Mr Epstein is Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Regulatory Affairs for Singtel Optus. Educated at the ANU and Wharton, he is an experienced corporate affairs executive with a background in marketing, regulatory affairs and public affairs, both internationally and in Australia. His career spans public and private sectors, including time as a senior ministerial adviser to three Prime Ministers, culminating as Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister. He is also a board member of the European Australian Business Council, active in the Asia Society and a Councillor of Creative Partnerships Australia.
He joined the Board of Opera Australia in June 2010.