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Tomslin Samme-Nlar is a Cybersecurity researcher with a keen interest in the political, military, diplomatic and higher-level management aspects of issues where cybersecurity, strategy and diplomacy interact in Africa. He is also a systems engineer by training, currently works as a Senior Principal Consultant for Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories and has had previous roles as a contractor to the Kenyan National Intelligence Service, other government agencies and telcos.
Tomslin is a current councilor in the GNSO Council, the current NCSG Policy Chair and co-chair of the first IANA Function Review Team at the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Tomslin has a master's in Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy from UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. A Bachelor's degree in Technology Management and Computing from Portsmouth University, UK and other certificates including a certificate in International Law of Armed Conflict in Theory and Practice from Leiden University, a certificate in Diplomatic Theory and Practice from DiploFoundation and an associate degree in Business Administration.