Samantha Buchler is manager: Governance, Risk & Regulatory: Risk Advisory Africa at Deloitte. She is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa as well as a certified information privacy manager with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Buchler’s legal and regulatory compliance work in the public and private sector over the last six years has included managing various regulatory and privacy law projects.
Her privacy expertise stems from completing numerous privacy and POPI projects, ranging from conducting privacy gap analyses against international best practice, to full privacy and POPI implementation in organisations across a range of industries. These include financial services, telecoms, retail and media.
As an admitted attorney and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) (IAPP), she all about business and the law and how they fit together – it’s dynamic and always challenging! Bucher is passionate about privacy law, compliance and corporate governance and believe that the fundamentals of compliance can make for a successful and world class organisation.