Peter Snoeren has over 35 years experience as a Consulting Engineer, starting his career in 1983. In his early years as an Engineer, he was focused on Road Safety until 2004 when he broadened his experiences on mobility issues. He has managed teams in the field of road safety, mobility activities, and policy making.
A major focus in his work has been the preparation and developing of the second phase of the Sustainable Safety in relation to the National Traffic and Transport Plan in The Netherlands, in close collaboration with municipalities, provinces and the national administration. As of 2005 he has mainly been involved in mobility management of municipalities.
MSc. Law (Constitutional and Administrative Law); University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands – 2008
BSc. Traffic Engineering, Institute of Planning, Traffic & Transport; University of Applied Sciences, Tilburg, the Netherlands – 1983
2005 – up to the present with a break between 2014 and 2018:
Independent Traffic and Transport Consultant at Snoeren Verkeersconsultant
- Road safety consultancies in Ghana (see below 2013-2014)
- Senior consultant on complex regional mobility policies for the municipalities of Teylingen, Lisse and Hillegom.
- Strategic policy consultant for the city of Heerhugowaard: development of a new approach for mobility policy
- Head of the Section Traffic and Transport of the City of Amstelveen.
- Road safety audits for several cities, provinces and water board district.
- On behalf of SWOV (SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research) responsible for the World Bank Project: “Review of Road safety Management Capacity in Low-income and Middle-income Countries”.
- To review local election programs for road safety issues.
- Chairman of a supervising team on the manual for traffic and transport legislation (CROW).
- To support the Traffic and Transport Board on their recommendations about the accessibility of the Randstad Holland.
- Contribution on the I-CE (Interchange for Cycling Expertise) project for UNEP and GRSF: “Development of indicators for accessibility and emission reduction in relation to indicators for road safety with a focus on non-motorized transport”.
- Project manager parking policy of the city of Amstelveen
- Chairman of the SWOV Supervising Group on information management and promotion.
- The implementation of the European Directive on Road Infrastructure Safety Management in the working processes of the Dutch Ministry of Traffic and Transport.
2014 – 2018 Alderman (vice mayor) at the city of Nieuwegein (The Netherlands)
- Responsible for Sustainability, Environmental Planning, Mobility, Youth care and Education, International Corporation.
2013 – 2014: Team Leader/Project Manager in Ghana
Consultancy Services for Road Safety Study and Socio-economic Baseline Survey for the Design of Eight Rest Stops at Pre-Selected Locations: Abidjan–Accra–Lomé–Coutonou–Lagos Corridor (about 998.8km) (ALCO)
2003 – 2005 Sector Manager, Traffic and Urban Design at Diepens & Okkema Consultancy
- Responsible for the strategic and day to day management of the Infrastructure and Planning team.
- Responsible for the management of numerous projects, among which projects in the field of traffic safety and sustainable safety.
- Responsible for complex traffic projects with many interested parties, such as parking policy of the city of Leerdam.
- Permanent Traffic Education: at school and outside school
2002 – 2003 Head of the Office of the Regional Organization for TrafficSafety Utrecht
- Responsible for the strategic and policy
- Responsible for day to day management; member of the management of the Traffic and Transport Services of the province of Utrecht
- Responsible for the integral collaboration between local authorities in the field of traffic safety and sustainable safety.
- Chairman of the National Secretariat Council on Traffic Safety
1998 – 2001 Policy advisor at the Inter Provincial Council (IPO)
- Responsible for the ‘Sustainable Safety’ Programme and facilitating provincial authorities and road managers with knowledge on education, enforcement and infrastructure as well as planning the implementation of the decentralized responsibility for traffic safety at the Regional Organizations for Traffic Safety in The Netherlands
- Carrying out road safety audits in various provinces and cities (e.g. Zeeuwsch Vlaanderen, Amsterdam, Zoeterwoude)
- Implementation of the ‘Start-up Programme Sustainable Safety’
- Preparation of the second phase of Sustainable Safety in relation to the National Traffic and Transport Plan.
1989 – 1998 Policy co-ordinator traffic safety and traffic management at the Province of Utrecht
- Project manager with respect to the preparation and implementation of integral road safety campaigns on provincial roads in close collaboration with municipalities, police and societal organisations
- Traffic monitoring and enforcement and the role of public road authorities
- Development of standard public campaign programmes for municipalities (television, press releases, etc.)
1983 – 1989 Policy maker at the Dutch Pedestrian Association.
- On behalf of the Pedestrian Association member of the ‘Committee 50 is too much’, which was instrumental to the development and implementation of 30 kilometer zones
- Supporting local inhabitants to improve road safety in their neighbourhood
- Accessibility and usability of the public space for disabled people. Advisor to the Commission Mobility of the NVBS.