Stephen Gale (Dr)
Telecommunications Commissioner, Commerce Commission, New Zealand
Dr Stephen Gale was appointed as the Telecommunications Commissioner in July 2012, and his term was renewed for a further three years in June 2017. Prior to July 2012 he was an Associate Commissioner for two years.
Dr Gale has specialised for some years in infrastructure economics (energy, telecommunications and transport) and competition proceedings at the economic consulting firm, Castalia Advisor. Before this he was at the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research and also in an economic advisory firm.
Dr Gale holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK.