Melanie Marks


A recognised leader in the privacy industry, Melanie Marks leads the privacy stream of elevenM, a digital risk consultancy that advises businesses and government on how to manage cyber, privacy, cloud and supplier risk.

Melanie has established and run privacy governance programs for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the National eHealth Transition Authority (now the Australian Digital Health Agency).

The past President of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (iappANZ), Melanie is now a member of the advisory boards of Information Governance ANZ and IAPP. She is an Expert Advisor to LexisNexis on privacy and data protection. Her career spans 15 years in privacy compliance, risk management and strategy and related legal fields.

Melanie writes frequently on issues and developments in the field through the elevenM blog and weekly News Roundup.

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