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New chair of RoadSafety GB

28 November 2016

Story from RoadSafety GB

Sonya Hurt has become the new chair of Road Safety GB.

She succeeds Honor Byford who steps down after three years in the post. Liz Brooker MBE and Matt Pickard have been appointed vice chairs, filling the roles left by Sonya and Ron Paterson, who has stepped down from the Road Safety GB management team.

Sonya Hurt is currently the team manager for road safety at Via East Midlands, a joint venture between Nottinghamshire CC and Cornwall CC formed to deliver a sustainable highways service for Nottinghamshire. Sonya joined Nottinghamshire County Council more than 23 years ago specialising in the fields of road safety, safety engineering, traffic management and highway design. Sonya’s recent successes include winning submissions for both the Highways Excellence Awards ‘Road Safety scheme of the year’ and a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award presented to Nottinghamshire for its outstanding contribution to road safety. In an ever changing local government environment Sonya’s work ethos is to continue to maintain a professional, forward thinking and innovative approach to delivering road safety solutions.

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Sonya Hurt, new chair of Road Safety GB.

 

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