Top Dot Ltd., United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Academic background: Managing Director of Top Dot Ltd and former risk manager for a global bank, managing the group’s domain name portfolio and risks associated with online fraud and security, brand protection and enforcement. Martin led the application for the bank’s TLD and strategic response to the introduction of New gTLDs. Under Top Dot, Martin helps companies safeguard their critical digital assets. Top Dot also supports to the Brand Registry Group, a non-profit association representing the interests of brands operating dotBrand registries; tackling policy and contractual issues within ICANN and providing a network for members to develop and share best practices.