Biography

Nigel Waters

Privacy experience

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Since 1997 full time 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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Principal Researcher, Interpreting Principles research project, at the Cyberspace Law &Policy Centre, University of New South Wales http://www.cyberlawcentre.org/ipp/

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Board member and Policy Co-ordinator of the Australian Privacy Foundation. http://www.privacy.org.au

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Member of the Executive of the Consumers Federation of Australia http://www.consumersfederation.org.au

bullet Input to national and international reviews and standards bodies, including Australian Law Reform Commission Privacy Review 2006-08; OECD expert groups on Security (1992) and Cryptographic Policy (1996-97), and Council of Europe working groups on Data Protection 1985-89
bullet Associate Editor of Privacy Law and Policy Reporter 1997-2005. http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/plpr

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