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Maha Krishnapillai joins the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Board

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) Limited welcomes the new appointment of Maha Krishnapillai as a member of its Board of Directors. His three-year term commenced from 26 February 2023.

Maha joins the Board as a Director with Industry Experience, replacing John Lindsay who retired in February 2023.

Maha has a wealth of experience in the telecommunications sector including executive roles at Macquarie Telecom and SingTel-Optus. He has served on a range of Boards, committees, and industry associations including Communications Alliance, the Asia-Pacific Carriers Coalition and Victorian Minister’s Information and Communications Technology Advisory Committee.

Maha is an advocate for open market competition and regulatory reform in the telecommunications sector 

“The Board welcomes the appointment of Maha as a Director with Industry Experience,” Board Chair Professor the Hon. Michael Lavarch AO said. 

“Maha is highly attuned to both commercial and regulatory environments, balancing the need for growth with the needs of the customer. These attributes and his professional experience are a valuable addition to our team. I look forward to working with him on the TIO Board’s priorities.”

The Board of TIO Limited is chaired by an independent Director and comprises a balanced mix of Directors with industry and consumer experience, an Independent Director with not-for-profit governance experience and an Independent Director with commercial governance experience.

Read about the TIO Board.