Our People

ACRS Staff

Dr Ingrid Johnston

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Anna Lang

Operations & Finance Manager

Ms Cara Smith

Senior Communications Manager

Mx Gemma Beet

Office Administrator

Dr Diane Spencer-Scarr

Senior Research Officer

Ms Emma Jenssen

Administration Officer

Lesley Tipping

Strategic Partnership Manager

Executive Council

Prof Ann Williamson

President

Prof Narelle Haworth

Vice-President (Policy)

Dr Rebecca McLean

Vice-President (Finance & Admin)

Mr Martin Small

Immediate Past President

A/Prof Mark King

Treasurer & QLD Chapter Representative

Ms Teresa Williams

WA Chapter Representative

Dr Prasannah Prabhakharan

NSW Chapter Representative

Dr Jamie Mackenzie

SA Chapter Representative

Mr Paul Durdin

NZ Chapter Representative

Ms Chris Harrison

VIC Chapter Representative

Mr Eric Chalmers

ACT Chapter Representative

Ms Jenny Branch-Allen

TAS Chapter Representative

A/Prof Masria Mustafa

IOC Representative

Mr Ali Zayerzadeh

IOC Representative

A/Prof Teresa Senserrick

IOC Representative

Ms Liz Waller

Committee Member

Dr John Crozier

Committee Member

Dr Sjaan Koppel

Committee Member

Prof Sharon Newnam

Committee Member

Mr David McTiernan

Committee Member

Management Sub-Committee

Prof Ann Williamson

President

Dr Rebecca McLean

Vice-President (Finance & Admin)

Prof Narelle Haworth

Vice-President (Policy)

A/Prof Mark King

Treasurer

Dr Ingrid Johnston

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Teresa Williams

WA Chapter Representative

Ms Liz Waller

Committee Member

Dr John Crozier

Committee Member

Finance & Risk Audit Committee

Dr Rebecca McLean

Vice-President (Finance & Admin)

A/Prof Mark King

Treasurer

Prof Ann Williamson

President

Dr Ingrid Johnston

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Anna Lang

Operations & Finance Manager

Mr Matthew Irvine

Committee Member

Dr Rod Katz

Committee Member

AC Glenn Weir APM

Committee Member

ACRS Presidents

Professor Ann Williamson

2022 – Present

Ann was on the ACRS Executive as Secretary for one two-year term before being elected as President. She is Emeritus Professor at UNSW Sydney and a Fellow of the ACRS. She was Director of the Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research Centre for nearly a decade until retiring at the end of 2018. She is recognised for road safety research, especially on understanding the role of the road user within the road safety system. She is committed to ensuring research evidence is used to develop best possible road safety policy and practice. Her previous contributions to the ACRS include developing an NHMRC-supported proposal for a National Road Safety Research Strategy. She has also been involved in a wide range of technical and advisory groups for road authorities, and she continues to be a regular and enthusiastic advocate on road safety issues.

Mr Martin Small

2019 – 2022

Mr Lauchlan McIntosh

2008 – 2018

Professor Raphael Grzebieta

2002 – 2008

Dr Soames Job

2001 – 2002

Patrons of ACRS

Honourable David Hurley AC DSC

2019 – Present

David Hurley was sworn in as the Governor-General of Australia in July 2019. His Excellency was very happy to accept the role of Patron of the Australasian College of Road Safety, taking over from the previous Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove.

David Hurley is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon. He had a distinguished 42-year military career which included operations in Somalia and East Timor, and which culminated in the role of Chief of the Defence Force. David Hurley also served as the 38th Governor of NSW, from October 2014 to May 2019.

For more information see the official website of the Governor-General.

Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC

2014 – 2019

Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO

2008 – 2014

Major General Philip Michael Jeffery AC CVO MC

2003 – 2008