Bojana Bellamy is the President of Hunton & Williams LLP's Centre for Information Policy Leadership(CIPL) , a pre-eminent global information policy think tank located in Washington, DC and London. Bojana has more than 20 years of experience and deep knowledge of global data privacy and cybersecurity law, compliance and policy. She has a proven industry record in designing strategy, and building and managing data privacy compliance programs. Bojana works with corporate leaders on developing effective accountability-based governance programs and addressing other information policy challenges for organisations in managing and protecting personal data in today’s information age. The CIPL works with corporate members on projects including big data and analytics, cybersecurity, implementing accountability and compliance programmes, cross-border data transfers, interoperability of conflicting national legal requirements, changing role of corporate data privacy officers and government use of private-sector data.

Bojana was a Board member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals from 2008-2013, and was elected Chair from 2011-2012. She sits on the Advisory Board of the International Data Privacy Law Journal, participates in many industry groups, and is a regular speaker at international privacy and data security conferences.


From Defensive Privacy Compliance to Proactive Privacy Management

The proliferation of data privacy laws across the globe, transformation and globalisation of technology, and the rise of digital, data-based economy call for a new approach to data privacy regulation and compliance - one that is based not solely on legal norms, but on accountability of organisations collecting, using and sharing data. Accountable and responsible management of data and privacy is becoming an integral part of corporate governance, a business enabler and a competitive differentiator.

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