Top Data Privacy Expert Reveals The Secrets
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Top Data Privacy Expert Reveals The Secrets You Need To Enhance Your Data Privacy Career!

Tharishni Arumugam shares her top tips from 10 years of experience as a World Class Privacy Professional!

Tharishni explains why she gave up legal practice and dived into a career as a Data Privacy professional.

She shares the strategies that have really helped her to build a successful career and how you too can achieve the career you've always dreamed of.


  • Why you need to go beyond the academics
  • Why hiring managers hate people who quote articles
  • What qualities top organisations value most when it comes to hiring

And so much more…

Tharishni Arumugam is Global Privacy Operations Lead at Aon

Tharishni Arumugam is a privacy nerd who has worked in the privacy field for almost 10 years, beginning as a lawyer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during the early days of the enforcement of the Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act.

She left private legal practice to join Aon as it’s APAC Privacy lead, spending 4.5 years building a privacy team and practice in APAC that spanned the exciting and constantly evolving landscape of privacy and data protection laws in Asia-Pacific.

She is now based in London, United Kingdom and is part of Aon’s global privacy operations team, where her focus has been on the operational and governance portion of privacy compliance, as well as being the privacy advisory lead for Aon’s global data analytics and innovation services.

She has written internationally published articles on privacy, and has been a speaker at various privacy conferences, including the IAPP Global Privacy Summit, RSA-APJ and the Boston Bar Cybersecurity conference.

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