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  • Michael Caltabiano

    Michael Caltabiano

    Michael Caltabiano is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Road Research Board and Chair of ADVI. He has over 25 years’ experience in the transport industry, with previous positions placing him in charge of the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) and as the director-general of the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads […]
  • Rita Excell

    Rita Excell

    Rita is the Executive Director of the Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) Centre for Excellence and is responsible for delivering ADVI’s contribution to the safe and successful introduction of driverless vehicle technologies into Australia.
  • Irene Seah

    Irene Seah

    Irene is the Administrative Coordinator for the ADVI office. She is the first point of contact on queries received by the office; managing and routing them appropriately.  Her responsibilities include supporting regular office operations; develop, review and update administrative systems; on boarding of new partners, scheduling of meetings and ensure processes are compliant with company […]
  • Francis Cheong

    Francis Cheong

    Francis works as a technical representative in ADVI, and at the same time is a Professional Engineer at the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) within the Future Transport Systems group. Francis previously worked with AEV Robotics, a Melbourne-based electric vehicle start-up, during his undergraduate degree. He was also a part of Monash University’s Formula SAE […]
  • Mark Thomas

    Mark Thomas

    Group Manager Technology & Autonomy
  • Jeremy Nassau

    Jeremy Nassau

    Manager – Strategy
  • Greg Bosnich

    Greg Bosnich

    Director, PR & Corporate
  • Boris Petrovic

    Boris Petrovic

    A/Director, Corporate
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  • Jamie Smith

    Jamie Smith

    Executive Lead – Smart Transport Strategic Growth, Telstra Enterprise Sales
  • Evan Walker

    Evan Walker

    Director of Smart Innovation Centre