Information Governance ANZ is a group of professionals who bring together their expertise from a diverse range of backgrounds to connect professionals working across the sphere of information governance and keep them up to date with the latest developments and international global thinkings.
By building a network of multi-disciplinary professionals, information silos will be broken down, enabling connected thinking and innovation that leads to information governance best practices - you can read more about our members, their backgrounds, plus their tips and advice below.
Dr. Pietro Brambilla heads the Digital Transformation team for Integrity & Legal Affairs within Daimler AG. A lawyer by training, he is a tech enthusiast and digital evangelist. Together with his highly diverse team he drives the development and implementation of the Digitalization and Innovation strategy for Daimler’s Legal, Compliance and Integrity functions since 2018. Pietro also serves as the Business Information Security Officer and the Data Officer for the Integrity & Legal Division within Daimler. Pietro started his career as a litigator with Daimler in Germany. From 2012 to 2017 he worked in the U.S. where he spearheaded an […]Read More
Richard P. Kessler, CEO of Classifi and member of the InfoGovANZ International Council, is a pioneer in the fields of information governance, data governance, legal operations, eDiscovery and infonomics. As the CEO of Classifi, Richard leads with a vison focused on bringing innovative solutions to complex data challenges. Prior to taking the leadership role at Classifi, Richard was a Director at KPMG in Cyber Security Strategy and Governance as part of the U.S. Information Governance and Privacy practice. In this role, Richard created the Data Value Model innovation comprising the ideation, design, development, expansion, and integration across multiple data and […]Read More
Carol Feuerriegel is a member of the InfoGovANZ International Council, Intel Leader and Group Manager of Enterprise Information and Knowledge for Inland Revenue NZ. She is an expert in information management practice with extensive experience working with Australian and New Zealand organisations as their lead on enterprise information management, information governance and enterprise information architecture. Carol’s experience spans both public and private sector industries including higher education, local government, engineering & project management, health & medicine, banking & financial services, law, energy and transportation. Carol holds Master’s degrees in Information Management and in Information Architecture, with Bachelor’s degrees in Library […]Read More
Pavan Kotha is the Manager of Forensic & Technology Services at Clayton Utz. Pavan is an eDiscovery guru and IG enthusiast. He’s had a widely varied career including roles as programmer, production specialist, data analyst, quality control specialist, review manager, and eDiscovery project manager which lends to a holistic view of IG used in his current role. Tell us about yourself? I started my eDiscovery career in 2010. Over the course of 10 years, I have put on many hats including – programmer, production specialist, data analyst, quality control specialist, review manager, and eDiscovery project manager. I have been fortunate […]Read More
Fiona Beatty is Assistant Director Information Governance at Australian Financial Security Authority, where in 2019 she received an Australia Day award for Public Service. Fiona started in the world of information governance while on a temporary placement in local government ten years ago. She now leads the development and implementation of agency-wide strategies and the promotion and maintenance of the AFSA Information Governance Framework. Tell us about yourself? I live in beautiful Brisbane with my husband, 2 dogs, cat and all the local birds! We love the leafy existence so close to the city and feel truly privileged to live […]Read More
Peter is a member of InfoGovANZ’s Advisory board, Director in the KPMG Forensic Technology practice and his previous experience includes leading the Sydney Forensic IT practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Acting Sergeant in the NSW Police High Tech Crime Unit. Over the course of a combined 20 years in these roles, Peter has undertaken analysis of electronic evidence in hundreds of criminal and civil matters, presented expert evidence to state and federal courts, investigated and remediated internal and external data breaches for numerous organisations, managed complex electronic discovery environments, and provided advice to government, public and private organisations in relation […]Read More
Tell us about yourself? I live on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula with my husband, two children and Great Dane/Mastiff Cross, Lex. I have led information management (IM) and governance (IG) programs in various industries for over 20 years, including development of data and information strategy and frameworks and implementation of enterprise IM and IG programs. I have had the opportunity over the years to learn various disciplines including change and project management, risk and compliance management and in recent years have been learning about the discipline of Business Architecture and how it can be used support strategic planning and […]Read More
Bryn Bowen is currently with leading risk and compliance software company Intapp, working to help develop and proliferate solutions across the professional services market. He is also a member of the InfoGovANZ International Council. Bryn shares his insights from his 30 years of IG experience, including his predictions for the future of IG, his top tips for those starting out in IG. Tell us about yourself? I am a seeker of wisdom and experience, and enjoy much of what life has to offer. I find (many) people and their stories interesting, and enjoy the range of […]Read More
Tell us about yourself? I grew up in Sarawak, Malaysia and I have worked in various Information Technology disciplines over the past 20 years. For the last 6 years I have been responsible for managing, leading and implementing information and records governance strategy, policies and initiatives for a power utility company in Malaysia. I also recently obtained the Certified Information Professional (CIP) by AIIM as my career certification path. I am a proud mother of 2 children. I enjoy zumba and I am passionate about family, friends and healthy balanced lifestyle. What led you into the world of Information Governance […]Read More
Ilana brings more than 20 years of experience as an information professional in government, corporate, industry and nonprofit sectors to Information Governance ANZ’s International Council. Having worked in a variety of roles across the information management spectrum, she is dedicated to assisting organizations to be in control of their information assets and helping her clients gain access to the right information at the right time at the lowest cost to maximize workplace productivity. To this end, she utilizes her experience in records management, discovery, litigation support, legal operations, cloud risk evaluation, data privacy and building bridges across disciplines. Tell […]Read More
Tell us about yourself? I grew up in Lagos Nigeria but have lived in the North-East part of the United States for most of my life. I currently reside in New Jersey, USA. I am a mom of four adult children. Right now, I am working on a Doctoral program in Law and Policy. I also hold an MBA and a Masters of Jurisprudence in Health Law. When I am not working or studying, I enjoy woodworking and travelling. What led you into the world of Information Governance (IG)? I ended up in IG by […]Read More
Tell us about yourself? I have worked in Information Management for over 27 years. I have a pragmatic approach to Information Governance and feel fortunate to have worked in a variety of industries. Currently I am in the pharmaceutical industry and have also worked in finance, government, professional services, tertiary education, and building construction materials, all of which has given me valuable insights into these industries. In addition to my Library and Information Science degree, I hold a master’s degree in management and a degree in Knowledge Management. I also recently obtained the ARMA Information Governance Professional Certification. What led […]Read More
Tell us about yourself? Well, I am a member of the InfoGov ANZ Advisory Board, but I am also a NSW Branch Councillor, Fellow and Life Member of Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Chartered Governance Institute. I have over 30 years of experience in the various information disciplines both here in Australia and the United Kingdom and for almost the last the 25 years I have been responsible for implementing records and information management programs in State and Australian public sector agencies. I have also been a […]Read More
Tell us about yourself? I have over 30 years experience as a lawyer. After Articles in Melbourne I went to Canberra as Associate to Sir Anthony Mason, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia and then I was in private practice in Sydney and London. I went onto work with the Sydney Olympics as the lawyer for the host television broadcaster. I landed at IBM when they acquired the consulting business of PwC and I supported that business, was General Counsel for IBM Australia and New Zealand and then led teams around Asia Pacific for over 10 years and […]Read More