Pedro do Carmo Baumgratz de Paula is the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety coordinator in São Paulo as well as Country Director for Vital Strategies Brazil. Pedro is a lawyer and has focused his work and research in the past ten years on urban mobility and public health policy and regulation. In his work with the city of São Paulo, he has assisted the development of a comprehensive Road Safety Plan that will guide the city’s actions in the area for the next decade, has fostered and given support to the improvement of policy making by systematic use of data, among other actions. He holds a LL.B. from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora and a MSc on Economic Law and Political Economy from the University of São Paulo’s Law School. He is also a lecturer of Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas.