Delia Rickard
IDCARE Board Director
Delia was the Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for over a decade. Before that she held a variety of senior roles at the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the ACCC as well as working for Federal Ministers, the Australian Law Reform Commission & lecturing in law. Her work over the last 3 decades has focused on consumer protection in all its guises with financial capability, protection of people with vulnerability, scam prevention, product safety and issues in the digital age particular passions. She oversaw the ACCC’s scams work during her time there and the establishment of at ASIC amongst other things. She has been awarded the Public Service Medal, the SOCAP Lifetime Achievement award and the Inaugural Law Council of Australia Australian Consumer Rights Award in 2022. These days she is involved with a number of not for profit and Government boards & Committees including the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, Super Consumers Australia, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), Good Shepherd’s Financial Inclusion work and the Jan Pentland Foundation.