Professor Lyria Bennett Moses is an Australian and global leader in the field of law and technology. Her research explores the relationship between technology and law, including the types of legal issues that arise as technology changes, how these issues are addressed in Australia and other jurisdictions, the application of standard legal categories such as property in new socio-technical contexts, the use of technologically-specific and sui generis legal rules, and the problems of treating 'technology' as an object of regulation.
Lyria is a Key Researcher and Project Leader on the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre, exploring legal and policy issues surrounding the use of data and data analytics for law enforcement and national security. She shared the Australian Academy of Law Essay Prize exploring artificial intelligence in legal practice, courts and legal education. She teaches a course on Designing Technology Solutions for Access to Justice. Lyria is also Lead of the UNSW Grand Challenge on 'Living with 21st Century Technology', Chair of the Australia Chapter of the IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology, Academic Co-Director of the Cyberspace Law and Policy Community, and a PLuS Alliance Fellow.
Dr Katharine Kemp is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law & Justice, UNSW Sydney, and Deputy Director of the Allens Hub for Technology Law and Innovation. Katharine’s research focuses on competition, consumer protection and data privacy regulation. She has published widely in these fields and is frequently sought out to consult with industry, regulators and policymakers.
Her advisory roles include representing Australia as a Non-Government Advisor to the International Competition Network, and acting as a Member of the Advisory Board of the Future of Finance Initiative in India, the Advisory Panel of the Consumer Policy Research Centre and the Editorial Board of TechREG Chronicle, published by Competition Policy International. She is a member of the university-wide UNSW Data Protection Committee.
She also teaches and convenes courses in Data Privacy Law; Fintech; and Contracts at UNSW Law. Katharine previously practised as a commercial lawyer at major law firms and as a barrister at the Melbourne Bar, and consulted to the Competition Commission of South Africa during the six years that she lived and worked in South Africa.
Amanda Oldfield is the Administrator for the UNSW Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation.
Amanda’s diverse administration experience comes from both Australian and international universities, private industries, international health services, executive administration for State Members of Parliament, and also event management.
Susanne has joined the Hub thanks to funding from the Cyber Security CRC. Susanne is working in the hub in a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship position and her research will drive legal & policy adaptation to new and emerging cyber threats and will further the Hub’s research leadership in the area of Cyber Security.
Susanne's professional background spans academia, government, industry and private practice. Before joining UNSW, Susanne worked for the Centre for Media Transition at UTS as a researcher contributing to a project about complaints handling processes for digital platforms. She joined UTS from the Australian Communications and Media Authority, where she worked for over a decade in various senior roles. During her time at the ACMA, Susanne worked on major public policy reforms in the communications sector, including the transition of analog television to digital and radiocommunications spectrum reform. Susanne worked in the broadcasting industry as an in-house legal counsel for Foxtel, an Australian subscription television company. She was a lawyer with Allen, Allen and Hemsley (now Allens Linklaters) in Sydney and worked with Ashurst Morris Crisp (now Ashurst) in London.
Susanne has a PhD in Law from UNSW Law and Justice. Her doctoral research examined the entrenched governance networks, structures and processes for coordinating national security law and policy in the Australian communications sector, including case studies on telecommunications interception powers, broadcasting & anti-terrorism standards, and media/government relations on the reporting of national security matters.
She is admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales, holds a current practising certificate and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.