Andrew Rice
Director IDCARE and Board Member
Andrew Rice is Assistant Secretary, Cyber and Identity Security Policy Branch in the National Security Resilience Policy Division in the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD). He is responsible for development of national policy relating to Identity Security, for implementation of the Document Verification Service and for cyber security aspects of critical infrastructure resilience. Andrew joined AGD in February 2011. Prior to that he worked for six years in the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, where he had responsibility for intelligence support on law enforcement and national security issues; anti-dumping operations; and tariff classification and valuation issues. Andrew’s work background includes twelve years in the Australian Department of Defence, working in the fields of intelligence analysis and policy, international Defence relations policy, Defence Force capability analysis, and logistics and national industry policy. He also worked for four years with the ACT Chief Minister’s Department with responsibility for social policy, counter-terrorism and critical infrastructure coordination, regional policy and coordination, and economic and urban planning policy.