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Paul Robert Paterson

Master of Economics ANU 1974
PhD ANU 1980

Career highlights

  • Executive Director, PP Consulting Telecommunications Media 2012-present
  • Labour market and telecommunication policy advisor and commercial strategist
  • Director Regulatory, Telstra 2001-2004
  • Chief economist, OCT 1988-1992
  • Chairman, ACORE Advisory Board 2004
  • Visiting Economist, OTC 1988-1992
  • Labour market policy advisor, OECD 1983-1984

Career philosophy

"Always work hard, be focussed, seek new challenges, keep learning and maintain professional integrity - and one's career will look after itself."

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