APAC Head of Data Protection, Privacy and Security
Anna is a data and technology partner based in Hong Kong, and heads the Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity practice for Asia Pacific. Anna’s practice focuses on technology agreements and outsourcing transactions; privacy and data protection; cybersecurity and breach response; telecommunications and Internet regulatory issues.
She has been based in Hong Kong for nearly 20 years and has assisted clients with Hong Kong and China based projects, and has a wealth of experience in advising clients on high value technology transactions and outsourcing deals, and multi-jurisdictional projects, particularly focused on data management.
In addition, Anna is one of the leading data protection lawyers in Asia and has worked on some of the largest and most high profile cybersecurity breaches in Asia involving a variety of threats and threat actors. She has experience in dealing with regulators across multiple jurisdictions in terms of both notifications and investigations.
Anna is co-author to Internet Law in Hong Kong published by Sweet & Maxwell and is recognized in The Legal 500 and Chambers Asia as a leading individual for her experience in technology and data protection. In particular, she is described as someone who “is really able to bring her experience to bear and find pragmatic solutions” and is recognised for her experience across a number of industries, notably with travel, retail and luxury brands.
Anna is a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and holds the CIPT and CIPP/Asia certifications. She is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and Queensland, Australia.
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