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Christine Runnegar

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About my services

Legal advocate with 10+ years diverse litigation experience acting for Australian government departments and agencies. Areas of practice: competition law (anti-trust), taxation law, privacy and freedom of information law, corporate regulation and commercial law, information technology and communications law, administrative law, workers' compensation law

Current position - Senior Director, Internet Trust, Internet Society

With a background in regulatory litigation and an international outlook, Christine compliments her privacy and security expertise with a deep appreciation of technology. She rolls up her sleeves to work with governments and other stakeholders to write guiding policies on cybersecurity, privacy and other Internet issues. She is also not afraid of hackathons.

Board member of the Internet Security Research Group - Co-Chair of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Privacy Interest Group (PING) - Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) - Friend of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) - Served as Member of the then European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) Permanent Stakeholders Group (PSG) and as a non-IAB Member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) Privacy and Security Program

Experience and qualifications

Post Nominals

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Bachelor of Economics, Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of ACT, Registered as Barrister on the Register of Practitioners of the High Court of Australia.

Other ADR Experience

Contributed to the development and implementation of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System and Privacy Recognition for Processors System through the APEC Electronic Commerce Steering Group. Served as Secretariat for the Joint Oversight Panel for the APEC CBPR system.

Extensive experience convening stakeholders from all over the world on polarising topics (e.g. copyright infringement) and facilitating consensus on difficult issues.




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