Senior Transport Planner who studied a Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering. Whilst working in Local Government for six years, Catherine worked in a multidisciplinary environment to deliver road improvement and transport infrastructure programs. Catherine worked in private consulting for five years across WA and Victoria coordinating and delivering planning and traffic engineering services for major state projects. Catherine is a Senior Road Safety Auditor and has audited urban and rural projects across Australia.
Senior Road Safety Specialist | BEng (Hons)
David is a road safety engineer with extensive experience with VicRoads / Department of Transport and as a consultant. His expertise covers a board range of activities including the investigation of blackspots, the development of safety countermeasures, development of standards, preparation of technical and policy documents, and provision of specialist advice. David has worked on several international projects, is an accredited road safety auditor and a Victorian Department of Transport recommended Safe System Assessor.
Graduate Engineer I BEng, BCom
Julian is a Civil Engineer with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University. Julian is an accredited Road Safety Auditor and has been involved in audits for Local Governments and the DoT. He has worked with the DoTs Eastern Region responding to ETS enquiries and helped develop projects for the Great Alpine Road and Snowy Mountain Highway.
Senior Engineer ∣ BEng, CPEng, RPEQ
Email | 0409 786 924
Nicole is a chartered engineer and Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) with over 17 years of experience in traffic analysis, road planning and design, and road safety. Nicole has 10 years of experience as a Senior Road Safety Auditor and has worked for private engineering consultancies, local, and state governments, including a three-year secondment with the Department of Transport and Main Roads (Qld) within their road safety department. Nicole has led traffic impact assessments for a range of development types, completed specialised heavy vehicle movement assessments, successfully delivered submissions for road safety grants and has undertaken over 50 road safety audits across Queensland. Nicole shares her passion for road safety and empowering the next generation by volunteering her time, through the Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) Braking the Cycle Program, mentoring underprivileged learner drivers.
Project Engineer I B.Sc (C.Eng), MUrbPlanEnv
Ilse is a Civil Engineer from the University of Texas who has also completed a Master’s in Urban Planning and Environment at RMIT. She has five years’ experience working on road and traffic control design for both state and local projects in Texas. Ilse is passionate about building support networks for engineers. As an undergraduate she was president of the Institute of Transportation Engineers student organization and as a master’s student, was president of the Planning and Environment RMIT Student Society.
Project Engineer | BEng
Nathan is a Civil Engineer and accredited Road Safety Auditor. At Monash University Nathan conducted research with the Accident Research Centre into road user behaviour and driver response to road signage. Since graduation, he has been a team member involved in road safety audits and motorcycle route safety assessments. He has also conducted desk studies that have informed several Austroads research reports and assisted in the development of Road Safety Strategies for local councils.
Loretta has over 10 years’ experience in training and development in a variety of sectors. After finishing her Batchelor of Business in Tourism, Loretta advanced into a successful training career and managed end-to-end training, from concept to facilitation. In her most recent role in the not-for-profit sector, Loretta coordinated training programs online and face to face, from enrolment to evaluation. Loretta has a passion for learning and loves being organised.
Events and Travel Coordinator I BA, BT
Emma is a training professional with over 14 years’ experience in the not-for-profit and corporate sectors. Most recently, Emma has worked for the Australian Breastfeeding Association where she was responsible for the health professional education offering, project managing the public implementation of 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management and the annual national Health Professional Seminars Series. Emma has a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary and Secondary) and holds a TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Sam comes from a science/laboratory based background and moved into administration 6 years ago, initially in the not-for-profit sector, where she gained experience in general office administration, event coordination and logical support for other run services. Most recently she was employed with an independent health consulting business in the role of Client Services and Operations Lead where she further developed her administrative skills and assisted with literature reviews and data analysis.
Marisa is a training professional with a background in training coordination and RTO compliance. She has extensive experience in delivering successful training programs and accredited courses by managing training enrolment and certification processes, course programming and resourcing and online event coordination.
Anastasia brings a decade of experience working in the construction industry in administration and customer relations. Previously managing learning programs for engineers, Anastasia thrives in a busy environment where she can optimise processes, foster loyalty, and lead collaboratively with a close-knit team.
