Dr Bruce Tonkin is currently Chief Operating Officer for .au Domain Administration Limited (auDA). auDA is the administrator of, and the Australian self-regulatory policy body for the .au ccTLD and its associated second level domains; Prior to that he spent 18 years at Melbourne IT in various roles including chief technology officer and chief strategy officer. In addition he spent over 9 years as a director on the Board of ICANN, in various roles including vice-chair, and chair of risk, governance and compensation committees. He was also a former chair of the GNSO Council and member of SSAC for many years.
Bruce holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1st class honours) and a Ph.D. in electrical and electronic engineering.