Paul Twomey

Fellow, Global Solutions Initiative


Dr. Paul Twomey is Co-Chair of the Global Imitative for Digital Empowerment. He is a serial entrepreneur in the legal, cybersecurity, robotics and biosecurity sectors. He has been deeply involved in the demands of the health, communications and cybersecurity ministries of numerous countries and multinationals. Paul is a Fellow and Core Theme Leader for “managing information and technology in the public interest” at the Global Solutions Initiative. He is also a Distinguished Fellow, at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and a Commissioner of the Global Commission for Internet Governance. Paul is the former CEO of ICANN, the global coordination body of the Internet. Paul was CEO of the Australian Government’s National Office for the Information Economy and Deputy at the Australian Trade Commission. He was previously at McKinsey & Co. He is a member of the SAP Artificial Intelligence Ethics Advisory Panel.