Current Board and Staff

 

Paul Brooks

Paul Brooks

Chair

Paul is a trusted industry consultant, entrepreneur, broadband engineer and active participant within the Australian ISP community and industry bodies such as Communications Alliance. He was an initial founding member of Internet Australia, and a co-founder of Vocus Communications. Paul is also on the board of the InterPlanetary Networking Chapter of the Internet Society (IPN-ISOC)

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 Keith Besgrove

Keith Besgrove

Vice-Chair

Keith has had a distinguished career at the forefront of Australian and international digital economy development issues. He headed up the former National Office of the Information Economy (NOIE) and Department of Communications and has represented the Australian Government on a wide spectrum of both national and international organisations and events, including oversight of the delegation to ICANN of .au delegation to auDA.

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Sae Ra Germaine

Sae Ra Germaine

Vice-Chair

Sae Ra Germaine is a Melbourne based Digital Platforms wrangler for a Library Services "for-benefit" organisation and has over 10 years of experience working with high profile systems companies from a diverse range of fields. Sae Ra is a tech evangelist with a focus on leveraging user-centric design and open standards as a driver for innovation and change. She is an active advocate of free and open source initiatives and is currently the President of Linux Australia.

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Paul Brooks

Cheryl Langdon-Orr

Vice-Chair (International)

Cheryl believes the Internet should be seen as a public asset and needs to be developed and maintained as a cost-effective and accessible resource for communication, education, community, social and business opportunities by the Australian and wider global community.

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 Greg Adamson

Greg Adamson

Director

Greg has worked with the Internet since 1991 (a not-for-profit implementation in Indonesia). Since then he has focused on achieving societal benefit from technology. He is a Graduate member of AICD, a Fellow of Engineers Australia, and a Senior Member of IEEE. He is the Industry Fellow in Cyber Security at the University of Melbourne, and principal at Digital Risk Innovation, consulting in cyber security, blockchain, and professional ethics.


 

James Horton

Director

  Holly Raiche

Holly Raiche

Director

Holly is an adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in the areas of telecommunications and Internet law. She is also a Research Fellow at the Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre at the UNSW, and a Research Associate at the Communications Law Centre and is on the Leadership Team of ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee.

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Roll of Honour - Previous Directors and Staff