Full Name

Emma MacLennan

Founder & Director
Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST)

Emma MacLennan is the founder and Director of EASST, a UK registered charity promoting road safety and sustainable mobility through a regional network of NGOs across Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. She is also a member of the Delft Road Safety Courses Steering Group, having run the FIA Foundation Road Safety Scholarships from 2009-2014. She is a founder member and Deputy Chair of FIRE AID and a member of the Global Fleet Champions Standards Committee, and an active participant in the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration group. From 1999-2008 she was Director of the John Smith Trust, a good governance programme aimed at talented young leaders from the former Soviet Union. Prior to this she was Advisor to leading Labour members of the UK Parliament, including the Rt Hon Donald Dewar QC MP who became the first First Minister of Scotland, and was Policy Officer on Social Security and Taxation for the UK Labour Party working closely with the Rt Hon John Smith QC, MP. She was a member of the Commission on Social Justice and Deputy Director of the Low Pay Unit that succeeded in its campaign in the UK for a national, legal minimum wage.

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