Jeremy Malcolm joined Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)’s international team in 2014, to lead their work fighting for more balanced intellectual property laws and policies for Internet users and open innovators. His last position was in Malaysia working for the global NGO Consumers International, coordinating its program Consumers in the Digital Age.
Malcolm graduated with degrees in Law (with Honours) and Commerce in 1995 from Australia’s Murdoch University, and completed his PhD thesis at the same University in 2008 on the topic of Internet governance. His background is as an information technology and intellectual property lawyer and IT consultant. He enjoys acting, writing and coding, and his ambitions include writing an original science fiction novel, learning to juggle and learning Japanese (ideally both at once).
Malcolm is admitted to the bars of the Supreme Court of Western Australia (1995), High Court of Australia (1996) and Appellate Division of New York (2009). He is a former co-coordinator of the Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus, founder of Best Bits and currently a Steering Committee member of the OECD Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council.