Nigel Hickson is VP, International Governmental Orginisations (IGO) Engagement; ICANN. He works out of the Geneva office as part of the Government Engagement Team. He is responsible for global engagement with the UN, IGOs and other International orginisations. Nigel joined ICANN in 2012 and worked until 2014 as the VP for Europe. He joined ICANN from the UK government; where he had served in a number of capacities for just fewer than 30 years. Latterly he had been responsible for a team dealing with international ICT issues; including Internet Governance. Nigel is keen walker and cyclist.