Shaun Hammond is the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the Transportation Safety, Policy and Engineering Division at Alberta Transportation. He is responsible for the delivery of provincial programs in the areas of vehicle safety and commercial carrier safety, driver education, licensing and monitoring, strategic policy initiatives and all technical standards and planning for the road infrastructure in Alberta.
The Division is also responsible for the implementation of Alberta’s Traffic Safety Plan, leading a coordinated effort of more than 6 government departments with a goal of reducing collisions injuries and fatalities on Alberta roads.
Before joining the Alberta provincial government, Mr. Hammond’s previous experience was with major chemical and petrochemical companies, responsible for the design, development and operation of chemical processing and distribution operations in Canada, Great Britain and Africa.
Mr. Hammond has a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.