Began his career in the Internet industry 25 years ago in 1993, and although he officially began his Events Management career in 2006, his events experience spans back 30 years to 1987.
Over the years, he has been involved in technical, policy and governance aspects of the Internet – in various roles ranging up to Director level within commercial (such as Demon Internet) and non-commercial organisations (such as LONAP, UK ENUM Consortium and Nominet) in addition to contributing his time as co-chair of the RIPE Policy Working Group and Policy Advisor to Nominet. He also ran his own hosting and network infrastructure company.
Denesh currently runs Meidan Ventures Limited (Business and IT Consultancy, Event Management) in the UK, and D&A Events Limitada in Portugal.
Steve started in medical electronics, but then moved into mobile network programming frequency planning tools, but moved into looking after the systems and then designing and building a wide area tcp/ip network covering the companies UK cellular portfolio, after being told "no one would want the Internet at home" he left to join the UK's first consumer Internet provider Demon and helped with the exponential growth seeing it acquired by Scottish Telecom and float as THUS Plc (and owning the companies 5 year product roadmap).
Currently Steve consults through his company NetTek Ltd and advises and mentors tech-startups.
He holds a BSc in Microelectronics and Information Processing, and is a FBCS CITP, MIET, MIEEE and MACS.
UKNOF Communications Committee
Standing Committee i.e. a permanent committee
Develop, maintain, and oversee the execution of the UKNOF communications strategy across multiple channels.
Communications strategy; Communications impact analysis with improvement recommendations
Develop and review communications strategy (annual); Oversee execution of communications processes (quarterly); Evaluate impact of communications and develop recommendations for improvements; Regular communications
Decisions will be made by a simple majority of members and liaisons. In order for any major decision or task to be consider, the committee must be quorate, whereby 60% of members must be present.
Recommend communications strategy for adoption by UKIF Ltd board; Develop and communicate liaison memos to other committees
In addition to the Chair and Vice Chair (appointed by the board) there will be up to six members of the committee. Some of these members will also act as a representative or communications conduit to and from the board and PC. Other members may be co-opted for specific duties or tasks or to aid with general activities.
Terms are two years, confirmed annually, starting on 1 January.
Members, including the Chair, Vice Chair, and liaisons, can serve a maximum of two consecutive terms.
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