Cristina Cifuentes

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Commissioner

Cristina Cifuentes was appointed a Commissioner of the ACCC in May 2013. She is also the Commonwealth Member of the Australian Energy Regulator Board. Cristina is chair of the ACCC’s Communications Committee and the ACCC’s Infrastructure Committee. Cristina has a breadth of experience across public policy, finance and utility regulation, including positions at the Reserve Bank of Australia, the NSW Treasury and the Australian Securities Commission. She served as the State part-time Member of the AER between 2010 and 2013. Cristina was a member of the NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal between 1997 and 2006. Cristina holds a first class honours degree in Law and a degree in Economics.