Julian is the Head of Asia Pacific for the GSMA, leading a highly experienced cross functional team to advance the impact, growth and sustainability of digital economies by collaboration between the mobile industry, policy makers and ecosystem. He is a global telecommunications executive with over 20 years of commercial and marketing experience across Wholesale, Business, Regulatory, Policy and Digital Transformation. He has pioneered new digital partnerships and business units in mature and emerging markets across Africa, Europe, Australia and Asia with industry leaders including Vodafone, MTN and Ooredoo. As advisor to management executive teams and Boards he has extensive insight and relationships to support collaboration and delivery of industry alignment. He has been recognised for his leadership in digital innovation, digital women, health and agriculture services with industry awards and grants.
Julian has degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Law from Australia.