David Havyatt

General Manager, Government Relations

David is a known expert in the analysis of public policy and its commercial and customer impact from both political and economic perspectives. He is highly respected as one of the most knowledgeable advocates for the telecommunications industry, with many years experience in the telecommunications industry in Australia and New Zealand having worked for Telstra, Hutchison Telecoms, Telecom New Zealand and Unwired. He has also acted as a special telecommunications adviser for Government Departments, Minister’s Office and Shadow Minister’s Office.

David’s extensive expertise spans stakeholder analysis and management, advocacy, media, as well as facilitation, design and implementation of programs for regulatory compliance. His specialties include government liaison, communications strategies and complex economic analysis.