About Us - Directors and Associates
Jonathan Gadir - BA Hons LLB - Consultant
Jonathan Gadir is a consultant at Galexia bringing a rare mix of legal, regulatory and policy expertise in telecommunications, media. privacy, information technology and intellectual property.
Jonathan began as a journalist and producer in the newsroom of the ABC, Australia's national public broadcaster and has reported from across the Asian region.
After qualifying as a lawyer he worked as Senior Policy Adviser for Australia's peak consumer organisation in the telecomms and online space, authoring many submissions to government and representing the interests of consumers before parliamentary committees and at international forums. In this role, he represented consumer interests in government and industry negotiations on online copyright infringement.
He managed several large-scale quantitative and qualitative research projects on consumers' use of telecomms services, technology and mobile apps.
Jonathan has lectured in media and telecommunications law at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and published articles in Compliance Review, Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law and the Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy among others.
More recently Jonathan has undertaken policy development work in New South Wales state government agencies.
He studies Japanese in his spare time and has published a book - Planet Japan (2011) - with reflections on Japan's economy, culture and society.