.nz Registry Services is delighted to announce the appointment of Jay Daley to the position of Chief Executive of NZRS. Jay was formerly Director of IT at Nominet UK, one of the world’s leading domain name registries, and brings to his new role a wealth of experience in registry management, leadership and strategic management, and critical technology systems management.

He combines a passion for technical excellence with a desire to foster a culture of consensus decision‐making, lifelong learning, knowledge sharing and excellent customer service. One of Jay’s notable recent successes has been heading the implementation of ENUM in the UK, the first diversification undertaken by Nominet UK.

Jay is married with three children and currently lives in the UK. Subject to Jay and his family meeting New Zealand residency requirements, Jay expects to be able to take up his position with NZRS in February.