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Hausfeld Consulting has built up extensive contacts in the telecommunications industry, which can be called upon to provide additional support and a wider range of expertise when required.  If necessary, we can pull together a larger team to address particular projects.  However, the principle of Hausfeld Consulting is Garry Hausfeld, whose details are provided below.   

Full Name:

Garry James Hausfeld




Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), University of Newcastle,
Major: Computer Engineering.

Master of Engineering Science, University of New South Wales,
Dual Major: Systems & Control, Communications

Graduate Certificate of Management, University of Southern Queensland

Professional Associations:

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Member, Institute of Engineers Australia (IEAust)

Brief Employment History:

Since 2002 - Hausfeld Consulting, Sydney, Australia
Independent engineering consultant on satellite communications systems and related technologies.  Providing telecommunications consultancy services, and software development work, to various clients.  Recent work has included providing satellite earth station design consultancy, radio frequency interference assessments, project management, bid preparation, drafting RFP technical specifications and evaluating responses, contract management, frequency coordination, spectrum licensing, system acceptance testing, and technical audits of existing and proposed satellite facilities.  Clients have included Telstra, Reach, Downer Engineering, Newsat, ABC, Shoreline Communications (Tonga), Hibbard Consulting, Telikom PNG, BeMobile PNG, Bank South Pacific, Optus, Step Electronics/Hills Industries, Digicel Pacific, DSIA, SSL, BAE Systems, Nova Systems, Systra Scott Lister, Defence Department, Australian Maritime Safety Authority, and Global Internet PNG.  Formerly a member of the Australian Radiocommunication Study Group on satellite standards (ARSG4) which advised the ACMA regarding international standardisation activities.
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2001 to 2002 - Reach Ltd, Sydney, Australia
1 year, Engineering Manager Global Satellite Platform Planning, leading a team of specialist engineers located in Sydney and Hong Kong.  Responsible for planning, design, frequency coordination, implementation and upgrade of Reach's satellite facilities in Australia, Hong Kong and internationally.  Responsible for an annual capital expenditure budget of US$5m.

1992 to 2001 - Telstra Corporation, Sydney, Australia
9 years, Senior Engineer and Engineering Manager, specialist in satellite communications system planning and satellite earth station design, firstly in Network Design & Construction group (NDC) and later in Global Infrastructure Planning group.  Managing a team of specialist engineers and project managers, responsible for planning, frequency coordination and implementation of satellite facilities.  Australian delegate to the Intelsat Board of Governors, Technical Advisory Committee in Washington DC.  One year as committee chairman and 2 years as vice-chairman.

1984 to 1992 - OTC (Overseas Telecommunications Corporation), Sydney, Australia
8 years, Engineer, international data and satellite communications, various positions in Engineering Branch from Grade 1 Engineer up to Senior Engineer.  Design of satellite earth stations and networks, including development of engineering software tools to aid with spectrum planning, interference management, power control, and system design.