Former Privacy Commissioner
- Appointed February 2014, departed late 2021 to take the same role in the UK. Replacement to be announced. Provides independent comment on personal information policies and issues. Previously practised law in Wellington for more than 20 years, specialising in information law. Has acted for the Ministry of Health, State Services Commission, Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet and Inland Revenue Department. Held a warrant as a district inspector for mental health and has also been a district inspector for intellectual disability services.
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