Timothy has also worked at the international level to ensure that Australia is equipped to deal with global privacy challenges. He has played an important role in the implementation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Privacy Framework, which aims to promote a consistent approach to information privacy protection across APEC member economies. Timothy has also been closely involved in developing a framework for privacy regulators around the world to cooperate on cross-border enforcement matters.
Timothy has extensive experience in corporate management, covering fields such as human resource management, industrial relations and parliamentary liaison. More broadly, at the corporate level he has been responsible for providing high level advice on strategies for implementing large scale cultural change.
Timothy Pilgrim was awarded a Public Service Medal in the 2015 Australia Day Honours List for ‘outstanding public service in the development and implementation of major reforms to the Privacy Act 1988’.
Timothy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Sydney.