Trustee, member of Road Safety Initiatives Committee and Remuneration Committee
Oliver Carsten is Professor of Transport Safety at the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds. His major research focus is on driver interaction and safety with new driver support systems.
He led the UK national project on Intelligent Speed Assistance and has acted as Chair of the Road User Behaviour Working Party of PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. He has provided advice on safety policy to the UK Department for Transport and to the European Commission, especially on behalf of the European Transport Safety Council.
Oliver was a member of the European Commission’s GEAR 2030 High-Level Group on the future of the European automobile industry, as well as a member of the Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) Platform. He is an attendee at the meetings of UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) in the area of automation and a member of the Informal Group of Experts on Automated Driving (IGEAD) under UNECE WP.1. In addition, he is editor-in-chief of the academic journal Cognition, Technology and Work.