Luke van Hooft is the Head of Regulatory at Optus, where he is responsible for shaping Optus’ telecommunications policy agenda, driving competition advocacy, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. He has played a role in multiple telecommunications merger assessments, and major spectrum allocations, renewals, and auctions. Mr van Hooft has been actively involved in shaping Australia’s National Broadband Network policies since its inception in 2010.
Mr van Hooft is also the Chair of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association.
Prior to joining Optus, Mr van Hooft held regulatory positions at Vodafone Group, with responsibility for economic regulation across Europe, Africa, India and Australia and New Zealand. Before his time in the telecommunications industry, Luke was a senior economist with the Australian Productivity Commission.
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