John joined the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) at University of Sydney in July 2008 as Adjunct Professor. Prior to taking on this role, he had nine years as Executive Director of Bus Association Victoria, after eight years as Deputy Chairman of the National Road Transport Commission. He was a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee advising Victoria’s last two Planning Ministers on Melbourne’s long term Metropolitan Planning Strategy, is immediate past Chair of ADC Forum and is currently Chair of People and Parks Foundation. John has published widely on transport and land use policy and planning and is co-author of the books, An Introduction to Transport Policy and How Great Cities Happen. He was awarded a Centenary Medal for services to public transport and conservation.