Katrina Destrée, CIPP/E


Dell Technologies

Privacy Center of Excellence - Team Lead, Strategy and Consulting

Katrina Destrée is a Director of Privacy at KUMA LLC, a US based consulting firm that provides a full range of advisory services to build and enhance security, privacy, and identity initiatives for public and private sector organizations. Katrina is based in San Diego, California. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Europe (CIPP/E). Katrina’s sector expertise is in telecoms and financial services in both the US and Europe. She advises a major financial institution in Silicon Valley on operationalizing privacy through Privacy Impact Assessments and is a member of the NIST GCTC Smart Security & Privacy, a key partner for GCTC’s annual Smart Secure Cities and Community Challenge.


Previously, Katrina lived in Brussels, Belgium for 18 years where she held management positions in regulatory affairs and sustainability, including as Director of Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement at Nokia and board member of the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative, responsible for sector-level sustainability communications with UN agencies, multilateral organizations, EU Institutions, and media outlets. When data protection and privacy became the leading issue facing the entire telecom sector from a sustainability point of view, she increased her focus on data privacy.


She holds a Master of Arts degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Boston and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She also continues her life-long passion in classical ballet. 


Contributions by Katrina Destrée

  • Member of Training Advisory Board 2020 - 2022