Dr Scott Farrell
Industry Innovation and Science Australia board member

State: New South Wales

Current position: Partner at King & Wood Mallesons


  • extensive career in legal, regulatory and technological systems and infrastructures relating to data, markets, payments and finance
  • experienced in design, implementation, competition and policy issues relating to fintech, particularly data portability, open banking, smart contracts, blockchain and distributed ledger technologies
  • led the open banking review and the inquiry into the future of the consumer data right for the Australian Treasury
  • co-chair of the Australian Government’s FinTech Advisory Group.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Sydney.