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  Of Nominet's four Non-Executive Directors, two stand for re-election at each Annual General Meeting. Currently in post are:

Fay Howard

Fay Howard worked with Nominet until April 2002 as Manager of INCOP, a feasibility study for a Code of Practice in domain name registration services. Prior to this she was the General Manager of the Council of European National Top level domain Registries (CENTR), representing country code TLDs in the international arena and facilitating exchange of information between registries.

She is Chairman of the Domain Name Registration Forum held at RIPE meetings to provide a discussion platform for issues relating to domain name registration.

Robert Blokzijl

Rob is a founding member of and chairman of RIPE and was instrumental in the creation of RIPE NCC as the world's first regional Internet Registry. He is also a board member of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

Alex Bligh

Alex Bligh is Vice President Core Network, for Concentric Network Corporation, an operating subsidiary of Nextlink Inc. He founded an early UK business ISP, Xara Networks, which, having just completed its 4th serial acquisition, led to his current role. Alex is also a non-executive director of Redbus Interhouse PLC, an Internet colocation company quoted on the London Stock Exchange, as well as a long-standing member of the Board of Directors of the London Internet Exchange (LINX).

Alex Bligh has served on the Council of Management of NOMINET since its creation - a process in which he was intimately involved. He also sits on the Policy Advisory Board, and has at various times sat on several subcommittees including chairing the PAB new SLDs subcommittee.

Stephen Dyer

Stephen is chairman of Mailbox Internet Ltd and Mailbox partnership. He also founded NomiNation in 1995 and its successor organisation CentraNic Ltd in April 2000. He is a well-known Industry figure and participant at meetings of the Nominet Policy Advisory Board, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, Reseaux IP Europeens amongst other industry groups.

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