auDA is pleased to announce that industry expert, Jordan Carter, will join auDA in the newly created role of Internet Governance and Policy Director.
Jordan will lead auDA’s Policy Team and drive the organisation’s Internet governance and policy and advocacy objectives. He will be responsible for building effective coalitions to advance multi-stakeholder Internet governance processes and outcomes in Australia and internationally. He will also lead auDA’s work to support Australia’s digital transformation and advocate for effective and innovative technology policy.
Jordan brings with him a great depth of experience from his 19 years at InternetNZ, including nine as Chief Executive, where he engaged deeply on local and international Internet policy. His achievements include significant contribution to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)’s country code Name Supporting Organization (ccNSO), including as a ccNSO Council Member, and as co-chair of the Accountability Work Stream related to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Stewardship Transition. He also convened civil society input to the New Zealand government’s Christchurch Call, and contributed to the establishment and development of New Zealand’s Internet Governance Forum, NetHui.
auDA CEO, Rosemary Sinclair AM said, “I am thrilled to welcome Jordan to auDA. He is well respected in the domain name industry for his active contributions to multi-stakeholder Internet governance. Jordan will draw on this experience to further auDA’s strategy to champion an open, free, secure and global Internet.”
Jordan Carter said, “I’m excited to join auDA at a point in time when multi-stakeholder Internet governance has never been more important. I look forward to working with the auDA Team to drive auDA’s engagement in Internet governance and technology policy discussions to deliver benefits to Internet users in Australia and around the world.”
Jordan commences in this role on Wednesday 13 July 2022.