Benacer Boulaajoul is the General Director of the new National Road Safety Agency in the Kingdom of Morocco since May 30th, 2019. In this new position, Benacer leads efforts to develop sustainable Road Safety Strategy in collaboration with all stakeholders from the Public and Private sectors and NGO’s. This new Agency is under implementation and will start officially in January 1st, 2020 and will be responsible of all jobs related to Road Safety in Morocco.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Boulaajoul served for six years as Permanent Secretary of National Committee for Prevention of Traffic Accidents (CNPAC) in Morocco, where he was responsible for Communication, Road Education and Research and Development on all topics linked to Road Safety. A passionate advocate for Road Safety at National and International levels, mainly in Africa, he organized the first African Road Safety Forum in Marrakech in November 2018 together with the African Transport Policy Program – SSATP and pushed for greater regional collaboration to establish the first African Road Safety Observatory (ARSO). He is the Chairman of the Transitional Steering Committee of ARSO.
Mr. Boulaajoul has also been the President of La Prévention Routière Internationale (PRI) since November 2015. PRI is a global road safety organization created in 1959 with more than 60 organization members from the 5 continents. He brings to the post a deep level of experience and understanding of complex Road Safety challenges. His prior experience includes serving as Director for Studies and Information Systems at CNPAC from 2005 to 2012 where he led several projects and studies on Road Safety in Morocco.
Mr. Boulaajoul is an Engineer in Statistics and Applied Economy and holds a Master Degree in Public Management.