Christopher Standen

PhD Candidate in Transport Economics, University of Sydney

One of Sydney’s leading thinkers on urban planning and transport, with an interest in liveable, accessible, healthy, sustainable and equitable towns and cities.

Areas of expertise include strategic transport/land use planning and policy, geospatial analysis (GIS), active/healthy transport, traffic modelling and forecasting, discrete choice analysis, and infrastructure assessment.

Author/co-author of several publications in the transport and health literature. Reviewer for the Journal of Transport and Health, Research in Transportation Economics, and the Australasian Transport Research Forum. Regularly published and quoted in the media.


  • 2013–2017
    PhD Candidate in Transport Economics, The University of Sydney


    Brunel University, BSc (Honours) Physics
    University of New South Wales, Master of Environmental Management
    Monash University, Transport Planning and Policy
    The University of Sydney, PhD Candidate in Transport Economics

Professional Memberships

  • Institution of Electrical Engineers