Irene Halforty

Irene Halforty


DGA Manager, Legal and Regulatory Affairs


Irene joined the Australian Alliance for Data Leadership (AADL) in March 2016, where she manages legal and regulatory matters across the AADL network, including ADMA, DGA, IAPA and DT+C. As a commercial lawyer, Irene has a keen interest and expertise in issues relating to data, privacy, cyber security, intellectual property, & communications. As a key part of her role in DGA and AADL, Irene regularly engages with all levels of government and regulators on key policy and law reform issues, and has been instrumental in developing the DGA Code of Practice.  In addition, Irene provides guidance on regulatory and code compliance to all members.

Irene was appointed as the Submissions Officer for the Communications, Entertainment and Technology Law Committee of the NSW Young Lawyers Society (NSWYLS), and was also appointed as the NSWYL Representative for the Law Society’s Privacy and Communications Committee.