Mr Michael Malone
Term of Office
Mr Malone was appointed as a Director effective 20 April 2016. His current term will expire on 19 April 2022.
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), and Diamond Cyber Security. Mr Malone has received a number of prestigious industry recognitions including 2012 Australian Entrepreneur of the Year, Communications Alliance Ambassador and is a holder of the Telecommunications Society’s Charles Todd Medal. Mr Malone is also 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 Director of Seven West Media Ltd, Speedcast International Ltd and the Axicom Group.
Other Current Appointments
Mr Malone is a Committee member of the Advisory Council for Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund.
Board Committee Memberships
Mr Malone is a member of NBN Co's Nominations Committee, and People and Remuneration Committee.