Cameron joined in August 2016 to lead auDA into the next phase of; a more transparent organisation, offering greater benefit to stakeholders, ensuring high standards of security are central to all efforts and positioning auDA as thought leaders in the Australian digital community.
Previously, Mr Boardman was the Executive Director for Investor Engagement within the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources and led the Victorian Government’s investment activities within its priority economic sectors. Prior to that Mr Boardman was Executive Director for Innovation, Technology and Industry Programs within the Department of State Development, Business and Innovation with responsibility to implement the government’s innovation and science agenda and associated policies.
Mr Boardman was the chief architect of the Victorian Government’s Cybersecurity initiatives which has resulted in the establishment of the Oceania Cyber Security Centre, the attraction of the first international office of Oxford University’s Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre and the development of CSIRO/Data61’s Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Hub. Also, Mr Boardman led the policy development on behalf of the Victorian Government regarding the implementation of the .melbourne domain.
In the past he led the economic development activities for the Hong Kong SAR Government in Australia and New Zealand, and was a two-term Member of the Victorian Parliament.
He holds an MBA from Monash University, a LLM from La Trobe and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ course.