Vodafone’s new general manager for public policy Chris Abbott is a former regulatory manager for TelstraClear.
Abbott, who began his role at Vodafone last week, has previously held the roles of GM business and government, and group manager regulatory for TelstraClear. He also represented TelstraClear on the Telecommunications Carriers Forum for four years. Prior to that, Abbott was an adviser in telecommunications for the Commerce Commission.
Abbott has taken over the role previously held by Hayden Glass, who left Vodafone earlier this year.
Vodafone is currently represented on the TCF by Abbott’s new boss, head of corporate affairs Tom Chignell.