Syrus holds a BSc degree in Civil Engineering from De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines and has recently completed his international MSc degree in Infrastructure Planning from University of Stuttgart, Germany, specialising in the field of sustainable transport planning. He was also a scholar of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation during his master’s studies. For his thesis, he researched about the explicit modelling of cycling in a travel demand model. Prior to joining Rupprecht Consult, Syrus did an internship at the Department of Transportation in the Philippines, where he was part of the project planning and implementation team. While at the University of Stuttgart, he worked as a teaching assistant under the Infrastructure Planning programme.