Matt Staton



Matt is an experienced road safety practitioner having spent 14 years working in various roles up to Service Manager level across road safety and highway projects. He is currently the Road Safety Partnership Delivery Manager for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and oversees the Partnership’s Vision Zero strategy and activity undertaken across the councils, emergency services and other organisations in the Vision Zero Partnership. The Partnership was refreshed in 2020 to align to the Safe Systems approach, with Matt’s role managing the activity across five workstreams aligned to the Safe System pillars.


Matt also has a specific interest in how research evidence is used in practice and is undertaking a PhD with Loughborough University exploring how evidence is used in road safety management. He became Road Safety GB’s Director of Research in September 2020 where he leads activity to support analysts working in the road safety industry as well as championing the use of evidence in practice and supporting projects at the governance board or stakeholder panel level – including the National Roads Policing Review and Driver 2020.