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John Aldridge

Principal Consultant, Road Safety

Over 20 years of experience in road safety in both the private and public sector in the UK, Ireland and across the Gulf region.

John is an engineer with over 20 years of experience across several countries in Europe and the Middle East.

At IMC, as part of the EBRD-funded Road Safety Framework, John has completed road safety audits for highway schemes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Belarus. He has also completed road safety training in Albania to engineers and highway specialists from both Kosovo and Albania.

For the public enterprise Roads of Serbia, John has been involved in the inspection of 750 kilometres of roads in the region, identifying road safety concerns and documenting the findings in comprehensive reports, which include an identification of the estimated cost of the measures and predicted accident savings from their implementation.

Prior to joining IMC, John worked in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for eight years. He also completed road safety-related work in Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

During his time in Abu Dhabi, John developed road safety audit procedures for the government and also helped to develop a road safety strategy, crash database system and design manuals for roadside design and work zone.

Prior to his professional experience in the Middle East, John worked for a UK-based engineering consultant focusing on road safety-related projects in the UK and Ireland. John also worked for the public sector in the UK and developed locally based traffic calming measures and bus priority schemes.

Qualifications

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation, UK
  • MSc Transportation Planning and Highway Engineering, University of Southampton, UK
  • BA (Hons) Economic History Portsmouth University, UK
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