Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC)

Competence: Privacy/Data Protection and ATI/RTI
Jurisdiction: Provincial
Year established:2011
Number of staff: 35
Head of authority:Elizabeth Tydd, NSW Information Commissioner, IPC CEO, NSW Open Data Advocate
Elizabeth Tydd was appointed NSW Information Commissioner and CEO of the Information and Privacy Commission NSW in 2013.
In April 2016, in addition to her current role, she was appointed NSW Open Data Advocate.

Ms Tydd has extensive regulatory and governance experience at an executive and Board level, in a range of jurisdictions and industries including commercial, not for profit and public sector oversight.  Ms Tydd holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws from the University of Technology Sydney, as well as post graduate certificates in executive management and governance. She has occupied a number of significant statutory roles, including Deputy President of the NSW Workers Compensation Commission and Deputy Chairperson of the former Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal.
Contact details:

Address: Level 15, McKell Building, 2-24 Rawson Place, Haymarket NSW, Australia 2000
Telephone:  1800 472 679

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