Biography

Nigel Waters

Privacy experience

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Since 1997 consulting on compliance with privacy laws to government agencies and businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and the United States.

 
bullet Prior to 1997, twelve years experience at senior executive level of designing and implementing data protection and privacy laws:
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as deputy Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner, 1989-97

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as Assistant Data Protection Registrar, UK, 1985-89

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as adviser to authorities in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Europe

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Visiting Fellow at the Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre, and Principal Researcher, Interpreting Principles research 2006 - 2010, University of New South Wales

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Committee member  of the Australian Privacy Foundation.

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Member of the Advisory Board of Privacy International.

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Input to national reviews and standards bodies, including Australian Law Reform Commission Privacy Review 2006-08;

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Represents Privacy International and Civil Society on OECD and APEC privacy Committees

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Associate Editor of Privacy Law and Policy Reporter 1997-2005.

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Member of the privacy professionals association IappANZ

Academic Qualifications

Earlier Work Experience

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