Andy Churley

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Organization: CentralNic
Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Email: andy.churley[at]


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Andy Churley manages marketing and communications strategy for the CentralNic group of companies.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience in the domain name industry, Andy previously held senior roles in product and marketing roles at Famous Four Media (a global registry management company with over 5 million names under management), Nameshield and NetNames (formerly Group NBT, a well-known international registrar). Andy has launched a number of the top-performing new gTLD registries. In product roles, he has developed online brand protection, registrar and registry systems. Andy also has significant experience managing the marketing operations for domain registries. Andy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration is a Chartered IT Professional and a Chartered Engineer.

Career History

2016 - present: Group Marketing Director CentralNic Group Plc

2015 - 2016: Group Marketing Director - Nameshield Group

2013 - 2015: Chief Marketing Officer - Famous Four Media Ltd

2008 - 2013: Head of Products & Group Marketing Director - NetNames Ltd

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation


Masters in Business Administration

Bachelor of Engineering


May 2017 - 'ccTLDs the undiscovered countries'

May 2016 - 'Trademarks and domain names: breaching the great divide'

March 2016 - 'Car Brands: are they taking a leading role in the new Internet?'

February 2015 - '.Science and Madness'

November 2014 - 'Interview with Andy Churley'

August 2014 - 'Why new-style domain names are right for your business'

June 2014 - 'Marketing gTLDs - Start Spreading the News'

May 2014 - 'Is the domain name industry ready for radical innovation?'

March 2013 - 'Is cybercrime seasonal? Why online scammers love Valentine's Day'

May 2012 - 'Preventive measures: getting in early in the fight against counterfeiting'

June 2010 - gTLDs - the latest developments