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Term of Office

Mr Malone was appointed as a Director effective 20 April 2016. His current term will expire on 19 April 2025.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Mr Malone founded iiNet Limited, an ASX listed telecommunications company in 1993 and continued as CEO until his retirement in 2014. As CEO, Mr Malone led a relentless focus on customer service in an industry that is often perceived as primarily concerned with technology. iiNet’s values reflected Mr Malone’s own belief in the life changing benefits of connecting people and communities.

Mr Malone’s former directorships include Autism West (as founder and Vice Chairman), the .au Domain Administration (as a founder and Chairman), Diamond Cyber Security (as a founder and Chair), Superloop Ltd (as Chairman) and Axicom Group. Mr Malone has received a number of prestigious industry recognitions including 2012 Australian Entrepreneur of the Year, Communications Alliance Ambassador, and the Telecommunications Society’s Charles Todd Medal. Mr Malone is a past member of the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council and the WA State Training Board.

Mr Malone is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Computer Society. He has a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) and a post graduate Diploma in Education both from the University of Western Australia.

Current Company Directorships

Mr Malone is a Non-Executive Director of Seven West Media Ltd, WiseTech Global and Health Engine Limited.

Other Current Appointments


Board Committee Memberships

Mr Malone is a member of NBN Co's Nominations Committee and People and Remuneration Committee.