Paul Disney

Independent Consultant in Road Traffic, Highways and Road Safety

Paul is an Independent Consultant in road traffic, highways and road safety. He has over 40 years’ experience as a transport engineer and has worked in more than 30 countries across the world including Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia.

Paul Disney
United Kingdom

Paul has extensive experience providing specialist road safety support to international projects.  His range of expertise includes transport assessments, development planning, traffic management scheme feasibility and design, road safety assessments, road safety audits, road scheme design, travel plans, sustainable travel measures and traffic policy and strategy.  In addition, Paul has experience of supporting institutional development projects, providing training needs assessments and delivering training.

Key Projects

Monitoring & Supervision of Four Output and Performance Based Road Maintenance Contracts, Albania
April 2017 – March 2018
Albanian Road Authority, IRD Engineering SRL, World Bank
Senior Traffic and Road Safety Engineer, Monitoring & supervision of four OPBRM contracts, totalling 1,332km of the main road network..
Activities: Design Road Safety Audits for approximately 40 small, mainly junction, inprovements. Assessment of Construction Traffic Management Plans and implementation.  Supervision and analysis of iRAP surveys for 1,000km of main road network.

Road Safety Audit Manual, Mozambique
October – November 2018
ANE Mozambique, African Development Bank
Road Safety Audit Specialist
Activities: Update ANE road safety engineering manuals and hosting a feedback workshop.

Technical Assistance Services on Road Safety, Kenya
April 2017 – September 2018
Kenya National Highways Agency, African Development Bank, SMEC
Road Safety Audit Specialist
Activities: Preparation of, and training for, three national guidelines on:  Road Safety Audit; Supervision and Assessment of Construction Traffic Management; and Road Safety Impact Assessment.

CAREC Corridor Connector Road, Kyrgystan
Design and construction of three sections of road, totalling 243km
August 2016 – March 2018
Kyrgyz Road Authority, Japan Overseas Consultants, ADB 
Road Safety Specialist
Activities: Road Safety Audit of the construction design and preparation of a road safety audit handbook. Training of 20 MOTC engineers to conduct audits.

Kabwohe-Rwenjaza-Kyambura Road, Uganda – Road Upgrading from Gravel to Bitumen
2017
Uganda National Roads Authority, and SMEC Consultants/NA
Road Safety Auditor
Activities: Preparation of Road Safety Audit report, site visit, discussions with client and design team.

Jharkhand State Road Project (JSRP), India – Four Road Reconstruction Projects
June 2016-October 2017.
Jharkhand PWD/SMEC International/ADB
Road Safety Specialist
Activities: Road Safety Audits, and redesign of Low Speed Zones, junction geometry, pedestrian facilities, side protection and crash barriers, road signs and markings.

Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project (KSHIP) II, India – 9 Highway Upgrading Project
Aug-Nov 2013, Feb 2014, Mar-Jul 2016
Public Works Department Karnataka, SMEC Consultants/ADB
Road Safety Specialist
Activities: Road safety audits of final designs, and post-construction. Review and approval of work zone traffic management, and monitoring and ensuring compliance. Formulation of site safety guidelines and preparation of a checklist for safety auditing by the field supervision team. Training and mentoring of PWD staff in road safety assessment and audits.

E60 Expressway Construction, Georgia – Technical Audit of the Civil Construction Works
May 2016
Roads Department / Roughton International/World Bank
Road Safety Specialist
Activities: Post-construction Road Safety Audit of Section 1, Ruisi-Agara. Partial Road Safety Audit of Section 2, Agara-Osiauri, under construction. Road safety review of temporary traffic management arrangements.

Matotoka-Sefadu Road Rehabilitation Project, Section I, Sierra Leone. Rehabilitation of 70km of Key Road Corridor, Under Construction.
Feb 2016
Roads Authority/Roughton/AfDB
Road Safety Specialist
Activities: Road safety review, and recommendations for Road Safety Audit, construction traffic management, road safety campaigns, accident analysis and design standards.

Moldova Road Rehabilitation Project III – Implementation Assistance to the State Roads Administration
October-November 2014
State Roads Administration, Roughton International/European Investment Bank
Road Safety Auditor
Activities: Preparation of Road Safety Audit reports, site visits, and discussions with client and design team.

Kayunga-Galirya Road, Uganda – 89km Road Upgrading from Gravel to Bitumen
June 2014
Uganda National Roads Authority, and SMEC Consultants/World Bank
Road Safety Auditor
Activities: Preparation of Road Safety Audit report, site visit, discussions with client and design team.

Monitoring & Evaluation Hai Phong Urban Transport Project, Vietnam – Provision of independent monitoring & evaluation of the Hai Phong Urban Transport Development Project
June 2013
PMU Regional Transportation Works, Hai Phong / World Bank
Team Leader, Urban Transport Specialist
Activities: Management of team of 6 Vietnamese consultants and their technical inputs, preparation of reports, and liaison with client and funding agency.

Capacity & Training Programme, Federal Road Safety Corps, Nigeria – Delivery of training curriculum to FRSC
June 2013
Federal Road Safety Corps / SMEC / World Bank
Traffic, Road Safety, Training, and Institutional Development Specialist
Activities: Identification of curriculum, and courses, and preparation and delivery of traffic management and road safety courses, including transport law. Areas covered:  accident analysis, road safety education, traffic engineering and traffic and parking management, enforcement operations.

Mekanejo-Dembi Dolo Road Construction, Ethiopia – 250km road reconstruction
January 2012, March 2012, May 2013
Ethiopian Roads Authority / Roughton International / World Bank
Road Safety Specialist
Activities: Road Safety Audit, construction traffic management arrangements, road safety workshops and seminars in the community.

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