Claire Rees – Head of Strategy, Drivers and Rural Roads, Road User Licensing, Insurance and Safety, Department for Transport

Claire has been the Head of the Road Safety Strategy, Drivers and Rural Roads team for the past 3 years, having been with the DfT and its agencies since 1999. Prior to that she was a graduate vehicle designer working on Volvo city buses. Claire is a Chartered engineer, a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Claire is responsible for the Road Safety Statement 2019 and its actions and is responsible for the future road safety strategy. Her team covers a wide policy area including Work Related Road Safety, Driver Licencing and Rural Road User Safety, which includes the Safer Roads Fund.