John Costa (MIEAust) is Principal of John Costa & Associates, advising Australian and overseas clients on international telecommunication regulatory issues. He is also engaged in network technology and multimedia consulting, sometimes pro-bono to needy non-commercial organisations.
He was previously Manger International Regulatory at Telstra where he worked as a professional engineer for 34 years in diverse technology areas including Radiocommunications and as Manager International Standardisation. He spent two earlier years in the UK on a GEC Overseas Fellowship leading to subsequent work with an international focus. He also has a major in economics and has worked with industry associations and on the telecommunication component of Free Trade Agreements. Over the last 24 years he has been a member of the TJA Advisory Board, served a term as Editor in Chief and was made a life member of the TSA.