Fred joined the IWF in December 2004 and is currently the Director of Global Operations. He is responsible for the international aspects of the IWF, the Hotline, technology and information security and IWF services.Since 2004, Fred has led various technical discussions for the IWF with Members, governments and law enforcement about subjects including the IWF URL list, self-certification process, splash page implementation and he advised on encryption and anonymous technologies. Fred is also the President of INHOPE, the global umbrella organisation for internet Hotlines, and he is a Supervisory Board member of the INHOPE Foundation. He is a member of the Commonwealth Cybercrime Initiative Steering Group and the ITU Child Online Protection Working Group. He also sits on the UK Safer Internet Centre advisory Board.