Jordan Carter

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Organization: InternetNZ
Affiliation: ccNSO
Stakeholder Group(s): Civil Society/Non-Governmental
Region: Pacific Islands
Country: New Zealand


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Jordan Carter is Chief Executive of InternetNZ, a non-profit Internet organisation in New Zealand that is the ccTLD manager for the .nz domain. InternetNZ focuses on a broad "open Internet" agenda with some similarity to ISOC's work.

In the iCANN environment, Jordan has been involved in the IANA Stewardship transition and ICANN accountability processes since he began his ICANN career in late 2013.

Career History

  • InternetNZ - Chief Executive - 2013-present

Jordan leads InternetNZ's staff team and the organisation's delivery of its work programme.

Prior roles included policy positions at InternetNZ, Secretariat Manager for APTLD, consulting roles through a private practice, and a brief period working at the New Zealand Parliament.

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

  • ccNSO Council member (Asia Pacific) 2019-
  • ccNSO member
  • ccNSO Co-Chair of the CCWG Accountability WS2 2017-2018
  • rapporteur on CCWG-Accountability Work Stream 1 (Community Powers) 2014-2016
  • rapporteur on CCWG-Accountability Work Stream 2 (Staff Accountability) 2016-2017
  • co-chair for ccNSO on CCWG-Internet Governance (2014)
  • participant at IGF (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • participant and panellist at APrIGF (2010)


  • M.A. (Distinction) in Political Science - Victoria University of Wellington 2013
  • B.A. (Hons) in Political Science - Victoria University of Wellington 2007
  • B.Com / B.A. in Economics, Political Studies and Geography - The University of Auckland 2002