Justin Wastnage is the principal at aviation and tourism policy consultancy Message Shapers. In this position he has led research projects into cruise ship access options for Sydney Harbour, air transport access to New Caledonia and work around privatisation of council-owned airports in New South Wales.
Justin currently sits on the board of Aviation/Aerospace Australia, the country’s peak body for the aviation and aerospace industries.
Previously, Justin was the director of aviation policy at the Australian industry group Tourism & Transport Forum. In this role he led several successful research projects around issues including the Australian-New Zealand air transport market, the impact of visa facilitation on air transport demand to Australia, and the integration of public transport to airport precincts.
Prior to this, Justin worked for more than ten years in aviation and travel journalism.