Tyler is a PhD student in the Tourism Discipline at the University of Queensland (UQ) Business School. His PhD research investigates the experiences of migrants who work in the platform-based food-delivery sector. Tyler’s wider research examines the ways in which disadvantaged communities navigate training and employment programs in the hospitality industry. Tyler holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours Class I (Anthropology), and a Diploma in Languages (Spanish). His honours research investigated the ways in which refugee youth developed strategies to take ownership of their settlement journeys to improve individual and peer wellbeing. Tyler has more than eight years’ experience in the hospitality industry and a professional background working on education and community development programs with vulnerable communities in Australia and Latin America.