Darryn Lowe


Telecommunications expert and firm leader specializing in strategy, capital planning and network technology.




  • Co-founder of our Telecommunications Capital Center of Excellence
  • Thought leader on our firm's 5G POV
  • 12+ years of consulting experience, with additional experience in industry telecom and tech roles
  • Global client portfolio and cross-continental background

Darryn Lowe is the co-founder of our global Telecommunications Capital Effectiveness Centre of Excellence and a leader in our Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) practices. 

Darryn has advised numerous scale mobile, fixed and integrated network service providers, as well as leading network equipment vendors and semiconductor manufacturers. 

He specializes in the intersection of strategy, technology and capital investment, and has led projects that include:

  • End-to-end 5G strategy for a globally leading $100B+ mobile network operator;
  • Value proposition design for the 5G fixed wireless disruption of incumbent HFC and FTTP providers;
  • Technology optimization and lower-cost roll-out of 5G mobility and fixed wireless networks;
  • 5G participation strategy for a fixed operator, with a focus on fiber and site wholesale.

His recent client engagements have also involved strategy, research and development, network technology, performance improvement and go-to-market strategy.

He joined the firm in Sydney in 2009 and has also worked in our San Francisco and Palo Alto offices.

Prior to doing so, Darryn held a tenured position at the University of Wollongong and worked in telecommunications R&D at Motorola.

Darryn earned his MBA, with highest distinction, from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He also holds both doctorate and master’s degrees in telecommunications engineering from the University of Wollongong, as well as a Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering from James Cook University.