Olof Nordling – Manager of Policy Development Coordination
ICANN is pleased to announce the appointment of Olof Nordling as manager of Policy Development Coordination.
Olof is a Swedish national and holds an MSc and was for many years
Head of the TeliaSonera, the Swedish/Finnish Telecommunications groupÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s
Brussels office where he was responsible for relations to the EU
institutions for Telecommunications policy matters.
In the past Olof was Counsellor and Head of the Science and
Technology office at the Swedish Embassy in Paris. Prior to this he was
Deputy Trade Commissioner for Sweden, based in Los Angeles.
In his earlier career Olof was a Systems Analyst for Honeywell Bull in Paris.
Maria Farrell – GNSO Policy Officer
ICANN is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Farrell as GNSO Policy Officer.
Maria is an Irish national and studied History and Politics at
University College Dublin (1990 – 1994) and worked in film and
television production in Ireland and the UK for four years. She
received an MA in Interactive Media from the Dublin Institute of
Technology in 1999 and an MSc in Government from the London School of
Economics in 2000. She is currently pursuing an MBA part-time at the
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium.
In her prior career, Maria was Policy Manager for E-Business, IT
and Telecoms at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris from
2002 to 2004. Prior to this, she worked in London as Policy Executive
on Electronic Law at the Law Society of England and Wales, and Policy
Adviser on E-Business for the Confederation of British Industry.
Donna Austin – ccNSO Policy Officer
ICANN is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Austin as ccNSO Policy Officer.
Donna is an Australian national with a BA in Office Management and
has also undertaken post graduate studies in the arena of public policy.
Previously, Donna has held a long career in the Australian
Commonwealth Public Service, undertaking a range of policy and program
positions, including the role of the GAC coordinator representing the
Australian Government. Most recently Donna held the role of manager of
two grants programs in the Broadcasting Division of the Department of
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts.
Barbara Roseman – IANA Operations Manager
ICANN is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Roseman as
Operations Manager, IANA. This appointment is part of the ongoing
process of improving the quality of IANA operations. Barbara will
directly oversee, be responsible for, and participate in day-to-day
operations in each of IANAÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s critical responsibilities, including:
- IETF protocol parameter assignments,
- Port assignments,
- Root management,
- Registry management,
- Routine re-delegation activities, and
- IP Address allocations
One of BarbaraÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s early goals will be to complete the establishment
and publication of metrics (already underway) that will monitor IANA
In addition to this step, ICANNÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Technical Operations department
will continue to play a lead role in processing applications for Port
Assignments. Barbara will interface with the Technical Operations group
so that she can report performance in that area and determine, when
appropriate, any adjustments that need to be made in that function.
BarbaraÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s association with ICANN dates from the year 2000, when as
a manager for Global Crossing, she became a member of the ISP
Constituency and of the Address Supporting organization (ASO) council.
Barbara acted as Chair of the Address Council in 2002. She has also
served as a member of the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN)
Barbara has served ICANN in full and part time consultancy roles
during the past two years, most recently providing staff support for
the GNSO Council and Task Forces. She has also made a significant
contribution to ICANNÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s recently published strategic plan.
Barbara is a U.S. national. She holds a B.A. degree from Mills
College and an M.A. degree from the City University of New York