Clive Finkelstein lives in Australia and is one of the "Fathers" of Information Engineering (IE), having developed its concepts from 1976 - 1980 based on original work carried out by him to bridge from strategic business planning to information systems. He wrote the first publication on Information Engineering: a series of six in-depth articles by the same name published by US Computerworld in May - June 1981. He also co-authored with James Martin the influential Savant Institute Report titled: "Information Engineering", published in Nov 1981.
Clive is a distinguished member of the International Advisory Board of (Data Administration Management Association), with John Zachman.
Clive writes a monthly column, "The Enterprise" for magazine.