Annelies provides strategic privacy advice and engages with clients to deliver a suite of privacy services. She is a widely recognised global privacy expert and thought leader, trusted by business executives, government and privacy professionals. Annelies presents at major local and international forums and writes on global privacy challenges. Annelies co-founded the International Association of Privacy Professionals in Australia and New Zealand in 2008, a membership organisation for privacy professionals in the region. She held elected roles during her Board term, including as President between 2011 and 2012.