Headshot image of board member at Australia Shareholders Association.
Taken on 30-08-23
Photographer Udo Bucher for Brickworks Imagery.

Mike Robey BSC PHD

Mike started his working life as a research scientist and spent 10 years with ICI in a range of applied R&D areas. He spent a further 18 years in Telstra in middle and senior management positions and was the founding COO of Telstra’s HK-based mobile Operator HKCSL. He returned to Australia to lead Telstra for the marketing of 3GSM services in Australia and left Telstra in 2009 to form his own business consultancy. He brings a range of skills to the board, from strategic planning, customer service management in digital businesses, technical management and organisational development to marketing and product management.

He has a PhD in Chemical Physics from the ANU and was a recipient of the German Government Alexander Von Humboldt fellowship for Postdoctoral research in Munich. He has served as a Director of an ICI Credit Union and as an adviser to entrepreneurs in the Fudan Software Park in Shanghai.

He has been a company monitor for three years and is currently joint Company Monitoring Committee Chair for Victoria.

Mike has completed AICD’s Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors.