Jonathan Chan


Dr. Jonathan Chan

Senior Research Engineer,
Privacy Technology Research 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 Privacy Technology Research Group and the Data Privacy Team. He was 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 technical aspects of de-identification for government agencies and companies, including the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner’s investigation of the myki data, an investigation into Queensland public data release by the Queensland Office of the Information Commissioner, and a study of privacy and confidentiality in the Agrifood sector. Jonathan has also been contributing to the use of privacy-enhanced technology in the areas of digital manufacturing, food supply chain and 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 also worked for Dow Jones Telerate (now part of Reuters) and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). 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 Apache Spark, Python and C. He holds a Ph.D. and B.E. from the University of New South Wales.


He Jonathan is currently involved in a few projects around security and privacy for government agency and cybersecurity organisation.