Chris Hurley is a Research Associate in the Records Continuum Research Group, in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University. He has worked in the recordkeeping field for both government and the private sector. From 1981-1990, he was in charge of Victoria’s public records programme (as Keeper of Public Records). He occupied a senior position from 1996 to 2002 with the national archives of New Zealand (now Archives New Zealand), much of the time as the Acting Chief Archivist. Since 2003, he has been Manager of the Documentation and Archives Centre with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Chris has specialised in the areas of archival description, archival legislation, and recordkeeping accountability. He was a member of the Advisory Board for the InterPARES 2 Project and is currently an Affiliate with the Center for Information as Evidence in the Department of Information Studies at the University of Southern California.