IBAC's Commissioner is an independent officer of Parliament and drives our strategic leadership.
Stephen Farrow joined IBAC in July 2021 as Deputy Commissioner. He was appointed Acting Commissioner in December 2022.
Mr Farrow began his career as a solicitor and has extensive experience in public law and policy. He was previously the full-time Deputy Chairperson of the Adult Parole Board - the first non-judicial officer in the board's 64-year history. He was CEO of the Sentencing Advisory Council and has held roles in the Department of Justice and Community Safety, focusing on terrorism and criminal law reform.