Heather Ward

Heather Ward, Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL and independent consultant

Heather has worked in road safety research at UCL for the EU, National and Local Governments, the OECD, UK charities and Trusts, and research organisations in Australia.

Heather Chairs the Road Environment Working Party for PACTS and is Co-chair of the ETSC (European Transport Safety Council) PIN programme (Road Safety Performance Indicator). She has also worked in the international and national health area in relation to inequalities especially in injury occurrence and prevention.

Her key experience is in evaluation of road engineering schemes; speed management; work related road safety, vulnerable road user safety; inequalities, and in understanding and improving data quality for all injuries but especially those relating to road casualties.