Dr Tom Beer

Dr Tom Beer

Bid wins:
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)
28 June - 8 July 2011

About:
Tom Beer was the first Australian to be elected President of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). Their General Assembly was held in Melbourne in 2011, and he was the Deputy Chair of the local organising committee. He is an international expert on environmental risk, including greenhouse gas and air quality issues and particularly their application to transport. He was also the Chair of the Natural Hazards Theme of the International Year of Planet Earth (2008). He is now a Director of Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd, a road safety consultancy that was awarded the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in 2017.

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