Jonathan Chan


Dr. Jonathan Chan

Senior Research Engineer,
Information Security and Privacy Group
Software and Computational Systems Program
CSIRO Data61


email: jonathan{dot}chan{@}data61{dot}csiro{dot}au
phone: +61 2 9490 5640


Short Bio

Jonathan is a member of the Information Security and Privacy Group and the Data Privacy Team. He is a lead developer on the Re-identification Risk Ready Reckoner (R4), and has technical skills in analysing data for re-identification risk and understanding the impact and risks in many statistical disclosure controls. He has been a valuable member of many projects that assessed privacy risks and evaluated the process of de-identification in government agencies and companies, including the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner’s investigation of the myki data and an investigation into Queensland public data release by the Queensland Office of the Information Commissioner. Jonathan has also been contributing to the use of privacy-enhanced technology in the provenance of food supply chain and optimal power flow for smart grids.

He previously led the IT infrastructure and security operations for the Labour Affairs Bureau of Macau, and was the manager of IT Security in Companhia De Telecomunicações Macau. He has in-depth knowledge in the implementation of  ISO 27001 compliant Information Security Management System and hands-on experience in managing security and networking devices, and programming skills in Apache Spark, Python and C. He holds a Ph.D. and B.E. from the University of New South Wales, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.


He Jonathan is currently participating in a number of projects in conducting privacy risk assessment, integrating privacy risk assessment into enterprise workflow, and applying privacy preserving technology in various applications.