PhD Candidate, University of Sydney

After a five-year stint coordinating the Australian National Cycling Strategy, Tony is now studying a PhD at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies at the University of Sydney. He contributes research that helps Australia to meet big challenges such as managing traffic congestion, mitigating climate change, minimising health care costs and improving the liveability (and loveability) of our cities.

Key areas of policy interest are walking, cycling and automated vehicles. Key areas of expertise include geospatial analysis, discrete choice modelling, behavioural economics, software development (C++, Python, Django, R, Javascript etc) and mixed-methods research.

Tony began his professional career developing software algorithms for companies such as Canon, the CSIRO and Fairlight before transitioning into the transport sector. In the transport sector Tony has worked on freight optimisation, network design, road design, safety and communications. Tony is the Principal at consultancy Transportology which specialises in policy and data analytics for walking, cycling and automated vehicles.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2003 
    Australian Graduate School of Management, Graduate Diploma of Management
  • 1998 
    University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours)