Maria Koslunova, CIPP/C, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP



Manager, Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice

Maria is a Manager in the Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice in PwC Canada. She uses her privacy expertise to deliver value to clients by providing strategic privacy solutions and innovative approaches to data protection.

Maria has played an integral role in privacy and cybersecurity consultancy and audit fieldworks for clients in the telecommunications, retail, financial services, information technology and public sector. Her expertise in legislative policy and industry good practice helped her develop multiple global compliance frameworks.

Maria’s experience in privacy protection also comes from working at Nymity Inc. as a Privacy Legal Researcher. During her tenure, Maria contributed to Nymity’s proprietary research knowledge database, analyzed global privacy and data protection developments and provided clients with daily privacy compliance reports.

Maria has also been actively involved with the international Association of Privacy Professionals as a contributing editor of the Canadian Privacy, third edition textbook as well as through her continuing volunteering efforts as a Canadian Advisory Board member and prior contribution to the Publications Advisory Board.


Contributions by Maria Koslunova

  • Member of Canadian Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
  • Meet Santa’s CPO, Privacy Claus!
    Speaker at Virtual Waterloo and Ottawa KnowledgeNet: December 21, 2020
  • Managing Your Blind Spots: Addressing Privacy and Security in Vendor Management
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • Member of Canadian Advisory Board 2019 - 2020
  • Getting Started with Privacy in Canada
  • White Paper – Getting Started with Privacy in Canada
  • Privacy, Security and Big Data: What Companies and Government Institutions Need to Know
    Speaker at Toronto KnowledgeNet: September 26, 2017