Philip Murphy is the General Manager, Marine Operations at Telstra. He has been involved in the international telecommunication industry since completing his engineering degree in 1974. During his career, Philip has been responsible for satellite planning at 36,000km up and subsea cables at over 8,000m down. Philip’s career started at the Overseas Telecommunications Commission (OTC, a precursor to Telstra) before taking up roles at Reach and the Australia Japan Cable (AJC). Philip re-joined Telstra in 2015.