independent mobility Safety consultant

Andrew Smart is an Independent Mobility Safety Consultant with over 37 years experience as a professional engineer and a business leader. He has delivered results for OEMs, global technical consultancies and the leading technical society for the mobility sector.



Commercial Vehicle





Executive Management


Strategy Development

​Holistic Safety

Operational Development

Business Development & Growth

​Standards Development 


Automated Driving Systems

Vehicle Connectivity

Vehicle Safety

​Propulsion Systems


Holistic Safety




Business Growth



With extensive technical and business knowledge, contacts and relationships, he can successfully navigate through multiple mobility sectors, joining the professional dots between innovation, technology and business. He is a trusted leader to engineers, a trusted partner to executives and a trusted advisor to Boards.

Having a passion for technology, innovation and business growth, combined with his recognized industry experience, he can provide leadership and direction to Technology and Start Up Companies looking to enter, or expand in, the mobility sector.​ Current focus on safety, testing, development and validation of connected and automated technologies.  Founder and Chair of the SAE AV Testing Task Force and Contributing Member of the SAE On-Road Automated Driving (ORAD) Standards Committee.

Recent projects include:

  • AV Safety Principal at Stantec.
  • AV safety case development.
  • AV deployment planning.
  • ODD risk assessments.
  • Business deployment strategy for Engineering Consulting and Testing business focused upon CAV and xEV technologies.
  • Development of AV test fleet deployment guidelines. 
  • Commercialization of new AV imaging system for the mobility market.
  • Strategic Advisor on AV standards for simulation provider.​​
  • Long-term engagement with the American Center for Mobility as Chief Technical Officer.