Chief Legal Counsel
Mr Forsell is responsible for all NBN Co’s legal services, company secretariat, freedom of information and security functions. His responsibilities include all major transactions, dispute management, litigation, legal analysis and advisory, and governance support.
An experienced legal practitioner with over 18 years’ in-house experience, Mr Forsell joined NBN Co in March 2010 as the Chief Legal Counsel.
Prior to joining NBN Co, Mr Forsell was General Counsel, Company Secretary and Head of Governance at Vodafone Australia. He was responsible for legal, regulatory, government relations, company secretariat, inter-carrier relationships and corporate social responsibility across the Company.
He has previously held senior legal counsel roles at Vodafone Australia, BT Group Japan and British Telecom in the UK. He commenced his career in telecommunications law at Hutchison Telecom in Hong Kong after several years in private practice.
Mr Forsell has an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.