NZ Walking Summit 2017 Victoria Walks speaker Ben Rossiter

Dr Ben Rossiter

As Executive Officer for Victoria Walks, Ben has a long interest in walking, sustainable communities and urban environments. He has a background in cross sectoral partnerships, research, policy and program development, community development and health promotion.  Ben has presented papers and published articles and book chapters on walking and urban experience. The theme of his doctoral dissertation was walking in cities.

Ben is the Vice President of the International Federation of Pedestrians, member of the Smart Roads Reference Group (VicRoads) and VicHealth's Leading Thinker Expert Reference Group. He was on the International Technical Committee for Walk 21, Sydney 2014 and numerous government committees including, the Victorian Pedestrian Advisory Council, Victorian Bicycle Advisory Council, Hoddle Street Study Stakeholder Advisory Group and the Station User Panel.


Ben talking walking from Victoria Walks, Australia

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