Anestis Papanikolaou is a Principal Transport consultant at Jacobs Engineering Group in London with a dual background in transport modelling (demand and supply side) and data science (Barcelona GSE Class of 2015 Data Science). His expertise lies in the intersection of the application of statistical and machine learning techniques in transport, traffic simulation and economics. He has been involved in more than 30 European Research Projects and transport studies, with several publications in international scientific journals and conferences in transport. He is currently involved in the development of machine learning and data fusion techniques for transport mode detection by integrating mobile phone data and other traditional transportation data sources. During the last 10 years, Anestis has conducted research at University College London, the University of Leeds and has provided transportation advice to the European Commission, European Investment Bank, Ministries, transport operators, private companies, and research institutes in UK, Spain, Cyprus and Greece.