Institute Manager Appointed

Larry Pereira will bring a fresh look to the strategic direction of the Institute for Telecommunications Research (ITR) from today as he commences his appointment in the newly created role of Institute Manager.

The ITR Institute Manager will be responsible for the integration, delivery and management of a diverse range of professional business services.

“Establishment of this senior leadership position is part of our strategy to improve internal processes, supporting our vision for research excellence, engineering innovation, postgraduate education delivery and responsiveness to commercial opportunity,” Alex Grant, Director ITR, said.

“Larry brings a wealth of experience as well as a keen interest to work within the telecommunications sector. We welcome him to the team.”

Mr Pereira has an MBA and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry.  Add to this his experience from within University of South Australia; he has held the position of Institute Manager at the Defence and Systems Institute (DASI) for the past six years.

Larry Pereira commences the position based at Mawson Lakes today and can be contacted at or +61 8 8302 3512