Kate Carpenter

Divisional Director (Operational Road Safety)

Jacobs

Kate Carpenter is a Chartered Civil Engineer with 30 years’ experience in road and bridge design; network management and road safety. She leads Jacobs' Operational Safety and Traffic Engineering discipline covering safe road design and audit; casualty reduction, risk assessment and safety governance. Clients include Highways England; Transport Scotland; Welsh Government; TfL and local authorities from Smart Motorway to urban design. She is a Fellow of CIHT and the Society of Road Safety Auditors. Kate holds a BSc Psychology, to better understand how future technology, from driver-assist to fully-autonomous vehicles, will impact road user behaviour and infrastructure design and operation.

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