Global Innovation Manager, iRAP
Monica Olyslagers is iRAP’s Global Innovation Manager and oversees initiatives such as ‘AiRAP’ for the accelerated and intelligent collection of data for road safety assessments; and CycleRAP, a bicycling and micro-mobility risk assessment model. Monica joined the iRAP team in 2015 as the Programme Coordinator for iRAP’s projects under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety. Monica’s previous roles in the Australian Government’s transport ministry (2007-14) included aviation safety in the PNG and Pacific, the national urban policy and cycling strategy, high speed rail feasibility assessment, and transport policy development. Monica has a keen interest in improving urban environments for people—all people—for a healthier, safer, and more inclusive, equitable and sustainable future. She holds a Master’s degree in Development Planning and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and the Arts. Monica lives in Guangzhou, China.