The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Dr Vivienne Thom was appointed as Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security for a five year term on 19 July 2010. She has broad experience in public administration in a number of senior executive positions. Vivienne was appointed as Deputy Ombudsman in March 2006 with responsibility for the oversight of law enforcement, immigration, taxation and defence agencies. Prior to this appointment she was the Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint from 2002 to 2006, and the Commissioner of Patents at IP Australia from 1999 to 2002.