Donna Austin

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Affiliation: GNSO
Stakeholder Group(s): Private Sector - Domain Name Industry
Region: Australia
Country: Australia
Email: donna.austin [at]
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Donna Austin is the GNSO Councillor, Asia-Pacific at ICANN and Policy and Industry Affairs Manager at Bombora Technologies. [1] [2]

Career History

In 2005, Donna joined ICANN as the ccNSO policy officer and in 2007 was made the Manager of Governmental Relations. In 2005, 2006 and 2007 she supported the Nominating Committee and is the project manager for Accountability Framework discussions with ccTLD managers.[3]

Before she joined ICANN, she worked for many years, in a wide range of positions, at the Australian Commonwealth Public Service. One such position was GAC Coordinator, representing the Australian Government in 2001/2002.[4]

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Office Management and has also undertaken post graduate studies in public policy.[5]


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