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Tracy Hackshaw is Vice Chair of the Internet Society Trinidad and Tobago Chapter. He is a graduate of the DiploFoundation's Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme in 2008 and is now a member of the IGCBP faculty. Tracy participated in the ICANN Fellowship Program at the Sydney and Seoul Meetings in 2009, at Catagena in 2010 and at Prague in 2012. Additionally, he participated as an Internet Society (ISOC) Ambassador (part of the ISOC Next Generation Leaders Program) to the 2009 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Sharm-el Sheikh; and returned as an ISOC Ambassador for the 2010 IGF in Vilnius and for the 2012 IGF in Baku. He also participated in the 2011 IGF in Nairobi as a DiploFoundation Emerging Leader for the Digital World. He is a national of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and has been educated at the 1st degree level in Sociology and Psychology via the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine) and at a graduate level in International Management at the University of London (Royal Holloway).
Professionally, Tracy is the Deputy National Chief Information Officer located in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Tracy was appointed by the Government of Trinidad & Tobago's Cabinet to the Committee to review the Electronic Transfer of Funds (Crime) Act and is a member of the Commonwealth Cybercrime Initiative (CCI) Executive Management Committee. He is a member of the .tt ccTLD Stakeholder Advisory Committee advising the Trinidad & Tobago Network Information Centre (TTNIC).
He is also involved in the work of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and is an observer/member of the APWG's Internet Policy Committee. In addition, Tracy is involved, in a technical advisory capacity on the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's representation to the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) since 2010 and was elected as GAC Vice-Chair at the Toronto meeting in October 2012.