Meet some Brake staff

mary williamsMary Williams, chief executive

“I founded and continue to lead Brake because it so closely reflects my values; people and the planet. I believe passionately in preventing harm to both. The only acceptable level of deaths, injuries and pollution on our roads is zero.”

Prior to joining Brake, which she founded in 1995, Mary was a business and campaigning journalist, including campaigning for transport safety.

Mary was awarded the OBE in 2000 for her charity work at Brake.

SLT RossRoss Moorlock, chief operating officer

“Working for Brake means a lot to me. I’m incredibly passionate about road safety and reducing road deaths and injuries across the world.”

Ross joined Brake in 2017 as business development director before taking on the role of chief operating officer in July 2019.  Ross holds responsibility for running our head office in Yorkshire,  programme delivery including projects to inspire, inform and engage people in the UK and globally in achieving our vision; and our National Road Victim Service, aiding the recovery of people bereaved and seriously injured by road crashes. Prior to working for Brake Ross spent 10 years working in marketing and business development roles for a large international accountancy firm where he specialised in the not for profit sector.

Caroline Perry, New Zealand director

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"Road crashes have devastating consequences and what drives me is working to ensure that bereaved and injured families in Australasia can access support services. Through engagement of companies, schools and communities in road safety, and public campaigns, we work to prevent deaths and injuries, and I'm proud to be working towards these goals every day."

Caroline joined Brake NZ in 2012 and has responsibility for the delivery of Brake's services in Australasia. Prior to that she has worked at Brake UK as Events & Marketing Manager, with particular focus on services for fleet and road safety professionals. Her background is in project and event management, marketing, and public relations, having more than a decade of experience in roles in the public and third sectors.

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Joshua Harris, director of campaigns

“I am extremely proud to work for an organisation that campaigns for public policy outcomes which save lives, improve the living environment, and provide support to those affected by road collisions. Through Brake’s work with government and the media, and through partnership with others, we can affect real and positive change.”

Joshua joined Brake in late 2017 as director of campaigns. Prior to that he worked for a leading UK trade association as Senior Policy Manager, with a portfolio of responsibility that included road safety and corporate responsibility.