Information Governance ANZ (InfoGovANZ) is delighted to announce that Denise Backhouse, Aurelie Jacquet and Richard Kessler have joined its International Committee.
“Denise, Aurelie and Richard are accomplished senior leading practitioners and bring a wealth of experience in their diverse areas of expertise to the Council. I’m excited that they are joining us and I’m looking forward to working closely with them on the latest information governance developments,” said Susan Bennett, InfoGovANZ’s Founder and Executive Director.
A recognised leader and innovator in the field of international discovery, US-based Denise Backhouse is a Shareholder and eDiscovery Counsel at global employment and labor law firm, Littler. She is recognised for developing new procedures, leveraging data protection principles and technology to address often conflicting legal and regulatory obligations in local and cross-border employment matters. She is a frequent lecturer and sought-after author and presenter on information governance and cross-border data protection issues. Admitted to the New York Bar for over 20 years, Denise brings her broad international experience and U.S. litigator’s perspective to InfoGovANZ.
Aurelie Jacquet is a lawyer trained in both common and civil law. She works on global initiatives to develop international standards for Artificial Intelligence (AI). As the chair of the Standards Australia committee representing Australia at the international standards on Artificial Intelligence (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42), her work focusses on promoting the development of practical frameworks and international best practice that will help Australian organisations implement AI responsibly. Aurelie brings to InfoGovANZ a focus on ethical AI and, in particular, a focus on how to implement AI responsibly – you can learn more about this in our upcoming webinar with the Aurelie, the Australian Human Rights Commissioner and NSW Information Commissioner here - Implementing Ethical AI, the next steps for organisations - InfoGovANZ.
With an approach of bringing innovative solutions to complex data challenges, Richard P. Kessler is the CEO of Dilijint and is based in the US. A pioneer in the areas of information governance, data governance, legal operations, eDiscovery and infonomics, Richard was previously a Director at KPMG in Cyber Security Strategy and Governance (Information Governance and Privacy practice) and has more than 25 years’ experience in the global financial services industry. Richard is looking forward to contributing to the ongoing developments in information governance frameworks for information lifecycle governance, eDiscovery, cyber security and privacy requirements to address the highly complex and dynamic regulatory and business environments.
InfoGovANZ’s International Council brings together leaders and experts with a global perspective from the various multidisciplinary areas that comprise information governance. The Council is a vital part of developing best practice in the industry and advocates for good information governance and sharing knowledge and expertise.
InfoGovANZ is a member based think tank that brings together professionals from different disciplines across all types of organisations to develop and promote information governance best practices.
For further information
Susan Bennett, Executive Director, InfoGovANZ
Ph: +61 2 8226 8546