David is General Manager, Information & Communication Technology (Canberra) with CPR Commiunications and Public Relations
David joined the Canberra CPR team after five years as the founding executive director of the Competitive Carriers’ Coalition. David led the CCC’s campaigns for fundamental reform of the policy and regulatory framework for the communications industry on behalf of all the leading competitors to Telstra.
David also led the CCC’s engagement with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on regulatory matters ranging from anti-competitive conduct investigations to campaigns to review the pricing methodologies used by the ACCC to set prices for all regulated services.
These campaigns led ultimately to the Government’s announcements in 2009 that it would create the National Broadband Network and introduce legislation to separate Telstra’s network and retail businesses, and the ACCC’s decision in 2010 to comprehensively review its pricing principles.
Previously, David was general manager, government and public relations with another Telco and Vice President, Government Relations with Redfern Photonics.
David has also worked as a journalist and was based in San Francisco between 1998 and 2000. Before that, he was a member of the Canberra Press Gallery with Business Review Weekly and The Australian. communications campaigns on disability issues and provides media relations services and issues management and crisis communications support to a range of corporate and not for profit aged care and disability service providers.
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