Grace Guinto



Privacy Compliance Manager

Grace is the national privacy lead and director with PwC Australia's Digital Trust practice, which aims to help clients maximise their growth potential, manage the risks and build confidence in their digital future. In this role, Grace advises clients on how to assess and build sustainable and repeatable privacy and data governance programs, respond to regulatory orders and build confidence amongst consumers and other stakeholders through their privacy and data governance efforts. Recognising that privacy is a cornerstone to trust in the digital economy, Grace has 15' years of professional experience in both Australia and the U.S. and works with organisations to increase their transparency with investors, regulators, business partners and customers to enhance trust and create competitive advantages through their privacy and data governance efforts. Prior to relocating back to Australia in 2013, Grace spent nine years with the PwC U.S. firm, where she was responsible for co-leading the strategic and operational direction of the Data Protection & Privacy practice within the western U.S. region. She worked collaboratively with technology and media companies in managing their risk and designing and implementing privacy and information security programs, which also included providing independent attestations for regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.  Grace holds the following industry-recognized credentials in the area of data protection and privacy: CIPP/US, CIPM and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and is an active member of the iappANZ chapter, ISACA Melbourne chapter and Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN).


Contributions by Grace Guinto

  • Preparing for and Executing CBPRs
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016