1) Your Name:

Bertrand de LA CHAPELLE

(Instructions: Click in the field to the right to open up the text input window. Then click the <Insert> menu button, select <Image>, then choose (or browse) to locate an image file (e.g., JPG, PNG, BMP) from your local computer to upload. After insertion, please click on the picture and adjust the size to no larger than 200 pixels).

2) Stakeholder Group:Not Applicable

3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

Individual contributor

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Kipling Seminars (the entity supporting and managing the Internet & Jurisdiction Project)

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Director, Internet &amp; Jurisdiction Project

7) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Facilitation of a global multi-stakeholder dialogue process on the tension between the cross-border nature of the Internet and the diversity of national jurisdictions.

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


9) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimis stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:

The funding pool of the Internet &amp; Jurisdiction Project includes - or has included - actors involved in the ICANN community, in particular Google, Disney and PIR (new gTLD applicants), and several ccTLDs (.au, .br, .fr). There has however been a clear separation between the activities of the Project and the interests of these actors in the potential outcomes of the policy-making process of ICANN. Furthermore, the current SOI is related to my participation in the Policy and Implementation WG, which is mainly related to the structural functioning of the organization.

10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

12) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

Policy and Implementation Working Group

13) Additional Information (optional):

14) Page last revised:


SOI Template v5 (6 Feb 2014)

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