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.
Airline and bank loyalty programs under a cloud 18 Nov 2015
Associate Professor Tony Webber was interviewed on ABC News about Qantas' earnings from its loyalty program over a five year period.
Overseas visitors on increase 03 Nov 2015
Associate Professor Tony Webber was interviewed by the Australian about the growth in Australia’s tourism industry.
Sydney Morning Herald and The Saturday Age
Associate Professor Tony Webber was interviewed in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Saturday Age about the value of fuel-efficient aircraft such as the 787 or A350.
ABC News Radio
ABC NewsRadio interviews Associate Professor Tony Webber about the financial future for Qantas after the company posted a $203 million profit.
Yahoo! Finance (UK)
Dr Tony Webber is quoted in a Yahoo! Finance (UK) article about falling oil prices and the affect this will have on the Australian economy.
Recent Units Taught
2015: S1 , S2 , 2014: S1 ,
SMBA6003 Data Analytics and Modelling
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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.