Spectrum after scarcity: About the speakers | ACMA

Spectrum after scarcity: About the speakers

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Spectrum after scarcity—Rethinking radiofrequency management for a connected society is jointly hosted by the ACMA and Swinburne University of Technology.


Martin Cave

Martin Cave

Martin is Visiting Professor at Imperial College Business School, London, and Inquiry Chair, United Kingdom Competition & Markets Authority. Previously BP Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics and Professor at the Warwick Business School, he has co-authored Spectrum Management, to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2015. He conducted an Independent Audit of Major Spectrum Holdings in 2006 after carrying out a Review of Radio Spectrum Management for the UK Ministers in 2002.

Erik Bohlin

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Erik is Professor of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. He has been Chair of the International Telecommunications Society since 2004 and, since 2009, Editor-in-Chief of Telecommunications Policy—one of the leading journals in the field of regulation, policy and strategy for the information and communications technology markets. From 2008–09, he was Special Advisor to Viviane Reding, EU Commissioner on Information Technology and Media.

Jock Given

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Jock is Professor of Media and Communications at Swinburne University of Technology. He has been published in journals including Telecommunications Policy, Journal of Information Policy, Info, Business History and Historical Records of Australian Science. He recently published (with Michael Brealey and Cathy Gray) TV 2025: Rethinking Small Screen Media in Australia, and was previously Director, Communications Law Centre; and Director, Legislation and Industry Economics, Department of Transport and Communications.

Rob Nicholls

Rob Nicholls

Rob is a Research Fellow at Swinburne University of Technology and a communications specialist with more than 30 years experience in technology, regulatory and business strategy in telecommunications and broadcasting in the UK, Australia and the US. He has an Honours Degree in communications and electronics engineering from the University of Birmingham and a PhD in Politics and International Relations from UNSW. Rob is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the author of the latest update of the ‘Radiocommunications’ chapter for the LexisNexis publication Communications Law and Policy in Australia.

Last updated: 17 October 2017