B.Ec. (Hons); PhD
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
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Tony has over two decades of work experience across the entire spectrum of broad vocation groups, including academia, the corporate sector, the Government sector and private consulting. As an academic, he has spent over a decade teaching at local and overseas universities in the areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitative economics and econometrics. He has taught at all levels of tertiary education, including undergraduate, honours and PhD levels. Notably, his extensive corporate and consulting experience has allowed him to apply the tools he has developed as an academic to the real-world - with significant success.
Tony was the Chief Economist of the Qantas Group for almost four years, and was General Manager of Economics at Qantas for three years prior to this. He developed the fuel and foreign exchange hedging framework that the airline continues to use, saving the airlines millions of dollars on financial instruments. After Qantas, Tony started his own consulting practise and has developed a reputation as the leading aviation and tourism economist in Australia. He is regularly interviewed on the topic of aviation and tourism by ABC 24 News, Sky News, Bloomberg, the free to air channels and radio stations. He has also worked as a private consultant to some of Australia's leading companies.
Tony Webber on ABC Western Plains 04 Nov 2016
ABC Western Plains
Associate Professor Tony Webber was interviewed on ABC Western Plains NSW about issues in the Australian Senate and the UK High Court’s ruling on Brexit.
Sina (China) and quoted Associate Professor Tony Webber about the influence of Qantas’ direct services from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to London on the company’s share price.
Qantas eyes direct flights to Europe 28 Oct 2016
IOL (South Africa) quoted Tony Webber about the potential introduction of direct flights from Australia to London with Qantas.
ABC News (Online)
ABC News Online quoted Associate Professor Tony Webber about how banks respond to changes in their cost base.
Tony Webber on 2GB Sydney 19 Apr 2016
Professor Tony Webber was interviewed on 2GB Sydney about the fall in Qantas shares.
Recent Units Taught
Associate Professor Tony Webber from the University of Sydney Business School talks about possible solutions to the difficulties Qantas is currently facing.
Associate Professor Tony Webber discusses the drivers impacting airline fuel consumption.