2018 Cycling Luminaries Awards
Chief Executive, Heart Foundation NSW
Kerry started her working life as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, and later completed a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours before receiving a scholarship to undertake post graduate studies.
Before joining the Heart Foundation in 2013, Kerry worked in the NSW Public Service with an eminent career that saw her have a positive impact on the NSW economy and the research sector. Kerry was instrumental in the development of a Health and Medical Research Plan for NSW and in establishing the Heart Foundation and NSW Ministry of Health Partnership which created the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network.
As Chief Executive of the Heart Foundation, Kerry is responsible for leadership, strategic guidance along with financial and operational management of cardiovascular health and revenue and communications programs in New South Wales. Her mandate extends to strengthening relationships with research institutions, state and local governments and the corporate sector, as well as the increasing the publicís awareness about the work of the Heart Foundation.
Kerry has a strong interest in active travel and is a keen runner and walker.
Director Precinct and Corridor Planning, Transport fo NSW
Tom is the Director of Precinct and Corridor Planning in Transport for NSW. His mission is to lead a small and agile team to create great places through the integration of all modes of mobility into the planning and development process. Tom has responsibility for the integration of active transport into precinct and corridor plans and is a key advocate for enhanced active transport outcomes in major projects led by Transport for NSW. Tom comes to this role after some 20 years working in a range of NSW government agencies with a focus on sustainability across all environments and sectors – agriculture, forestry, mining, tourism, urban and commercial development, public utilities and infrastructure, manufacturing and heavy industry.
Cycling Public Transport Integration
WA Public Transport Authority
Jim Krynen lives and breathes cycling.
The six-time Australian champion is an icon of the Western Australian cycling industry and, more than any other person, has led the charge to maximise the impact and uptake of cycling throughout the state.
Commenced with Bikewest in 1987 and moved to the Public Transport Authority in 2004 as Manager of Cycling Integration.
Jim’s passion has become his career. Now Manager Cycling Integration for the Public Transport Authority (PTA), Jim cycles to work every day from his home in Perth’s eastern suburbs as part of an estimated 10,000 kilometres he cycles every year. He has a long-standing commitment and dedication to the cycling industry for more than 25 years.
Green/Active Travel Plan Manager for Lendlease, Barangaroo.
Paul is the Green/Active Travel Manager for Lendlease’s Barangaroo development in Sydney. He is leading the delivery of the precinct’s Green Travel Plan for its 20,000 plus workers in co-operation with the Barangaroo Delivery Authority. His aim is to reduce the travel related carbon footprint for workers at Barangaroo and when travelling in Sydney’s CBD.
Paul’s passion for cycling was reignited around 10 years ago when working in the UK. There he leased a bike through the UK Government’s innovative ‘Ride to Work’ tax exemption initiative that promoted healthier travel to work and reduction of environmental pollution. Paul regularly takes part in cycling events raising money for various charities. Last year he coordinated a team of 40 Lendlease riders in the MS Sydney to Gong ride including an awareness event with Brad McGee.
General Manager, Public Policy.
The Royal Automobile Club of WA.
Anne is the General Manager, Public Policy within RAC’s Advocacy and Members team where she leads the formulation of RAC policy and demonstration projects relating to congestion management, transport planning, road safety, vehicles and transport affordability. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts (honours) and has both public sector and private sector consulting experience, having led the delivery of transport projects in Australia, Dubai, the UK and New Zealand. Her role at the RAC is to work together with partners to help plan and deliver RAC’s Mobility Agenda of safe, easy and sustainable transport. Anne is a member and a past President of the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management and a member of the Western Australian Black Spot Consultative Panel, the Australian Automobile Association’s Public Policy Forum and RAC’s Innovation Board. She is also Project Leader of RAC’s Automated Vehicle Program.