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Public Transport Consultant

Chantal Greenwood

Technical Specialist

EMPLOYMENT – HIGHLIGHTS

 

1. 2020 – date – STC World Bank Group

 

· Specialist Consultant: Automated Fare Collection (AFC)

 

Project topics include –

 

· Fare payment systems – emerging solutions in the digitalization era

· Modal Integration

· Transforming Transit in South Africa

 

 

2. 2019 – eThekwini Transport Authority (ETA)

 

· Specialist Consultant: Automated Fare Collection (AFC)

 

Project topic included –

 

· Technical and operational support

 

3. 1993 – 2018 – City of Cape Town

 

· Last Position Held – Manager: Public Transport Systems (Technical Implementation, Maintenance & Operations)

 

Projects included –

 

· MyCiTi BRT AFC System – design, build, installation, testing, commissioning, operations & maintenance of a world first EMV LVP contactless bank card system, with a hosted National Department of Transport (NDoT) data structure on the card for implementing transit products.

 

· MyCiTi BRT Advanced Public Transport Management System – design, build, installation, testing, commissioning, operations & maintenance of a Control Centre, real-time passenger information, station & onboard CCTV and computer aided scheduling

 

· 2010 World Cup (WC) – implemented bus control system in support of WC public transport operations

 

· Introduced Light Detection and Radar (LIDAR) Technology – a national first, enabling a 3D model of the City to be created for use in multiple departments across the City

 

· Sea Level Rise Risk Assessment for Strategy and Planning Department – numerical analytics of storms for a period 20 years & consequent wave behavior along the coastline of the Western Cape

 

Achievements

 

· Received – 2014 – International Mastercard Award for Best Bank Ticketing Scheme

 

· Received – 2014 – National Department of Transport (NDoT) South Africa Service of Excellence Award for Category ‘Best Female Employee in Transport’

 

· Received – 2011 – City of Cape Town’s 2010 Champion’s Award

 

 

4. 1989 – 1992 – S A Weather Bureau

 

· Last Position Held – Senior Marine Meteorologist

 

Projects included –

 

· 1990 – Russian Rescue Mission to Antarctica

 

· 1992 – Produced a National first atlas of the variations in sea surface temperatures around the Southern African Coast

 

EDUCATION

 

· April 2003 – MSc Natural Science – Thesis: Sea Surface Temperatures around the Southern African Coast – Climatological Aspects and Applications

 

· 06 July 1988 – BSc Hons Ocean Science / Meteorology – Hons Thesis: Blocking Anticyclones over the British Isles

 

 

PROFFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

· 2005 – present – Australian Computer Society (Mem No. 3022330)

 

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

 

· Received the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award for Endurance

· Vice President of Students Union

· Received United Kingdom Colors for Underwater Hockey

 

VOLUNTARY WORK

 

· 1995 – date – 2Oceans Aquarium – Aquarist

· 2000 – 2008 – Disaster Management – Fire Fighting/Flood Relief

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