John Parkin

Chief Engineering Officer at NBN

John Parkin was appointed Chief Engineering Officer on 8 July 2020 after previously holding the role of Interim Chief Network Engineering Officer.

Mr Parkin joined NBN Co in August 2018 to lead Customer Field Operations. Under Mr Parkin’s leadership, NBN Co has refined field operations, improved commercial leadership of its Delivery Partners, established a Workforce Operations Centre and expanded NBN Co’s Internal Field Workforce.

Mr Parkin has a long history of international experience in service delivery operations working for national telecommunications organisations including British Telecom, Spark (formerly Telecom New Zealand) and Telstra. These roles have been complemented with extensive commercial operational experience gained from working with international business partners across India, Malaysia and the Philippines.



  • Chief Engineering Officer

    August, 2020 - present