Cameron Boardman took up his current role in August 2016. He was formerly Executive Director for Investor Engagement within the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. Previously. he 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.
Cameron has been 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. Previously, he led the policy development on behalf of the Victorian Government regarding the implementation of the .melbourne domain.
He has further 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.
.au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA) is the policy authority and industry self-regulatory body for the .au domain space. auDA develops and implements domain names policy, it licences 2LD registry operators in addition to providing consumer safeguards and facilitates .au domain dispute resolution policy.