Ms Rosemary Sinclair
Ms Sinclair held a range of senior management positions with Telecom Australia, including Manager of Commercial Operations NSW and National General Manager of Communications Accounts. She was the Director of Strategic Development for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Director of Technology and Corporate Services for ABC Radio. From 2001, Ms Sinclair was the Managing Director of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group and has recently taken up the role of Director of External Relations at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales. She is based in Sydney.
Mr Warren McLachlan
Mr McLachlan is a beef cattle producer based in Monto, Queensland. He has served on two local government authorities and has held executive positions at both state and national levels in the Cattlemen’s Union of Australia. Mr McLachlan previously served as an independent non-executive Director of Queensland Rail and as a board member of the Gladstone Port Authority.
Mr Robin Eckermann
Mr Eckermann is the principal of Robin Eckermann & Associates Telecommunications Consultants and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra. In his previous role as TransACT’s Chief Architect Mr Eckermann pioneered open network principles that have since become widely adopted. He has also been Vice President at Smart Grid Australia and Federal Region Manager at Techway Limited. Mr Eckermann provides advisory services in the field of advanced broadband infrastructure and services to clients throughout Australia and overseas.
Ms Heron Loban
Ms Loban is a Law Lecturer at James Cook University. Formerly, she chaired the Indigenous Consumer Assistance Network, an organisation that provides consumer education, advocacy and financial counselling assistance to Indigenous consumers across Australia. Ms Loban is a former member of the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Board. Ms Loban is based in Cairns.
The Hon. Kim Chance
Mr Chance is the chair of the Australian Landcare Council. He was the Western Australian Minister for Agriculture and Food and Minister for Forestry from 2001 to 2008, Minister for Fisheries from 2001 to 2005 and the lead Minister for Natural Resource Management. He was the Shadow Minister for Primary Industry from 1994 to 2000. Mr Chance is based in Millendon, Western Australia.
Mr Alun Davies
Mr Davies was formerly the Infrastructure Manager of Telstra Country Wide in the New England area, a position he held for eight years. He is a regional communications advocate and is the head of the National Broadband Network Workgroup New England. Mr Davies is based in Armidale, New South Wales.