Ross is an optimistic and creative engineer who provides strategic and cost/benefit advice on architectural projects ranging from houses to city wide masterplans. Ross has lived and worked as a consultant in Sydney, Melbourne, London, Stockholm, Mexico and Berlin. Acknowledging that the barriers to transform cities to become self-sufficient are as much about technology and finance as they are people, Ross started to focus on the creative and cultural aspects of environment technology and solutions. Ross is also the founder of Off the Grid Festival, a cultural intervention dedicated to transforming our cities. Currently Ross and his team are collaborating with 15 architecture firms to help transform Greater Melbourne into the world’s first self-sufficient city.