Tristan Gilbertson - Group General Counsel
Tristan joined Digicel in June 2014 as General Counsel - Asia Pacific and was appointed Group General Counsel in January 2017.
Tristan leads Digicel’s Legal & Regulatory teams across the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific regions. He has extensive international experience in regulated businesses undergoing significant transformation and change.
Before joining Digicel, Tristan was Group General Counsel of Telecom New Zealand, where he played a leading role in the structural separation of the business and the re-set of the regulatory environment in New Zealand. Prior to that, he was Legal & Regulatory Director - Asia Pacific Region at Vodafone Group Plc, where he was closely involved in the expansion and diversification of Vodafone's business. His early career was spent in private practice with leading international firms in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the UK where he specialised in communications law and regulation.
Tristan holds a BA (Japanese) and LLB (Hons) from the University of Auckland and has completed the Executive Leadership Development Programme at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.