International Road Federation (IRF )

Chika Sakashita

Chika Sakahita

Director of Research and Accountability, Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety

Chika Sakashita is the Director of Research and Accountability for the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety. She leads the strategic planning, development and implementation of the Alliance’s research, accountability and capacity development work, building the Alliance’s and NGOs’ impact in road safety. Chika brings a wealth of experience in road safety delivery – in government, academic research, NGO advocacy.

Chika has advised and supported practical applications of evidence-based policies and interventions in states, countries, regions and globally through independent consulting to governments and multiple international organisations such as the UN, WHO, World Bank and GRSP.

Prior to joining the Alliance Secretariat, Chika made significant contributions to the Alliance’s seminal work “The Day Our World Crumbled: The Human Cost of Inaction on Road Safety” and “Good Practice Guide: Meaningful NGO Participation”. Chika has a PhD from School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Psychology from School of Psychology, Faculty of Science, both University of Sydney.