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Dr Tom Alves


Dr Tom Alves

Dr Tom Alves, Head of Development, AHURI

Tom leads the Professional Services and Strategic Initiatives components of AHURI's business. He leads a team delivering responsive, high-quality consultancy services, and works closely with AHURI’s University partners, Australian governments, industry, the community sector and other stakeholders to and to develop AHURI’s standing as an authoritative voice in international housing and urban policy discussion.

Tom has a PhD in Housing and Urban Studies and has held positions at RMIT University and The University of Melbourne in the disciplines of Property, Architecture and Urban Planning. He has substantial experience in policy and advisory work with the Victorian Government and fourteen years’ experience working in architectural practices in Melbourne and Sydney.