Crown Infrastructure Partners
Graham Mitchell is CEO of Crown Infrastructure Partners, established by the New Zealand Government to invest NZ$1.6 billion (~US$1.1 billion) with private sector partners to deploy ultra-fast broadband (Fibre-to-the-Premise) to 86% of the population by 2022.
Prior to this, Graham was the CEO of Cogent Communications, part of the OneSource Group. Before then, he headed US telecommunications venture capital funded, Optical WDM OEM.
During ten years spent at Telecom New Zealand he held senior positions including Group GM of Business, Wholesale and Network Services and GM of the Internet and Directories Division, both in Australia. Graham’s considerable corporate finance experience is derived from roles with Telecom, Brierley Investments, Electricity Corporation and Transpower.