Nick Manning
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Nick Manning

Crown Infrastructure Partners

General manager, government and industry affairs

  • Appointed January 2017.
  • Has over 16 years’ experience in telecommunications, digital and ICT.
  • Has been a practising commercial lawyer, chief policy advisor and independent consultant on broadband, infrastructure and digital communications policy and regulation.
  • Led UFB policy development and implementation of the regulatory changes for the structural separation of then-Telecom in 2011.
  • Has an LLB (Hons), a BA majoring in information technology and a DipGrad in network security from Otago University.


Ministry of Economic Development
UFB Programme Manager, Chief Policy Advisor
Jun 2008 - Dec 2012
Crown Fibre Holdings
Chief Advisor (Secondee)
Jan 2010 - Apr 2010
Government Relations Manager
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment / Hīkina Whakatutuki
Communications Policy and Regulatory Consultant
Dec 2014 - Dec 2017
Crown Infrastructure Partners
GM Government and Industry Affairs
Jan 2017 - Present

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