Gavin joined CentralNic in 2001, and served as Chief Technology Officer (having responsibility for CentralNic’s Registry Engine) from 2005. He became the Group’s Chief Innovation Officer in 2019. Gavin is a highly respected figure in the domain industry and has been published in several professional technical journals and as well as participating in a number of technical public policy and advocacy groups.
Director – New Products
Andy 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) and NetNames (formerly Group NBT, a well-known international registrar). Andy 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.
Volker held both Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel positions at Key-Systems GmbH (a member of KeyDrive S.A. Group) since 2008. Prior to KeyDrive, he was involved at ICANN in the Registry Stakeholders Group from 2011 to 2012 and the GNSO Council where he served as Vice-Chair for four years. He is also a Non-Executive Director and Nominations Committee member at Nominet UK, the official registry of UK domain names.