Will began his appointment as NBN Co’s Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer in October 2019. He is accountable for Strategy and Transformation leadership at NBN Co. This covers NBN Co’s corporate strategy and strategic transactions, its operating model, new developments (greenfields) business, data and analytics services, key strategic relationships and risk management, business continuity and compliance.
Prior to joining NBN Co, Will was interim CEO of Telstra InfraCo and the Group Executive of Telstra Wholesale from 2016 to 2018. Between 2011 and 2016, he headed Telstra Business, responsible for more than one million Small and Medium Business Telstra customers – from sole traders to smaller ASX-listed companies and local Government.
Previously, Will was Telstra’s Group General Counsel between 2005 and 2011, through the T3 privatisation, the 3G mobile build and Telstra’s major deal with NBN Co in 2011. Will also held a variety of legal management roles at Telstra between 1997 and 2005 and was a lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons from 1994 to 1997.
In addition to his role at NBN Co, in October 2022 Will became a Director of Chorus Ltd – New Zealand’s leading Fixed Line telecommunications infrastructure company. He holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University.