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Board of Advice

Sharing expertise and experience
The Board of Advice supports the continued development and utilisation of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies as a centre of excellence adding value to the community.

Synergy in diversity

Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies and its Board of Advice

Chair

Dr Alastair Stone

Dr Alastair Stone

Managing Director, Pacific Infrastructure Corporation

Alastair has more than 30 years' experience in banking, economics and engineering. His career has covered all facets of urban affairs including senior positions with the World Bank, Lend Lease and Merill Lynch. Alastair teaches in the Foundations lecture series on public infrastructure services.

Local members

Gillian Akers

Gillian Akers

Director, AkersConsult

Gillian has more than 35 years' experience in traffic and transport, road design, urban development and civil engineering. She has participated in several state and national working groups and is often consulted on strategic transport planning matters by both public and private sector infrastructure investors.

Federico A Bettini

Federico A Bettini

CEO, AizoOn Australia

Federico is chief executive of AizoOn Australia, a technology company specialising in Industry 4.0, cyber security and data-driven innovation. His experience ranges from family business through to large multinationals in Europe and Australia.

Todd Chapman

Todd Chapman

Head of Safety Airports & Freight Operations, Qantas

Todd is responsible for the QantasLink branded Boeing 717 fleet servicing 27 destinations in Australia. He is Head of Airports for Qantas Regional Airlines and oversees more than 60 airports for several fleets. This includes engaging with with ground handlers, councils and airport providers for terminal facilities.

Monica Considine

Monica Considine

Supply Chain Director, Aryzta

Monica is a supply chain expert in fast-moving consumer goods with more than 20 years’ experience in procurement, manufacturing, transport and retail functions. She has overseen projects at Qantas, Pfizer, Goodman Fielder, Boral, CSR, Sunbeam, Visy, Australia Post, Royal Mail and McWilliams Wines. 

Glen Dawe

Glen Dawe

Retired Chair, NSW Section, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia

Glen's 40-year career spans passenger transport, rail freight, logistics, supply chain management and business management. He retired from Queensland Rail as chief executive after previously being the chair of Queensland Rail.

Doug Dean, AM

Doug Dean, AM

CEO and Managing Director, Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Doug is chief executive and managing director of Veolia Australia and NZ and the longest serving chief executive in Australia's waste management and industrial services sectors. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2012 for services to the environment, industry and the community.

Paul Forward

Paul Forward

Commissioner, NSW Planning Assessment Commission

Paul has held senior management positions in the Department of Industrial Development and the Sydney Water Board. From 1999 to 2005 he was chief executive of the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority. Paul was a principal of Evans and Peck from 2006 to 2013. Paul is also a past chairman of Austroads. 

Clare Gardiner-Barnes

Clare Gardiner-Barnes

Clare Gardiner-Barnes Head of Strategy, Planning and Innovation, Infrastructure NSW

Clare has worked over 25 years across a range of public service leadership roles. In the last 6 years Clare has worked as the CEO for Transport in the Northern Territory and Deputy Secretary in Transport for New South Wales. She is now responsible for State Infrastructure Strategies and providing independent advice to government on strategic infrastructure issues and opportunities.

Clare is a board member of the NSW Telco Authority and Roads Australia, and is committed to working with industry and across government to support the adoption of new infrastructure technology. Clare is an advocate for women in leadership and workforce flexibility.

Michael Kilgariff

Michael Kilgariff

Chief Executive, Roads Australia

Michael has worked closely with industry and government to promote public policies beneficial to national productivity and efficiency. Industry association Roads Australia has 150+ members including major contractors and consultants, motoring clubs, service providers and other industry groups. 

Professor David Levinson

Professor David Levinson

School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney

David teaches at the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney, where he leads the Network Design Lab and the Transport Engineering group. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering at the University of Minnesota in the United States. 

Andrew Lezala

Andrew Lezala

Chief Executive, Metro Trains Melbourne

Andrew is a business leader and engineer with 38 years' experience in the rail industry. He began his career at British Railways as an engineering graduate and spent 10 years in vehicle design, project engineering and maintenance. He has been chief executive of Metro Trains Melbourne since 2009. 

Martin Locke

Martin Locke

Lidunian Partners

Martin is an infrastructure finance specialist with more than 25 years' experience who has closed high-profile public-private partnerships in transport, health and education. He retired from PwC as a senior partner after leading the infrastructure advisory practice in Sydney since 2001. He now leads Lidunian Partners, and has a portfolio of consulting and non-executive director roles. 

Anisa Makalic

Anisa Makalic

General Manager, Convenience Retail Supply Chain, Caltex

Anisa is also a board member and director of the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores. She is a supply chain management and strategy professional with extensive experience supporting organisations by delivering improvements throughout the supply chain.

Carlee McGowan

Carlee McGowan

General Manager, Supply Planning, Telstra

Carlee is a supply chain professional with more than 20 years’ experience in fast-moving consumer goods, both locally and internationally. She specialises in supplier management, supply planning, production, logistics, customer management, sales and operations planning to retail. 

Darryl Mellish

Darryl Mellish

Executive Director, Bus and Coach Association NSW (retired)

Darryl has been the executive director of the Bus and Coach Association (NSW) since mid-1999. He has held company director positions in the pharmaceutical industry and he was a business development manager at CSIRO for 16 years. He is a spokesman for bus reform in NSW.

Terry Papadis

Terry Papadis

Manager, Training Solutions GS1 Australia

Terry leads GS1 Australia’s team of education and training professionals, responsible for providing GS1 Australia members, international and local university students and industry professionals with a range of world-class training courses in best practice supply chain solutions and systems. 

