Andy Green CBE
Andy has held a range of roles supporting the digital economy in the UK: he is a National Infrastructure Commissioner and was formerly Chair of the Digital Catapult and Chair of e-Skills. He also works with a number of charities: he is Chair of WaterAid UK; a trustee of the World Wildlife Fund UK; and the Vice Chair of the Disasters Emergency Committee (which brings 14 leading UK aid charities together in times of crisis).
Andy’s commercial roles include Chair of Lowell Group and Gentrack group. He has over 20 years of Board level experience including SID at Arm Holdings and President of UK Space. He draws on a long career in technology and telecoms, with roles including CEO of BT Openworld, BT Global Services and Logica plc.
Andy was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s Honours List for services to the Information Technology sector and to the British Space Industry.
Andy is Chair of the Public Benefit Committee and the Nominations Committee, and a Member of the Investment Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Paul joined Nominet in January 2022, bringing significant experience of working with a wide spectrum of members and stakeholders to shape and deliver strategy.
Paul’s career to date has focused on the interplay of technology and education and he believes technology has a huge part to play to improve social mobility. Paul was formerly CEO at BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, a charity with 60,000 members and an agenda to make IT good for society. Prior to BCS, Paul was Managing Director of Educational Technology at RM Education and held a number of operational management and strategic consultancy roles. He was formerly a Trustee at the South West Grid for Learning.
Paul is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. He is a Fellow of the BCS and has been listed twice in the UKtech50 which recognises the most influential people in UK technology.
In 2022 Paul was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Plymouth for services to Computing.
CFO and Executive Director
Carolyn joined Nominet as Chief Financial Officer in December 2022. She is an experienced financial executive and a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Prior to Nominet, she was head of finance for Vodafone networks.
Senior Independent Director
Sally Tilleray is a qualified accountant and associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She has held a range of senior finance positions, primarily in the technology and marketing service sectors, including Group COO and CFO at Huntsworth plc and CFO Europe of NASDAQ listed Predictive Inc. Sally has a portfolio of non-executive director roles: she chairs digital agency UNRVLD and is on the board of four AIM listed businesses.
Sally is our Senior Independent Director (SID), Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Code of Conduct Committee and a Member of the Public Benefit Committee and Investment Committee.
Eva Lindqvist joins the Nominet Board as Non-Executive Director and will chair the Remuneration Committee. Eva has extensive executive and non-executive experience across the European technology and telecommunications sectors. Current board positions include Keller Group PLC and Bodycote PLC where she chairs remuneration committees; she has held over 20 other board roles including Tele2, Assa Abloy, and Tieto OYJ.
Eva is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and the Investment Committee, and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Code of Conduct Committee.
Patsy Wilkinson CB
Patsy is dedicated to public service, with a focus on national security and protecting the public over her 37-year executive career in government. She was the Director of the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) and played a key role in delivering a safe and secure London Olympics. She has led work on data, analytics, and digital transformation, and programmes to address technical debt and data and technology skills. She held board roles over thirteen years across three organisations; and she has been a board lead for leadership development, engagement, diversity and inclusion. Since finishing her government executive roles in 2021, she has developed a nonexecutive portfolio including the Royal British Legion and Immersive Labs, a cybersecurity company.
Patsy is a Member of the Nominations Committee, the Remuneration Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee and the Code of Conduct Committee.
Elected Non-Executive Director
Simon was elected to the Board in November 2021. He has been working in the hosting and internet industry for 19 years, currently as CEO of Krystal which supports over 32,000 clients and 200,000 websites; it’s a company Simon founded while still at school. He has a close interest in domain technology and understands the challenges of reliability at scale. Simon established publicbenefit.uk.
Simon is a Member of the Nominations Committee and the Public Benefit Committee.
Ashley La Bolle
Elected Non-Executive Director
Ashley was elected to the Board in November 2021. An American citizen, Ashley joined the domains industry 10 years ago and is now Director of Domains at Tucows Inc. Her areas of speciality are pricing strategies, operational efficiency and working with registry partners.
Ashley has volunteered for charity organisations: Disaster Relief, American Red Cross and German Red Cross.
Ashley is a Member of the Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee.
Elected Non-Executive Director
Kieren is a journalist, author and policymaker, specialising in the internet and its governance.
He has written for a wide range of national and international newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Times, Sunday Times, Independent, New Scientist, New Statesman, as well as online news sites including The Register and Techworld.
Kieren has lengthy experience in public policy and engagement. He was ICANN’s general manager of public participation, ran his own internet policy and conference company, and is currently executive director of IFFOR.
He wrote a book on a fight over the internet’s most valuable address, Sex.com.
Kieren is a Member of the Nominations Committee and the Public Benefit Committee.