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Professor Emerita, University of Sydney, University of Sydney

Professor Emerita Corinne Mulley was the inaugural Chair of Public Transport at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies at the University of Sydney. Corinne is a transport economist and was active in transport research at the interface of transport policy and economics.

During her career Corinne concentrated on specific issues relating to public transport. She led a high profile European and UK consortia undertaking benchmarking in urban public transport and has provided both practical and strategic advice to local and national governments on transport evaluation, including economic impact analysis, benchmarking, rural transport issues, and public transport management. Professor Mulley's research is motivated by a need to provide evidence for policy initiatives and she has been involved in such research at local, regional, national and European levels.

Whilst in Sydney, Corinne created links with the federal government, serving as an expert on the Public Transport Committee and National Infrastructure Audit for Infrastructure Australia and with the NSW state and local governments where she has offered advice as an expert on, for example, the Long Term Master Plan for NSW.

Despite retirement, Corinne will continue to be engaged in research at ITLS in particular with the Centre of Excellence work, funded by the Volvo Educational Trust, which is looking widely at Bus Rapid Transit issues, an ARC grant examining value capture as a funding mechanism for transport infrastructure, work with Transport for NSW evaluating regional transport flexible transport services and studies involving Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in different contexts.


  • 2008–present
    Chair in Public Transport at ITLS, Univeristy of Sydney
  • 2004–present
    Fellow (FCILT), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport


  • 1989 
    London University (LSE), United Kingdom, PhD (Economics)
  • 1976 
    London School of Economics, MSc Economics (Economics)
  • 1975 
    Nottingham University, United Kingdom, BA Honours in Economics (Economics)