Professor Peter Newman’s Inspiring Story

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Growing up in Perth, Professor Peter Newman loved playing Cricket and Football while being a-part of a close knit family. He attended university at UWA he completed his chemistry degree which followed into studies of environmental science, finding his true passion. The forced closure of the Fremantle railway sparked his interest in transport and sustainability. He went on to get involved in the environmental movements of the 70’s and how transport would play a big part by keeping Perth connected as a city. Professor Newman later became the chair of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for Transport and has been leading the world on transport ever since.

WA’s Chief Scientist for 2018 and Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University, Peter Newman has one inspiring story not to be missed.

Listen to Professor Peter Newman’s Inspiring Story.