Stuart Lovatt announced as new Chair of TyreSafe

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TyreSafe has appointed Stuart Lovatt as its new Chair. Stuart has worked closely with TyreSafe for many years as part of his previous role as Strategic Road Safety Lead at National Highways and brings with him extensive experience in road safety strategy and delivery at the highest level. His appointment builds on TyreSafe's existing successes and offers an enhanced opportunity for TyreSafe to grow its presences among road safety and road risk management stakeholders.

Stuart has represented National Highways and supported the Department of Transport at a range of national strategic road safety Boards and Committees, including the National Road Safety Committee for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and the Parliamentary Council for Transport Safety Behavioural Advisory Group (PACTS). His work in the national road safety community led to his invitation to the United Nations Global Road Safety Committee, which he first attended in 2019. Stuart is a judge for both the HRH Prince Michael of Kent's International Road Safety Awards, a role he has fulfilled for over 18 years, and the TyreSafe Awards.

Stuart Lovatt, TyreSafe Chair said:

"I've been a supporter and advocate of TyreSafe since its inception and have seen how much it has grown. I'm excited to build on those achievements and delighted to have been appointed TyreSafe Chair. Forthcoming initiatives internationally and nationally in road safety make this the ideal moment to explore opportunities for TyreSafe to carry its expertise and tyre safety message to stakeholders who can support our ambition to reduce the number of tyre-related incidents on Britain's roads.

I look forward to leveraging those opportunities in my role as TyreSafe Chair."

Stuart Lovatt's tenure begins on 1st September following the departure of Stuart Jackson who steps down after 14 years as Chair.

Mr Jackson's commitment to TyreSafe was instrumental in its growth and the numerous campaign successes the charity achieved during this time.

TyreSafe thanks him for all he has done and wishes him every success.