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Annelies Moens

Senior Privacy Consultant


With close to 20 years’ experience, Annelies is a widely recognized global privacy expert and thought leader, trusted by business executives, government and privacy professionals. She works with clients globally to uplift privacy maturity.

She has held several senior leadership roles in privacy and related fields. Annelies’ career in privacy started in 2001 at the Australian privacy regulator where she managed privacy audits and investigations. Annelies co-founded the International Association of Privacy Professionals in Australia and New Zealand in 2008. She held elected roles during her six-year Board term, including as President.

Annelies has been a Group Manager and Chief Privacy Officer at a copyright licensing agency, External Relations Manager at an online legal publisher, and Deputy Managing Director of a privacy consultancy. In the latter role she directed and led a team of consultants and supervised hundreds of client deliverables, including privacy strategies, privacy health checks, privacy impact assessments, data breach notifications, cross-border data flows, cloud, and privacy by design. She also helped transform a major New Zealand government agency with the lowest trust and confidence score to being a lead agency exemplifying privacy best practices.

Annelies has presented at many national and international forums (including APEC, APPA, IAPP, CIPL, AICD, AISA) on the convergence of competition and privacy regulation, artificial intelligence and privacy, data breaches, and the cross-border privacy rules system.

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