Tim de Sousa, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP


FTI Consulting

Senior Director, Technology

Tim de Sousa is a strategic and operational privacy expert with a focus on emerging technologies. Tim has held senior privacy and digital transformation roles with Westpac, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the NSW Government Department of Customer Service, and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

In 2019, Tim established the NSW Government Policy Lab, Australia’s first whole-of-government human-centered policy design lab. He was listed in the Apolitical/World Economic Forum’s ‘Agile 50’ as one of the world’s ‘50 most influential people revolutionizing government’ in 2020 for his work in multi-disciplinary digital transformation and Rules as Code.

Tim is currently a Senior Director with FTI Consulting, working with some of Australia’s leading brands to build privacy and information governance capability, manage risk, and achieve effective digital transformation, and is a member of IAPP’s ANZ advisory board.


Contributions by Tim de Sousa

  • Pathways to Privacy and Data Governance Careers
    Speaker at In-Person Brisbane/Gold Coast KnowledgeNet: 12 March 2024
  • Member of ANZ Advisory Board 2024 - 2025
  • Australia's Changing Privacy Landscape: The Customer, Client & the Multinational
    Speaker at IAPP ANZ Summit 2023
  • Privacy in 2023 and Beyond
    Speaker at In-Person Sydney KnowledgeNet: 2 February 2023
  • Practical Implementation of Ethical AI
    Speaker at IAPP ANZ Summit 2022
  • Opening General Session
    Moderator at IAPP ANZ Summit 2022
  • OK, Computer? Privacy, AI and Automation
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Digital Privacy and Smartphones: Finding the Consent Sweet Spot
    Speaker at Virtual iappANZ Legacy Research Event: 23 March 2021
  • Privacy in a pandemic — the conundrum of COVID-19 check-in solutions
    Privacy Perspectives
  • AI and Robotics: How new tech will revolutionize your approach to privacy
    Speaker at Sydney KnowledgeNet: 10 March 2020