Dr Phillip Gould

Dr Phillip Gould

Assistant Secretary
Office of the National Data Commissioner

Dr. Phillip Gould is the Assistant Secretary, Office of the National Data Commissioner at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

In his current role, Dr. Gould is responsible for guiding whole-of-government reforms to the public sector data system to deliver improved service, policies and research outcomes for Australians. He is working to develop new data sharing legislation to promote a culture of safely using data to its maximum potential. A significant portion of Dr. Gould’s work involves engaging with the public to design and build trust in the scheme.

Dr. Gould brings in significant experience as the methodology and data integration lead at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. His previous experience is in the fields of banking and finance, and he holds a PhD in Time Series Econometrics.

Appearing at
FST Gov Australia
11 November 2021
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
The front face eGovernment was on full display during Australia’s ‘year of crises’, as citizens in lockdown reflexively sought out digital services for information, support, and solutions to maintain lives and livelihoods. While the Australian Government did, in large part,...
FST Gov Australia
18 November - 19 November 2020
  • Virtual Conference
Today, eGovernment is no mere afterthought; it is an expectation among Australia’s tech-savvy citizenry. This is no accident. It is testament to the states’ progressive adoption of digital infrastructure and e-services across the public sector – an ambition readily embraced...