With nearly 40 years of experience, Blake Vaughan is an accomplished safety and security management professional with an extensive background in developing, leading, and growing safety programs within transit operations. He is a World Safety Organization Certified Safety Executive (WSO-CSE); and holds Transit Safety and Security Program Certificates (TSSP) for both bus and rail, among other licenses and certifications. Blake leads RATP Dev’s Safety team, which continuously develops and improves comprehensive risk assessments, safety tools and policies, and more effective techniques to reduce the frequency and severity of incidents that may occur. He supports local operations through a proactive approach to risk mitigation, leading to reductions in risk and safety improvements.