Will Irving

Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer at NBN

Will Irving is accountable for Strategy and Transformation leadership at NBN Co. This covers NBN Co’s corporate strategy, its operating model, future network architecture, regulatory and key strategic relationships.

Prior to joining NBN Co, Mr Irving was the Interim CEO of Telstra InfraCo and the Group Executive of Telstra Wholesale from 2016-18. From 2011-16 Mr Irving headed Telstra Business, responsible for over one million Small and Medium Business Telstra customers – from sole traders to smaller ASX listed companies and local government

Prior to that, Mr Irving was Telstra’s Group General Counsel from 2005-2011, through the T3 privatisation, the 3G mobile build and Telstra’s major deal with NBN Co in 2011.

Mr Irving held a variety of legal management roles at Telstra between 1997 and 2005 and was a lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons from 1994-97.

Mr Irving holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University. He has four teenage children and lives in Melbourne.



  • Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

    Current role