Christopher Day is a PhD student at the University of Sydney Business School's Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies undertaking research in the fields of economic and industrial policy. Formerly Christopher was a product management analyst for GEICO (Berkshire Hathaway Insurance) and a researcher for the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC where he undertook research in the areas of spatial economics and innovation policy. Prior to this, Christopher worked as a consultant for an economics and public affairs consultancy in London where he focused on industrial policy and productivity. Before moving into industry, Christopher was an academic in Sydney, where he taught in the areas of quantitative business analysis, corporate evaluation and international financial management and conducted research in the fields of corporate finance and accounting. Christopher holds a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge and graduated with First Class Honours and the University Medal from the University of Technology Sydney.