Noriswadi Ismail, CIPP/A



Senior Manager, Data Protection and Privacy

Noris is global data protection and privacy specialist in Ernst & Young UK & Ireland’s Cyber Security, Privacy & Resilience Advisory practice. He is one of the IAPP inaugural Asia Advisory Board members. He has 16 years of global compliance, risk management, governance and data protection in-house and consulting experience. Privacy by Design Ambassador and holds the UK PDP Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection. Author of 2 data protection books; Beyond Data Protection, Strategic Case Studies and Practical Guidance (Springer, 2013) and Understanding Personal Data Protection Law (LexisNexis 2013). Clocked more than 200 hours of global data protection training, coaching and workshops across Asia, Europe and the USA. In November 2014-February 2015, Noris was the US Fulbright Professional Exchange Programme Fellow in Fordham Law School, Fordham University, New York and George Washington Law School, George Washington University, Washington D.C. He completed his research consulting project on ‘Freedom of Information and Privacy Laws in the USA with specific reference to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ legislative and policy landscape’. Noris holds LLB (Hons) from the International Islamic University Malaysia and LLM in Information Technology & Telecommunications Laws from Strathclyde Law School, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow as a British Chevening Scholar.


Contributions by Noriswadi Ismail

  • Globalising GDPR in Asia
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2017
  • Survey of Data Localisation Laws: Overview and Solutions for Global Compliance
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2016
  • Legislative Challenges of the Malaysian and Singaporean Personal Data Protection
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2014
  • Global Privacy Update
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2014
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Congress 2012