Dr. Xiaowen Fu is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, the University of Sydney. His main research area is transport economics which covers issues such as competition policy and government regulation, efficiency benchmarking, transport demand modelling and industrial organization. He has been the principal investigator of close to 20 research grants and published more than 50 journal articles. He has been the guest editor of 5 journal special issues, is on the editorial boards of three journals including Transportation Research – Part B, Part E, and is an editor of the journal of Transport Policy, associate editor of the book series “Advances in Airlines Economics”. Dr. Fu has provided advisory and economic modeling services to organizations such as the Boeing Commercial Aircraft, New Zealand Commerce Commission, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Government of British Columbia in Canada, Australian Competition Tribunal, Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department, Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau, Japan Rail (East), and OECD. He is the Vice President (Research) of the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS), Vice President (Research) of the Institute for Aviation (UK), founding chair of the Maritime Economy and Policy stream of the World Transport Convention.