Eryl Hardman has been Nominet’s senior legal counsel since 2014. Her role includes working as legal adviser on all commercial issues, with a particular focus on cyber software and emerging technology. Hardman graduated from Birmingham City University with a law degree and was called to the Bar in 1997. Since working in-house, she has worked for a variety of computer and technology companies, most notably as EMEA general counsel for NTT Communications. She is a mentor for the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Mosaic Challenge and expert adviser to the National Energy Foundation.