Kate McMahon OBE worked on road safety for DfT from 1987 to 2005, and was responsible for the development and implementation of the GB Road Safety Strategy and 2010 targets, safety of vulnerable road users, and the management of the road safety research programme.  She has been involved in international road safety with the OECD, WHO, and UNECE, and she wrote the Road Safety Guidelines report for the EU SOL project. She produced Road Safety Management Capacity Reviews for Warsaw and Poland for the World Bank, and is currently working on a project on Road Safety for Morocco.

Kate is also a Trustee of Towards Zero Foundation and EASST, and a member of PACTS and its Road Safety Behaviour Working Party.