Rob Sewell

Chief Information Officer at NBN

Rob joined NBN Co in February 2023 as Chief Information Officer, bringing significant experience in the international telecommunications sector, notably in technology strategy and transformation.

Prior to joining NBN Co, Rob spent over four years with Maxis in Malaysia, leading technology strategy and digital transformation. At an industry level, he played a significant role in developing the arrangements between the industry access seekers and Malaysia’s 5G Single Wholesale Network provider.

Rob previously spent seven years as the Chief Information Officer and Head of Network Planning with Indian mobile network operator Aircel and, in Australia, over 17 years at Telstra in a range of roles, including Director of Architecture.

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Australia, and has also lectured at Masters level in Computer Science at RMIT University.



  • Chief Information Officer

    February, 2023 - present