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Events round-up: Safety group chief to chair risk conference

The executive director of an influential transport safety lobbying group has been confirmed as chairman of this year’s Risk in Fleet conference.

Robert Gifford, executive director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, will oversee 13 speakers at the event at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, on April 22.

This year’s Risk in Fleet conference, which will examine financial and corporate risk, focuses on case studies and expert advice from fleet operators.

Speakers include Chuck Ives, head of fleet for Network Rail; Freddie Watts, fleet manager, Office Depot; Nigel Trotman, fleet manager, Whitbread; Jon York, fleet manager, British Gas; and Paul Gallemore, head of health, safety, environment and supply chain HR, Wolseley UK.

Senior executives from a number of organisations will also be presenting, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership, Norwich Union, Zurich Risk Engineering, Arval, EurotaxGlass’s, FMG Support and Lyons Davison.

A dedicated website has been launched providing full details, including information on the speakers taking part.

It can be found at www.riskinfleet.co.uk

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