Amreesh Phokeer

Research Manager, AFRINIC

Amreesh Phokeer is a Research Manager, currently leading data analytics and research projects at AFRINIC.

His focus areas are Interdomain routing, network security, Internet measurements, content delivery and QoE, with a particular emphasis on African networks. 

He is also a frequent speaker on topics relating to DNSSEC, RPKI, Internet Routing Registry (IRR) usage and Internet measurements. Previously, as a Software Engineering Manager, he was responsible of AFRINIC application portfolio including RPKI, DNSSEC, WHOIS and MyAFRINIC.

Between 2008 and 2010, Amreesh worked as a Guest Researcher at NIST in the Information Discovery, Use and Sharing division, working in the field of Computational Biology, assisting researchers with software instrumentation. He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town.

Amreesh is a member of AfPIF Program Committee.