Fred Wegman is Emeritus Professor Traffic Safety at Delft University of Technology. Prior to that Fred worked at SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research in the Netherlands and he served this national institute as the managing director for 14 years. Throughout his career he was involved in activities of many international organisations. Fred chaired several OECD scientific committees and today he chairs IRTAD, the International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group in OECD/ITF. He participated in several SUNflower-projects (benchmarking the safety performances of countries) and he co-authored a recent report using this methodology in Latin America. Fred is one of the founding fathers of the Safe System approach in road safety. He acted as ‘Thinker in Residence’ in South Australia. He is one of the people starting and running Delft Road Safety Courses. Fred is an officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau.