Pamela Garay, CIPP/US



AVP, International Privacy Officer

Pamela Garay is Assistant Vice President and International Privacy Officer at Assurant, Inc., a leading provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia/Pacific, where she leads Assurant’s data privacy program across its international business units and serves as an expert on global privacy and technology issues. Pamela has been recognized as an emerging leader, and is one of a select group of high performers nominated to attend the company’s 2016 global leadership program. Prior to joining Assurant, she was the Global Privacy Director for Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific. Her previous roles have included data protection leader and advisor, during which she developed expertise in global privacy and data protection program management, policy development, audit, IT security, disaster recovery, marketing and emerging technology. She has been a volunteer KnowledgeNet Co-chair since 2013, and spearheaded the first Women Leading Privacy events for the Atlanta privacy community. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and retired Project Management Professional (PMP). Pamela has a master’s degree from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California Berkeley. She currently resides in Georgia.


Contributions by Pamela Garay

  • Data Security for Law Firms
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Data Breach Response: Tips from the Trenches
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • GDPR: A Deeper Dive into Profiling & the Article 29 Working Party’s Latest Guidance
    Speaker at Atlanta KnowledgeNet: February 23, 2017
  • Big Data Governance—Advising the Marketing and Development Teams
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • Member of Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board 2015 - 2017