Peter Kell commenced as Deputy Chair on 6 May 2013. Prior to this appointment he was Commissioner from 7 November 2011. From August 2008 Mr Kell was Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. He was President of the International Consumer Protection Enforcement Network in 2009-2010, and also served on the Consumer Policy Committee of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Mr Kell has been on the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board since its establishment, and is a member of the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Committee. Before joining the ACCC, Mr Kell was Chief Executive of CHOICE (the Australian Consumers’ Association) and a board member of the global consumer organisation Consumers International. Between 1998 and 2004 Mr Kell was ASIC’s Executive Director of Consumer Protection and its New South Wales Regional Commissioner