Tim O'Keefe

Mr O'Keefe is managing director of Digital Business Consulting Pty Limited and was the founding director of Australian Digital Testing Pty Limited and On-line Forum Pty Limited.

Prior to commencing Digital Business Consulting Pty Limited, Mr O'Keefe held the position of Head of Business at Australian Multimedia Enterprise Limited, a commercial new media project financier. His role included managing a team of project investment managers, assessing business plans for new media proposals and managing the multimedia investments.

In 1990 Mr O'Keefe was appointed a full-time board member of the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal and two years later he was appointed to its successor - the Australian Broadcasting Authority. His time as a broadcast regulator spanned both Labor and Coalition governments.

From 1980 to 1989 Mr O'Keefe held senior finance and strategic development roles with 2DayFM Limited (1980-81), AWA Radio Network (1981-84) and Wesgo Limited (1984-90) - subsequently renamed the Australian Radio Network.

Mr O'Keefe's role at Wesgo evolved from Financial Controller to Group General Manager Corporate to Chief Executive of the Wesgo Limited. During that time, Wesgo grew from being a network with interests including one metropolitan service and three regional services to a listed company with interests in five metropolitan services, eleven regional services, a national sales representation company, a program syndicator and a studio equipment manufacturer. The company was subsequently sold to joint venture of Australian Provincial Newspapers and Clear Channel (US).

Mr O'Keefe is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and holds a degree in Commerce & Financial Systems from the University of New South Wales.

Email: timo@digitalbus.com.au

Nadia Mencinsky

Ms Mencinsky was appointed a director of Digital Business Consulting Pty Limited in July 2000.

Prior to commencing at Digital Business Consulting Pty Limited, Ms Mencinsky worked with the broadcasting regulator, the Australian Broadcasting Authority (ABA) and its predecessor, the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal, in a number of areas related to program content and policy development. Prior to leaving the ABA, Nadia was the manager of Children's Television.

During her time in the policy area of the Authority, Ms Mencinsky prepared reports about consumer issues arising from new technologies, including Consumer Issues Arising From the Introduction of Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting (DTTB) for the Authority’s external advisory DTTB Specialist Group and significantly contributed to the preparation of the Authority’s 20 years of C: children’s television programs and regulation 1979-1999 report.

Ms Mencinsky has an Arts Degree in Communications from Macquarie University.

Email: nadia@digitalbus.com.au