Senior Traffic Engineer ∣ BEng
Domenic is a Civil Engineer and accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor with over 25 years’ experience in VicRoads and the private sector in construction and consulting. Domenic’s responsibilities have covered many aspects of roads management, including development, delivery, construction, maintenance, traffic management, road safety and information services. He contributed to drafting the Australian Standard for Traffic Control Devices and co-authored the Traffic Network chapter of Monash University’s Traffic Engineering and Management textbook.
Engineering Operations Manager | BEng
Max is a Senior Project Engineer and accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor. At VicRoads, Max developed, reviewed and prioritised projects for the Safe System Road Infrastructure Program. Currently he manages a portfolio of consultation projects for Local and State Government, including the Review of Speed Zoning Guidelines for TfNSW, as well as Road Safety Audits and Safe System Assessments.
Associate I B.Ed. (Adult Ed.)
Duncan has been involved in road safety for more than 20 years in the areas of policy, licensing, training and auditing. He has over 25 years of continuous motorcycle riding experience and is a qualified road safety auditor. He contributed to the Transport for New South Wales rider training scheme, the national Learner-Approved Motorcycles (LAMs) scheme, rewrote the NSW Motorcycle Riders’ Handbook and many other motorcycle safety programs around Australia. He is also a rider instructor and a subject matter expert on motorcycle safety.
Technical Design Lead NZ | BE, ME (Hons), CPEng, IntPE, CMEngNZ
Wendy is a Chartered Professional Engineer with over 17 years of experience specialising in road safety, traffic engineering, geometric design and pavement engineering. She has successfully managed and delivered transportation projects at all stages throughout New Zealand. Additionally, she is experienced in Project Management, Design Management, AutoCAD, Civil 3D and various Autodesk software including Infraworks.
Charlotte is an administration assistant with over 5 year’s experience in customer service and 2 years’ experience in company managerial roles. Charlotte’s organisation skills allow her to assist with all office administration tasks, including accounts, payroll, and staff resources, having a joint responsibility for the company Head Office.
Charlotte is a university student, working towards completing her Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary).
Associate, Local Government Specialist
Chris Davis is an active road safety practitioner, having held roles in Mildura over the past 20 years as Chairman of Community RoadSafe Mildura and from 2001 within Mildura Rural City Council’s engineering team as Road Safety Officer and Design Manager.
Chris specialises in practical solutions for local governments, including speed and speeding, run off the road crashes and treatments, and the benefits of Public Breath testing machines in pubs and clubs. In 2016 Chris and the RoadSafe team won the TAC Safer Drivers state award for its texting and enforcement campaign, and in 2020 he won the 3M Diamond Road Safety Award for the development, design and delivery of Mildura’s compact implant roundabout.
Associate | Cert IV TAE, Dip Project Management
Tony worked with VicRoads / DoT for thirty-nine years. Tony specialised in road maintenance & road construction. Before accepting an early retirement package, he was Program Manager – Maintenance across regional Victoria.
On three occasions Tony worked overseas (Philippines, Dubai and Indonesia) with VicRoads International delivering best practice documentation for traffic management at roadworks.
Tony is a specialist trainer delivering the road safety audit construction sites component of the Austroads Road Safety Auditor course.
Henry is a final year student at RMIT studying a Bachelor of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Honours). He has a passion for city design and aims to use his creativity to engineer efficient, safe and smart travel solutions for the future.
Business / Client Support Officer
Keziah has worked within the transportation sector for over 20 years. Originally from the UK, she spent 12 years as Airline Cabin Crew and then took a role as an On-Road Traffic Officer with National Highways where her career progressed into an administrative coordinator role supporting a transformation project to enhance the way England’s motorways and major A-roads are maintained, improved and operated. Keziah relocated to Australia in 2022.
Road Safety Specialist | BSc(Hons), MICE
Martin is a road safety specialist. At VicRoads/DOT, Martin was most recently responsible for the management of the Federal Blackspot program and was a program coordinator for the recent Federal Stimulus road safety programs. He also worked on the development and delivery of the 2012 Victorian Speed Limit Review, statewide railway safety interface agreements and the Motorcycle Safety Levy program. Martin is a chartered civil engineer with over 35 years’ experience in public and private sector organisations.
So What Can We Do For You?
We specialise in auditing, technical design, project development, traffic engineering and training. Whether you’re looking to undertake a Road Safety Audit, develop a road safety strategy or design new infrastructure, we can help. We pride ourselves on developing practical, evidence-based solutions using the best research from Australia and around the world.