David Porter

Director of Business Continuity Management (BCM), Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

David Porter has been the Director of Business Continuity Management (BCM) at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) since September 2010. He has also chaired a whole-of-government BCM Community of Practice, with members from over 35 Commonwealth and state based agencies. Porter and his team provide regular mentoring support for other organizations and have contributed towards readiness activities across the public sector and wider finance industries. Porter is a regular presenter at industry events and contributor to the Business Continuity Institute Oceania 2020 think-tank.

The ATO BCM team has won the Australasian Business Continuity Institute Team of the Year award three times and the team’s integrated BCM Framework and approach to organizational resilience have also been recognized in two peak Australian Government insurer awards for excellence in risk management.