Board director since 1 September 2019
David brings extensive telecommunications and technology experience and a strong operational track record having been the Chief Executive Officer of Telstra Corporation Ltd, a leading telecommunications and information services company in Australia, from 2009-2015. He began his career at IBM, where he spent more than 22 years and held several senior executive positions in marketing and sales, including Chief Executive Officer of IBM Australia and New Zealand.
David is currently the Chairman of Australia’s national scientific research agency, the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and holds non-executive positions at Ramsay HealthCare Ltd and Tyro Ltd. Previously, he was a Non-Executive Director on the board of GSM Association.
David was recognised for his services to business and ethical business leadership with an Order of Australia in January 2017.