IAB Australia appoints new Director of Regulatory Affairs

Posted by Christian Manie On February 23, 2017 Media Releases

Sydney, 23rd February 2017: IAB Australia has announced the appointment of Kamani Krishnan as Director of Regulatory Affairs.  With ten years’ experience in government relations, legal advice and policy expertise, Kamani will take the lead on policy and regulatory issues facing the digital advertising industry.

Kamani most recently held the position of in-house legal advice in the NSW Elections Legal team as well as being the senior policy adviser at the NSW Property Council of Australia. She has also worked with the ACCC to establish the mandatory Code of Conduct.

Vijay Solanki, CEO of IAB Australia commented: “Kamani has that unique combination of being grounded in law, adept with councils and a voracious passion for knowledge.  Her in-depth insights into policy construction will help support the future of the digital advertising industry. ”

Kamani said: “In a time of rapid growth and evolution across the digital industry, I look forward to playing a role in supporting and collaborating with IAB members’ – advertisers, publishers, agencies and tech vendors – across a range of policy and regulatory issues.”

About the Interactive Advertising Bureau 
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Limited is the peak trade association for online advertising in Australia and was incorporated in July 2010. As one of over 43 IAB offices globally, and with a rapidly growing membership, IAB Australia’s principal objective is to support and enable the media and marketing industry to ensure that they thrive in the digital economy.
The role of the IAB is to work with its members and the broader advertising and marketing industry to assist marketers to identify how best to employ online as part of their marketing strategy, to better target and engage their customers and build their brands.
By addressing the core pillars of growth of the online advertising industry – simplified and standard online audience measurement, research, and online operational standards and guidelines, and regulatory affairs, IAB Australia leverages the skills, experience and commitment of its members to advocate the benefits of online advertising by acting as an authoritative and objective source for all online advertising issues whilst promoting industry-wide best practice.
IAB Australia is a registered not-for-profit organisation; membership fees and revenue generated is invested back into the IAB’s membership benefits such as resources, events, reporting, and industry representation.
For further information about IAB Australia please visit: www.iabaustralia.com.au
For further information please contact:
Vijay Solanki
CEO – IAB Australia
E: Vijay.Solanki@iabaustralia.com.au
Pru Quinlan
Einsteinz Communications
T: (02) 8905 0995
E: pru@einsteinz.com.au

Christian Manie