Paul Fletcher is the parliamentary secretary to the Minister for Communication and the federal member for Bradfield. Prior to entering parliament, Paul worked in the communications sector.
He was director, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, at Optus for eight years; he also established a strategic consulting firm serving the communications sector. In 2009, his book about broadband, Wired Brown Land, was published by UNSW Press.
Earlier in his career Paul was senior adviser, and then chief of staff, to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Richard Alston, during the Howard government.
He has dual first-class honours degrees in law and economics from the University of Sydney and an MBA from Columbia University in New York, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.