Elaine CHONG

Elaine CHONG is the General Counsel-Hong Kong of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited. She leads the company’s legal team and is responsible for the company’s legal work, its intellectual property portfolio, government affairs and compliance work. Since becoming the General Counsel in March 2002, Elaine renewed the CLP Power personal data protection compliance system. In her data privacy leadership role as the Corporate Data Protection Officer, she provides functional oversight on Privacy by Design, data impact assessments, data management, outsourcing, incident management as well as training and cultural change. Elaine holds an MA degree in law from the University of Cambridge. She qualified as a Hong Kong solicitor and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.


Reaching a Win-Win Solution

Central to CLP’s success has been our firm commitment to a set of business principles and ethics that help drive our company forward. From a business practitioner perspective, Elaine will share her win-win strategy for building an accountability framework for data protection and how to effectively implement a privacy management programme. She will also focus on the importance of setting the right values and fostering the “beyond compliance culture” within the organisation, the need to establish two-way conversations with the front-line and leveraging on technology tools for cyber security and data loss prevention.