Media release: Appointment of Queensland’s Privacy Commissioner - 11 December 2015

Information Commissioner Rachael Rangihaeata is pleased to announce that Mr Phillip Green has been appointed to the role of Queensland Privacy Commissioner by the Governor in Council.

Throughout his career, Mr Green has worked in many different Queensland Government roles and in private practice. Most recently, Mr Green was Executive Director, Small Business – Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games and held that position from 2008.

Mr Green has a Masters in law, majoring in technology law including privacy, regulation of the internet and media.

Ms Rangihaeata said, “Mr Green brings extensive leadership experience and expertise to the role of Privacy Commissioner and will make a valuable contribution to the protection of citizens’ privacy rights in Queensland.”

Media contact: Ms Odette Ward
Phone: 3405 3074