Mediator, Tenth Floor Chambers, Sydney

Kevin P O'Connor, AM was the full-time President of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal of New South Wales throughout its existence from 1998 to 2013. He was a Judge of the District Court during that period, and retired from that office in April 2014. In addition, he headed the Commercial Tribunal of NSW between 1997 and 1999 and the Fair Trading Tribunal of NSW between 1999 and 2002. He has held a number of senior positions in Commonwealth and State public sector agencies, and has a close understanding of Parliamentary, legislative and government decision making processes. He has been a member of Australian delegations to the United Nations, and for six years from 2005-2011 served as the deputy chairperson of Interpol’s Commission for the Control of Files, its peak data protection body responsible for audit, oversight and complaints-handling, based in Lyon, France. He is currently practising as a Mediator & Arbitrator as well as Acting Judge and Deputy President (part-time) NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.