David Fricker

David Fricker

David Fricker is Director-General of the National Archives of Australia, a position he has held since 2012. His strategic focus has been on the whole-of-government transition to ‘digital continuity’ in data management; expansion of preservation capability for paper, audiovisual, and digital records; acceleration of the declassification of sensitive archival documents; and the exploitation of emerging technology to enhance the public’s access to archival resources. Mr Fricker was appointed President of the International Council on Archives in 2014. In 2015 he was appointed by the Director-General UNESCO to the position of Vice-President of the UNESCO Memory of the World International Advisory Committee.