Mark A Gregory is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He was born in Melbourne, Australia and received a PhD and a Master of Engineering from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia in 2008 and 1992 respectively, and a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)(Honours) from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1984.
Mark is a former Army officer who spent four years working on major defence projects, and is a director of an engineering consultancy. Dr Gregory is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia, a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. His research interests include cyber-security, fiber network design and operation, wireless networks and technical risk. Dr Gregory received an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation in 2009.
Mark was appointed Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy in January 2015 and completed a major update of the Journal systems and processes prior to retiring from the Board in January 2021. He has been a regular public policy commentator on telecommunications, especially on the status and future of the National Broadband Network, via the ABC, TheNewDaily, The Australian, Business Spectator, The Conversation and InnovationAus.com
Labor must make the NBN an election priority and in doing so position itself as the champion of consumers desperate for a better online experience, and as builders of infrastructure vital for jobs, education and Australia’s future in the global digital economy.