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New members to our Board of Trustees

On 29th May 2014, we revealed Nominet Trust's new Chair and independent trustees.

Lord Jim Knight and Bill Liao became new members of Nominet Trust’s Board and Charles Leadbeater stepped up from his role as Trustee to Chair of the Board.

Former Labour Schools minister Lord Jim Knight has worked extensively in education, technology and digital inclusion, principally through TSL Education Ltd. He is a visiting professor at the Institute of Education in the University of London, and is a keen supporter of Nominet Trust’s digital skills agenda.

Bill Liao co-founded the business social network service XING in 2003 and is now a venture partner at global venture capital firm SOS Ventures.  He has a long history of non-profit endeavours, and co-founded young peoples’ coding network CoderDojo in 2011 with James Whelton which now operates in 22 countries.

Charles Leadbeater is an innovation expert who has helped to shape internet policy as an adviser to the Downing Street Policy Unit and the Department of Trade and Industry. His technology writings and TED talks have won him widespread acclaim, with The New York Times anointing his concept of The Pro-Am Revolution as one of the biggest global ideas of the last decade.

Read the full announcement here.

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