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UKIF Ltd (Company No. 05296550, registered in England), is a non-profit Company Limited by Guarantee which is the legal entity for UKNOF.
 
UKIF Ltd (Company No. 05296550, registered in England), is a non-profit Company Limited by Guarantee which is the legal entity for UKNOF.
 
= Current directors =
 
= Current directors =
== Denesh Bhabuta ==
 
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== Dr Willie Black ''(Chairman)'' ==
 
== Dr Willie Black ''(Chairman)'' ==
 
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|valign="top"|Has over 30 years' experience in implementing IT and networking solutions and in managing IT and networking projects.
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|valign="top"|[http://www.broomfield-associates.co.uk/ Website]
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Has over 30 years' experience in implementing IT and networking solutions and in managing IT and networking projects.
  
 
Dr Black also brings wide experience of setting up, managing and developing businesses in the IT sector. Most recently, as founder, first Managing Director and chairman of Nominet UK, where he was involved not only in the technical aspects of the business, but also in the financial, legal and political aspects.
 
Dr Black also brings wide experience of setting up, managing and developing businesses in the IT sector. Most recently, as founder, first Managing Director and chairman of Nominet UK, where he was involved not only in the technical aspects of the business, but also in the financial, legal and political aspects.
  
[http://http://www.broomfield-associates.co.uk/ Website]
 
 
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== Steve Dyer ==
 
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== Keith Mitchell ''(Managing Director)'' ==
 
== Keith Mitchell ''(Managing Director)'' ==
 
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|valign="top"|[http://www.linkedin.com/in/keithmitchell Linkedin]
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|valign="top"|[http://www.keithmitchell.co.uk Website] [http://www.linkedin.com/in/keithmitchell Linkedin]
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Keith Mitchell setup his own company, SMOTI Enterprises Inc. in 2013, which contracts and contributes his leadership services to a number of Internet engineering nonprofits, most significantly a return to the now-autonomous nonprofit [https://www.dns-oarc.net/  DNS-OARC] as its President.
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From 2008 until 2012 served as Vice President of Systems Engineering at the [http://www.isc.org Internet Systems Consortium], where he had responsibility for ISC's infrastructure and open-source software development. This included operation of ISC's F-root, DNS and public benefit hosting network infrastructure. Prior to this at ISC he managed the OARC programme for DNS operators, returning to it in 2012.
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Keith conceived the UK Network Operators' Forum UKNOF in 2005, and has been leading this for its past forty-plus successful meetings. He has previously been involved in Internet engineering and governance for over 25 years, founding the London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1994 where he was Executive Chairman until starting up XchangePoint in 2000. He has served as a non-executive Director of Nominet UK, Chairman of the RIPE NCC Executive Board and co-founded the UK's first Internet startup, PIPEX, in 1992.
 
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== Mike Hughes ==
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== Denesh Bhabuta ''(Executive Director)'' ==
 
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|valign="top"|Mike is a freelance consultant with over 15 years of industry experience, specialising in areas of multi-stakeholder relations, peering & interconnect, and technical evangelism.
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|valign="top"|[https://denesh.uk/ Website] [http://uk.linkedin.com/in/denesh Linkedin]
  
Having [http://www1.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/school/eas/bsc-transport-management/ a degree which has nothing to do with computing], Mike's technical skills were forged in the fires of dial-up ISP tech support and network ops in the mid- to late-1990s, having to do mighty hacks to make things work, and the power of asking someone to ''"Reboot and if it still doesn't work, phone back"''.
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Denesh began his career in the Internet industry 25 years ago in 1993, and although he officially began his Events Management career in 2006, his events experience spans back 30 years to 1987.
  
Mike is also Chair of the Board of Trustees at University of Greenwich Students' Union.
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Over the years, he has been involved in technical, policy and governance aspects of the Internet - in various roles ranging up to Director level within commercial (such as Demon Internet) and non-commercial organisations (such as LONAP, UK ENUM Consortium and Nominet) in addition to contributing his time as co-chair of the RIPE Policy Working Group and Policy Advisor to Nominet. He also ran his own hosting and network infrastructure company.
  
[http://www.linkedin.com/in/mikehughes LinkedIn Profile] [http://techblog.smashing.net/ Mike's Blog] [https://twitter.com/mike_hooz Twitter]
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Denesh currently runs Meidan Ventures Limited (Business and IT Consultancy, Event Management) in the UK, and D&A Events Limitada in Portugal.
 
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== Nat Morris ==
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== Liz Stevens ==
 
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|valign="top"|Nat currently works for [http://www.cumulusnetworks.com| Cumulus Networks], he lives in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
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|valign="top"|[https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizfletcher84 Linkedin]
[http://uk.linkedin.com/in/natmorris| Linkedin] [http://twitter.com/natmorris| Twitter] [http://natmorris.co.uk| Homepage]
 
 
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== Nigel Titley ==
 
== Nigel Titley ==
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|valign="top"|[http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/nigel-titley/0/b0/48b Linkedin]
 
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== Steve Dyer ==
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Latest revision as of 14:45, 9 September 2018

UKIF Ltd (Company No. 05296550, registered in England), is a non-profit Company Limited by Guarantee which is the legal entity for UKNOF.

Current directors

Dr Willie Black (Chairman)

Person WillieBlack.jpg Website

Has over 30 years' experience in implementing IT and networking solutions and in managing IT and networking projects.

Dr Black also brings wide experience of setting up, managing and developing businesses in the IT sector. Most recently, as founder, first Managing Director and chairman of Nominet UK, where he was involved not only in the technical aspects of the business, but also in the financial, legal and political aspects.

Keith Mitchell (Managing Director)

Person KeithMitchell.jpg Website Linkedin

Keith Mitchell setup his own company, SMOTI Enterprises Inc. in 2013, which contracts and contributes his leadership services to a number of Internet engineering nonprofits, most significantly a return to the now-autonomous nonprofit DNS-OARC as its President.

From 2008 until 2012 served as Vice President of Systems Engineering at the Internet Systems Consortium, where he had responsibility for ISC's infrastructure and open-source software development. This included operation of ISC's F-root, DNS and public benefit hosting network infrastructure. Prior to this at ISC he managed the OARC programme for DNS operators, returning to it in 2012.

Keith conceived the UK Network Operators' Forum UKNOF in 2005, and has been leading this for its past forty-plus successful meetings. He has previously been involved in Internet engineering and governance for over 25 years, founding the London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1994 where he was Executive Chairman until starting up XchangePoint in 2000. He has served as a non-executive Director of Nominet UK, Chairman of the RIPE NCC Executive Board and co-founded the UK's first Internet startup, PIPEX, in 1992.

Denesh Bhabuta (Executive Director)

Person DeneshBhabutaFeb2017.jpg Website Linkedin

Denesh began his career in the Internet industry 25 years ago in 1993, and although he officially began his Events Management career in 2006, his events experience spans back 30 years to 1987.

Over the years, he has been involved in technical, policy and governance aspects of the Internet - in various roles ranging up to Director level within commercial (such as Demon Internet) and non-commercial organisations (such as LONAP, UK ENUM Consortium and Nominet) in addition to contributing his time as co-chair of the RIPE Policy Working Group and Policy Advisor to Nominet. He also ran his own hosting and network infrastructure company.

Denesh currently runs Meidan Ventures Limited (Business and IT Consultancy, Event Management) in the UK, and D&A Events Limitada in Portugal.

Liz Stevens

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Nigel Titley

Person NigelTitley.jpg Linkedin

Steve Dyer

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