W3C announces that the W3C UK and Ireland Office has a new home. STFC (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) that hosted the eldest W3C Office since 1997 hands over to Nominet. W3C would like to thank STFC and the Office Manager Michael Wilson for all the years of their great support. Nominet runs the Internet registry for .uk domain names. This is one of the world’s largest Internet registries with over eight million domain names.
W3C welcomes Phil Kingsland, Director of Marketing and Communications at Nominet, who will be the new Office manager. Phil joined Nominet in March 2006. He has over 15 years’ experience in marketing and sales for high technology companies. Prior to joining Nominet, Phil spent 7 years with a management and technology consultancy where he was Head of Marketing, working with a range of blue chip clients. Prior to this role, he spent time leading the sales and marketing of a London-based 3D scanner company. Phil has a joint Masters in Mechanical Engineering and Management from Birmingham University.