Tim Fawcett

General Manager, Government Affairs & Policy

Cisco Australia and New Zealand

Tim is the General Manager Government Affairs & Policy and Government Vertical Leader for Cisco Systems Australia.  

As a key member of Cisco’s public sector leadership team, Tim leads Cisco’s government engagement across a range of portfolios including digital productivity, public administration, emergency services and public safety, transport, infrastructure, sustainability and environment.  

Tim represents Cisco on the Australian Government’s Advisory Panel on Teleworking.

With over 20 years of federal and state public and private sector policy, political, communications and issues management experience, Tim has an enviable network of contacts in the business sector, federal and state governments and the public service.

Tim has a Masters degree in Public Policy from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from LaTrobe University in Melbourne.  He also completed a year of study at the University of California Irvine where he made the Dean’s Honour list for academic achievement.



March 8, 2013


Telework First: time to put Dracula in charge of the bloodbank

3 min read

As our friends and colleagues in the United States participate in Telework Week, you may like to know that us Aussies also held our own Telework Week in November 2012 based on the success of US Telework Week. Australian Telework Week successfully put the idea of working from anywhere uppermost in the minds of employees, […]