Ellen Townsend has two decades of experience in European public policy, including twelve years as a senior policy expert at the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). For three years, she was responsible for EU Enlargement Policy at the Worldwide Fund for Nature’s European Policy Office in Brussels with a special focus on transport issues in relation to enlargement. As Director of Policy at ETSC since 2006 she has led ETSC’s work advising the European Commission, Parliament and Member States on road safety issues. She has extensive experience working with road safety organisations, policy makers and decision makers across the EU on road safety policy, infrastructure and enforcement.
Policy Director, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)