Ethan San Diego is a skilled transport and infrastructure economics consultant with experience advising public and private clients and supporting project teams across infrastructure, transport and social infrastructure sectors. Ethan has been involved in a wide range of projects working alongside clients to develop business cases, cost benefit analysis and demand forecasting models, pricing reviews, capacity frameworks and data visualization outputs. Ethan brings strong analytical and communication skills and is passionate about economic analysis, modelling and geographical mapping.

Project experience
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Forecasting – Ethan led the development of the EV charging bays demand forecast model; combining EV forecasts, airport passenger demand data and electric vehicle range considerations to forecast the number of required electric vehicle charging bays.
  • Commodity and Cruise Trade Forecasting and Economic Impact Analysis – This project involved developing commodity and cruise ship passenger forecasts, and analysing the economic impact of different growth, strategic and land use scenarios for a confidential port precinct. Ethan was responsible for methodology development, regression modelling and analysis, commodity and cruise ship passenger forecasting, assisting with economic impact analysis through Input Output Modelling.
  • Aeronautical Freight Pricing Strategy – This project involved a study to develop the aeronautical pricing strategy for domestic, international and dedicated freight services for a confidential airport client. Ethan was responsible for the development of the aeronautical passenger pricing model and airline deal model, sensitivity analysis, economic analysis and benchmarking analysis.
  • Western Sydney Strategy Fuel Pipeline Study – This project explored the need for a new fuel pipeline and storage facilities in Western Sydney by investigating the growth potential for both aviation and non-aviation fuels.
  • Grafton Hospital Redevelopment Cost Benefit Analysis – developed travel time savings analysis that was used as an input into the cost benefit analysis of the Grafton Hospital Redevelopment
  • Cairns Marina Pricing Review – Ethan was responsible for investigative research, cluster analysis using R, building a cost-revenue model to determine user ability-to-pay and building the market definition and benchmarking analysis framework.​
  • Tasmania Cruise Ship Carrying Capacity Study – This project involved developing a framework for analysing the carrying capacity of Tasmania through analysing the constraints of its key tourism destinations.