Michael Tyler -Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee
Mr. Tyler is Managing Director and Co-founder of Tyler & Company, a provider of analytical services in telecoms and IT. He is also a Director and Audit Committee member of the Telecommunications Corporation of New Zealand (Telecom New Zealand) - the principal telephone company in New Zealand and number three in Australia.
He is active in developing new modes of operation in service businesses, including telcos, cellular/wireless and cable TV. In addition to strategic advisory work, Mr. Tyler has concentrated on investment transactions including a USD 2.2 billion transaction for Swisscom.
Mr. Tyler began his career at BT and has contributed to formative developments such as online delivery of transaction services, the launch of direct-to-home satellite TV, and the use of leveraged leases as a financial tool in telecoms and IT.
Previously, Mr. Tyler was a Senior Partner at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He served as Sloan Associate Professor of Technology and Public Policy at New York University and as an adjunct member of the faculty (Instructor) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Mr. Tyler holds an MA in Natural Sciences (Physics) and Economics from Cambridge University.