Dr Roger Clarke

BComm(Hons I) MComm(Hons) UNSW PhD ANU FACS FAIS
Visiting Professor
ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics
T: +61 2 6288 6916

Areas of expertise

  • Information Systems 0806
  • Business Information Systems 150302
  • Administrative Law 180103

Research interests

Strategic and Policy Impacts of Information Technologies

Economic, Legal and Social Implications of Information Technologies


Virtually all my publications since 1995 are available on my web-site at https://rogerclarke.com.

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Roger Clarke is an independent consultant in the strategic and policy implications of advanced information technologies, with a particular focus on eBusiness, information infrastructure, and dataveillance and privacy.

He is a Visiting Professor in Computer Science at the ANU, and a Visiting Professor in Law at UNSW.  He has also held Visiting Professorships at the University of Hong Kong (2002-07), the University of Bern, and the University of Linz.  

He holds Honours and Masters degrees in Commerce (IS) from UNSW, and a PhD from the ANU.  He was made a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society (FACS) in 1986, and of the international Association for Information Systems (FAIS) in 2012.  In 2009, he was awarded only the second Australian Privacy Medal, after Justice Michael Kirby.

He has spent many years on the Board of the Australian Privacy Foundation (APF), including as Chair 2006-14, and on the Advisory Board of Privacy International (PI).  He has also served variously as a Director, Secretary and Chair of several companies, of Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA), and of the Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU), including as Secretary 2012-15.


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