Young Transport Professionals Committee 2023
All activities are planned and executed by a voluntary committee. The Committee is voted in once per year by the membership base, with elections confirmed at the AGM in the second part of the year.
All members are encouraged to get involved and run for a Committee position. Please note that only members can take up Committee positions.
The below committee is the eighth elected since the group was founded in 2014.
Himanshu Chopra – PRESIDENT
Himanshu works as a Principal Advisor, Stakeholder Engagement at Yarra Trams. His day-to-day role involves ensuring stakeholder relations are well maintained and ensuring the local and state government priorities align with Yarra Trams. Himanshu has over 14 years of experience working in the transport industry in New Zealand. When he is not busy networking with potential stakeholders, he likes to go walking or playing in the park with his kids.
Sabastian Aurisano – Secretary
Antony Yu – Treasurer
Antony is a Senior Consultant at ConnellGriffin and has worked on a range of advisory roles in various transport infrastructure projects throughout the state of Victoria and New South Wales. He has been engaged as a transaction advisor in his recent projects and is currently helping the Department of Transport procure their next gen public transport ticketing solution. During his free time Ant is usually training for his next half marathon or combing through the restaurants and cafes that Melbourne has to offer.
ALAN LIM – PARTNERSHIPS COORDINATOR
Malcolm Lam – Partnerships Coordinator
Adrian Wong – Membership coordinator
Adrian currently works in the rail simulation and modelling area at Transport for NSW, supporting other NSW government stakeholders such as Sydney Trains and Sydney Metro. Prior to this, he has worked as an engineering consultant serving clients across various rail projects in Australia, USA and Canada. When he gets some free time to himself, he enjoys playing sports and exploring around for yummy food.
Ashraf Dawood – Membership Coordinator
Ashraf is an engineering consultant at ADA Engineering, and supports rolling stock projects involving mechanical/electrical systems in the freight rail and light rail space within the Australian rail industry. Outside of work, Ashraf likes playing soccer and volleyball, and also enjoys spending time cooking/baking.
Anthony Ko – Member Engagement Coordinator
Anthony is currently a Systems Engineer at John Holland, working on the Rail Infrastructure Alliance to deliver the Metro Tunnel and Sunbury Line Upgrade. His day to day role involves management of requirements, verification and validation evidence, and interfaces, as well as the assurance of Human Factors issues through design. Anthony is passionate about connecting leaders and young professionals together across the industry to help collaborate in solving industry wide problems. Outside of work, Anthony is a keen fan of sports and enjoys travelling interstate and abroad.
CAITLIN SKINNER – EVENTS COORDINATOR
Caitlin is a Rail Engineer in the Track and Civil team at AECOM, where she is delivering packages on major rail projects across Victoria. Through working on the Rail Infrastructure Alliance and the Warrnambool Line Upgrade (to name a couple), she has gained experience in track design and the associated civil infrastructure, as well as cable containment design. Outside of office hours, Caitlin is training for a half marathon and fueling up on croissants.
Evelyn Tao – Events Coordinator