Director, Regulation & Strategy
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Este Darin-Cooper is the Director of Regulation and Strategy at the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).
Este leads the section responsible for the OAIC’s strategic policy response to privacy issues, as well as the OAIC’s proactive regulation, including Commissioner initiated investigations and data breach notifications. Este played a key role in implementing significant reforms to the Privacy Act that commenced in March 2014, and continues to advise the public and private sector on emerging privacy issues.
Prior to joining the then Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) in 2010, Este worked as a lawyer at major law firms providing advice to the financial sector on regulatory issues, including privacy and consumer credit and privacy.