Malcolm Crompton, CIPP/US


IIS Partners

Founder and Partner

Malcolm Crompton AM is Founder and Lead Privacy Advisor at Information Integrity Solutions Pty Ltd (IIS Partners), a consultancy specialising in data protection and privacy strategies.

Malcolm was Australia’s Privacy Commissioner from 1999 to 2004 and led the implementation of the nation’s first broad based private sector privacy law.

Malcolm was founding President of the International Association of Privacy Professionals Australia New Zealand in 2008 and director until 2016. He was a director of the US headquartered IAPP until 2011.

He has been a member of advisory bodies around the world since 2003, including the European Union, OECD and APEC as well as large global companies. He is a member of the New South Wales Information and Privacy Advisory Committee and the NSW Digital Identity Ministerial Advisory Council.

He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours for significant service to public administration, particularly to data protection, privacy, and identity management, and to the community. Malcolm has degrees in Chemistry and Economics. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional.

Malcolm is a co-author of The New Governance of Data and Privacy: Moving from compliance to performance, AICD, November 2018. He has published papers in a variety of fields including data privacy, accounting research on valuing data, identity management, public management reform and peptide sequencing using nuclear magnetic spectroscopy.

He shares his time between Sydney and Kangaroo Valley in NSW, Australia.


Contributions by Malcolm Crompton