Nominet Chair Mark Wood has announced that Dr Stephen Page, a highly experienced non-executive director with deep experience of both digital innovation and the cyber security sector, has been appointed as an independent non-executive member of the Nominet Board.
In addition to Nominet, Stephen’s portfolio of NED roles currently includes TSB Banking Group plc, The British Library and BSI Group. He was formerly a non-executive director at the National Crime Agency and a Senior Advisor to PwC on cyber security. In his executive career as a business and technology strategist, he held various UK, European and global leadership positions in Accenture, including worldwide Managing Director of Accenture’s IT/digital capability and strategy business.
Mark Wood said: “Stephen brings invaluable Board experience and expertise in diversification to the Nominet Board at a time when the organisation is embarking on an ambitious growth strategy beyond the key core registry operations, building on its formidable technological capabilities. The Board are delighted he has agreed to join us.”
Stephen Page said: “It’s an exciting time to be joining Nominet as the company continues to evolve as a trusted player at the heart of the internet infrastructure, relied upon by millions of businesses and consumers around the world, while pursuing opportunities to innovate in new markets.”
Russell Haworth, CEO of Nominet, said: “Stephen adds obvious strength to the Board at a time when it is setting and overseeing a strategy that will take Nominet into a bigger role in cyber security and the infrastructure behind the Internet of Things. Stephen’s experience will undoubtedly help accelerate our progress.”
The Nominet Board consists of 10 directors. Four are elected by the Nominet membership, three are executive directors and three are independent non-executives.