Justin Tighe-Umbers

Executive Director

Justin has over thirteen years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, working in utilities regulation, government affairs and industry stakeholder roles.

Most recently, Justin has worked with Chorus NZ Limited for eight years, where he held senior management roles in the regulatory, operational and commercial areas. This included working in the Chorus legal team on the Telecom Demerger and the establishment of the Crown Fibre Holdings Ultra-Fast Broadband agreement with Chorus.

Prior to that, Justin worked for Vodafone Australia in a regulatory advisor role, and Vodafone New Zealand. He has extensive corporate experience, having worked in legal, commercial, technology and operational functions.

Justin holds a Master’s degree in International Business and an undergraduate degree in political science, both from the University of Auckland.