Paul Martin brings to the company his experience of working in large consultancies as the lead in traffic and road safety engineering over the past 15 years, following on from 16 years in Local Authorities. He is a Chartered Engineer experienced in the design and project management of highway, traffic management, road safety, urban regeneration and parking schemes, and the development of road safety policies, programmes and road safety audit procedures.
Having been with TMS since September 2014, Paul now trains on many of the courses, such as the RoSPA Road Safety Engineering and Highways England RSA Certificate of Competency and is developing new courses that focus on up to date topics, providing highly relevant CPD for highway industry professionals.
Trained by RoSPA on their Road Safety Engineering Courses, Paul is a Fellow, and committee member, of the CIHT’s SoRSA and sits on the Road Safety Panel. He has carried out over 2000 road safety audits over a 22 year period, approximately 100 of which have been on trunk roads and motorways in the south of England. He recently carried out one of the first safety risk assessments for Highways Agency using the new standard GD 04/12, and contributed to the recent update to HD19.
Paul has sat on both the ICE committee offering advice to the House of Commons Select Committee on Traffic Law and Enforcement, and the Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety. He has also carried out road safety work outside of the UK, namely in Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Republic of Ireland and Romania.
Paul has spoken at several national and international conferences, the topics including the effects of design standards on road safety, quality audit, shared space, and future of collision investigation and road death reduction.
When not indulging his passion for road safety, Paul enjoys fitness training and golf, representing his club in the West Kent Scratch League. He also enjoys music, having trained as a singer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.