Alan Cameron AO
Alan Cameron worked in corporate law practice in Sydney, was Commonwealth Ombudsman 1991-92, and was chairman of the ASC and ASIC 1993-2000. Most recently he has been a consultant and company director.
He is chairperson of the NSW Law Reform Commission and the Legal Services Council. He has been Chairperson of the Property Exchange Australia Limited group, Deputy Chancellor of the University of Sydney and chair of the ASX Corporate Governance Council.
James Atkins is an experienced non-executive director in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. In addition to his role on the auDA Board, James is the Chair of BIG4 Holiday Parks and Greening Australia, and a non-executive director of the Connective Group, Circus Oz and Melbourne Water.
James has many years’ experience as a business strategist and senior executive in highly competitive markets, and is currently the principal of Vantage Strategy, which works with a wide range of organisations helping them clarify their strategy and supporting their growth.
Dr. Kate Cornick
Kate Cornick is currently the CEO of LaunchVic, the Victorian Government’s start-up agency. Her previous roles include CEO of an ASX listed startup, Director of Innovation and Industry Engagement at the University of Melbourne and General Manager at NBN Co.
Kate is currently a Member of Charles Sturt University (CSU) Council, a Member of the CSU Audit and Risk Committee and CSU Foresighting Committee and a Director of Zoologi.
Sandra Davey is a product coach with Organa Minds Pty Ltd. She coaches people, teams and leaders in Agile and new ways of working and in optimising how organisations bring their digital products to market.
Her past roles include Director and then Chair of CHOICE, two years chairing the rebirth of Australia’s Internet governance community, NetThing (previously auIGF), serving as Director and Chair of the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association and as an inaugural Director of auDA when it was known as the Australian Domain Name Authority. She is a current Director of Screenrights and Committee member of NetThing.
Peter Elford is an Australian Internet veteran and passionate Internet advocate having “built the Internet in Australia” in 1989 as the second employee at the Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet).
From 1993-2013 he held a variety of technical and senior management roles at Cisco, before returning to AARNet as Director, Government Relations and eResearch from 2014 until 2019. Peter is currently a Director of the Regional Development Australia (RDA) ACT Board and President of the Gungahlin Community Council.
Tania Fryer is a professional independent non-executive director with experience in technology, communications and law. Technology and data can be game-changing, which energises Tania to help organisations grow with good governance and people supported to learn and innovate.
Formerly an executive at Telstra and earlier a lawyer at Allens in technology and intellectual property, Tania has worked with boards and management teams for more than 20 years. She is currently a non-executive director of Greater Western Water, and on the Victorian State Committee JDRF Australia (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). Tania’s past board roles have been non-executive director of Grey Innovation Group, Potential(X), City West Water and auDA Foundation.
Angelo Giuffrida has been directly involved in the domain name industry for over 13 years with experience in registrar accreditations and operations, registry functions, policy implementation and registrant support.
Angelo is the co-founder and co-CEO of Nexigen Digital which includes Synergy Wholesale and Digital Eagles. Utilising his breadth of industry knowledge and experience, Angelo represents the best interests of all auDA stakeholders. He is focused on delivering outcomes that benefit all community interests and the Australian digital economy.
Matthew Healy has over 25 years’ experience in technology, communications, regulation and law. He has held numerous board positions on industry and member-based organisations including Communications Alliance Ltd, Competitive Carriers Coalition Ltd and OzHub Ltd.
Matthew has also held executive positions at Macquarie Telecom Group and leadership roles at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, United Energy and in the airline sector. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Eco-Markets Australia Ltd, Non-Executive Director and Trustee of the McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery, Board Member of The Macfarlane Fund and Principal of Healy Advisory.
Jackie Korhonen has over 30 years’ experience in Information Technology, Telecommunications and Financial Services. She was an engineer at IBM for 23 years with roles in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, India and China, and later returning to IBM as the Vice President of Cognitive Transformation Services in the Asia Pacific Region.
Jackie’s previous roles also include CEO of Infosys Australia and New Zealand, CEO of SMS Management & Technology and Non-Executive Director of NetComm Wireless. She is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of MLC Insurance and Nuix (NXL) Director of Auswide Bank Ltd, Monsour Enterprises Pty Ltd and Director of Chief Executive Women, Chair of International House Council, a residential college of Sydney University and advisor to Wipro Ltd.
Dr. Alice McCleary
Alice McCleary is a Chartered Accountant and has been a professional company director for over 20 years. She was formerly a corporate tax partner at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC), and was the first female President of the Taxation Institute of Australia.
Her directorship career covers ASX companies, NFPs, industry associations and government bodies, and she was a founding director of National ICT Australia Limited (NICTA), a research body funded by state and federal governments to improve the reach and quality of Australia’s IT research.
auDA Board charter
The board charter sets out the role, responsibilities, structure and processes of the auDA board.
Board observer protocol
The Department of Communications and the Arts (DoCA) has a role as a non-voting observer of the auDA Board.
Details of this arrangement can be found in the following documents:
auDA Director remuneration schedule
Effective 14 November 2019
Aggregate remuneration for Directors (including the Chair) is capped at $580,000 per annum.
This currently allocated as follows:
Annual remuneration: $100,000
Independent and Elected Directors
Annual Remuneration: $45,000