Sandy Burgoyne


Partner Relations, University of Sydney, Smart Urbanism Lab

Sandy Burgoyne is a researcher, speaker and educator in the field of smart and sustainable cities. Sandy is an experienced executive who has worked for 25 years developing and leading business strategies and transformation within the telecommunications, information technology, not-for-profit and government sectors.  She now applies her skills to build the capacity of city leaders from industry, government /community and academia to join together to develop smart and sustainable cities- large and small. 

Sandy holds a Masters of Sustainable Development from Macquarie University and Bachelor or Arts (Geography) and Diploma of Education from Flinders University of South Australia.  Formally, the founding Director, Future Cities Collaborative at the United States Studies Centre, Sandy now works with the Smart Urbanism Lab at the University of Sydney whilst continuing her urban studies in governance models for citizen participation in smart urban development.  She is a member of several advisory boards including Smart Cities Council ANZ Policy and Leadership taskforce; IoTAA Collaboration workstream and Non Executive Board member in the TAFE and Health Sector.