Stephen Rowe

Stephen Rowe

Director, Busways Group

Stephen is director and part owner of the Busways Group of companies. He joined Busways in 1984 and with his brother, Richard, is instrumental in shaping the group's direction and growth. 

Christopher Selth

Christopher Selth

Chair of the ADC Forum Infrastructure Funding and Finance Working Group

Christopher is an entrepreneur, investor, and social commentator. He is Chair of the ADC Forum Infrastructure Funding and Finance Working Group. Previously he was chief investment officer at Five Oceans Asset Management, an international funds management business he co-founded in 2005. 

Peter Thornton

Peter Thornton

Principal of Transportation Associates 

Peter is a leader in infrastructure and transportation consulting based in Sydney. He specialises in the strategic development, planning and concept design of transport and infrastructure projects, drawing on his skills in engineering, environmental planning and project economics. 

Rob Tyson

Rob Tyson

Director, Economics & Policy, PwC

Rob is a Director in the PwC economics and policy team. He has extensive experience in cost-benefit analysis, option analysis, forecasting, policy formulation, economic growth strategies and business case development, as well as transport infrastructure and urban renewal.

Matt Threlkeld

Matt Threlkeld

BusNSW Executive Director

Matt is the Executive Director of BusNSW which incorporates the Bus & Coach Association (NSW), Bus and Coach Industrial Association (NSW), and Bus and Coach Co-operative Society NSW. He is a senior executive with experience in managing contracts, people, fleet, marketing and events.

Cecilia Warren

Cecilia Warren

Director, Research and Development, IAG

Cecilia leads IAG’s Research and Development function with responsibility for collaborating with university and research partners to deliver insights into the nexus between emerging technology and human need in mobility, shelter and work. 

International members

Professor Chandra Bhat

Professor Chandra Bhat

Director, Center for Transportation Research and Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor in Transportation Engineering, the University of Texas at Austin

Chandra teaches courses in transportation systems analysis and transportation planning.

Professor Axel Börsch-Supan

Professor Axel Börsch-Supan

Director, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich, Germany, and Professor for the Economics of Aging, Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Axel has been a consultant to several governments, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the World Bank, among others. 

Professor Ken Button

Professor Ken Button

Director, Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics Centre, George Mason University, Virginia, United States

Ken teaches transport economics, logistics, international transportation and managerial economics. 

Professor Paul Cousins

Professor Paul Cousins

Head of School of Economics, Finance and Management, University of Bristol, UK

Prior to his current role, Paul was Professor of Operations Management at Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. He was also Deputy Director of the School and Director of Research for four years.

Professor Trevor Heaver

Emeritus Professor Trevor Heaver

Centre for Transportation Studies, Operations and Logistics Division, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Canada

Trevor was head of the transport economics and logistics programs at UBC for many years. His recent research focuses on economic and sustainability issues in international shipping and logistics.

Ir Prof. William H.K. Lam

Professor William H K Lam

Chair Professor of Civil and Transporation Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

William is an Honorary Professor at the Institute for Transport and Logistics Studies at the University of Sydney and President of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies. He is a Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Advanced Transportation.

Professor Glenn Lyons

Professor Glenn Lyons

University of West England, Bristol

Glenn is the Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility at UWE Bristol and a founding director (2003-2010) of the university’s Centre for Transport and Society. 

Professor Alan McKinnon

Professor Alan McKinnon

Head of Logistics, Logistics University, Hamburg

Alan was also a founder and director of the Logistics Research Centre at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, where he is now an emeritus professor. In 2003 he received the Sir Robert Lawrence Award, the highest distinction of the UK Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Professor Juan de Dios Ortuzar

Professor Juan de Dios Ortuzar

Department of Transport Engineering and Logistics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Juan has more than 40 years' experience as an academic and adviser on transport modelling and social projects. He has fostered development of discrete choice models and their application to determining willingness-to-pay in transport.

Professor Tae Hoon OUM

Professor Tae Hoon Oum

Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Canada

Oum specialises in economics, strategy and policy analysis in transport and logistics and public utility sectors. 

Professor Wayne Talley

Professor Wayne Talley

Executive Director, International Maritime, Ports and Logistics Management Institute, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Wayne is also the Frederick W Beazley Professor of Economics, Professor of Maritime and Supply Chain Management and Eminent Scholar at Old Dominion University. 

Professor Eiichi Taniguchi

Professor Eiichi Taniguchi

Department of Urban Management, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan

Eiichi's research centres on city logistics and urban freight transport modelling focusing on stochastic and dynamic vehicle routing and scheduling with time windows, multi-agent simulation considering behaviour of stakeholders who are involved in urban freight transport. 

Professor Kenneth Train

Professor Kenneth Train

Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley; Vice President, US National Economic Research Associates

Kenneth teaches econometrics, regulation and industrial organisation. He has received numerous awards for teaching and research, including the Richard Stone Prize in Applied Econometrics.

Professor Bert van Wee

Professor Bert van Wee

Professor of Transport Policy, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Bert ia also a scientific director of TRAIL research school. His interests are in long-term developments in transport in the areas of accessibility, land-use transport interaction, evaluation of large infrastructure projects, environment, safety, policy analyses and ethics. 

Professor Jackie Walters

Professor Jackie Walters

Director, ITLS-Africa, Head of Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management, University of Johannesburg

Jackie's academic specialties include public transport and aviation studies, as well as transport economics and logistics.