P a u l S t e e l y W h i t e
Paul Steely White is the Director of Safety Policy and Advocacy for Bird. Prior to joining Bird in 2018, Paul served for 14 years as the executive director of Transportation Alternatives, New York City’s leading advocates for bicycling, walking and public transportation. Paul currently serves as chairman of Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), a New York City based NGO that works around the world to design and implement high quality transport systems and policy solutions that make cities more livable, equitable, and sustainable
He took a leadership role in making New York the nation's first US city to embrace Vision Zero, and that work has resulted in hundreds of lives saved in few years since its adoption. Paul is a thought leader in transportation whose name appears regularly in the New York Times and other leading media outlets in NYC and beyond.
J o h n W a l l
John Wall is recognised as one of Australia's leading specialists in the application of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) for road safety. He has over 25 years of experience in the development of road safety strategies and countermeasures. He holds tertiary qualifications in agricultural science, education and public health.
At the beginning of 2019 John has commenced his current role as Program Manager for Connected and Automated Vehicles in Austroads; the organisation for Australasian road transport and traffic agencies. Austroads members are collectively responsible for the management of over 900,000 kilometres of roads valued at more than $250 billion representing the single largest community asset in Australia and New Zealand.