Partner Firms

Lockstep is proud to partner with a number of specialist organisations, representing best-in-class advisory services. We are also active in several influential standards bodies and professional associations.

Salinger Privacy

Salinger Privacy and Lockstep Consulting have worked together on select PIA engagements, delivering a unique balance of regulatory, legal and technological prowess.

Salinger Privacy was founded by Anna Johnston, one of Australia’s foremost experts in privacy law & practice.

Anna brings a breadth of perspectives and a wealth of experience to dealing with privacy and information management issues, based on her background as a lawyer, additional qualifications in public policy and management, and 15 years experience in legal, policy and research roles. Anna is the immediate past Chair of the Australian Privacy Foundation, and is a current member of the University of New South Wales’ Interpreting Privacy Principles project team. Anna has served on the editorial board of the Privacy Law & Policy Reporter, the Australian Law Reform Commission’s expert advisory group on health privacy, and the National E-Health Transitional Authority’s Consumer & Clinician Forum.


International Association of Privacy Professionals (iapp) DATES

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Standards Australia Technical Committee IT-17 Identity Cards since 2022

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Gatekeeper Policy Committee 2004-16

Steve was an independent “consultant” member of the GPC from its inception in 2004 through to its dissolution by the government in 2016.

NATA IT Testing Accreditation Advisory Council 2003-14

The National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) is Australia’s peak body for overseeing certification bodies under international standard ISO 17025. NATA convenes accreditation advisory councils as arms-length governance mechanisms to independently review certification body applications within various industry sectors. 

Australian Information Security Association (AISA) Life Member

Steve was an active member of the Sydney chapter of the Information Security Interest Group (ISIG) in the 1990s. ISIG reorganised as AISA in the early noughties. Steve was recognised as an Honorary Life Member of AISA in 2021. 

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Privacy Committee 2012-14

NSTIC was launched by the Obama administration in 2011. Steve volunteered on the Privacy Committe, and from there led the initial privacy assessment of the NSTIC administrative arrangements as a test case for privacy maturity and governance.