Director General National Road Safety Agency Morocco (NARSA) & Transitional Steering Committee Chair African Regional Road Safety Observatory (ARSO)
Benacer Boulaajoul (born 1967 in Rabat) is an international road safety expert and the Director General of the National Road Safety Agency (NARSA)1 . He is the first Arab and African to chair PRI [archive]2 (La Prévention Routière Internationale) since 2015. Benacer Boulaajoul has been unanimously appointed as the Chair of the African Road Safety Observatory [archive] (ARSO)3 since November 2018.
Benacer Boulaajoul obtained his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics in Rabat in June 1987. He obtained a state engineering degree in statistical applications from the National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (INSEA) in Rabat in 1996, and a master’s degree in “public management” from the Higher Institute of Commerce and Business Administration (ISCAE). In 2002, he obtained a diploma in road safety management from the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, VTI, Linköping, Sweden, as well as a diploma in road accident prevention from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.
Benacer Boulaajoul became head of the studies, documentation and information systems division of the National Committee for Traffic Accident Prevention (CNPAC) in 2005. In June 2012, he became permanent secretary of the National Committee for Traffic Accident Prevention. And in 2019, he was appointed Director General 4 of the National Road Safety Agency (NARSA).