Tharishni Arumugam, CIPP/A



Global Privacy Operations Lead

Tharishni Arumugam is the Regional Privacy Counsel for Asia-Pacific at Aon, where she oversees data privacy issues across all of the Aon Group’s business lines within the region, as well as coordinating privacy issues for Aon’s Global Innovation Centre. Currently based in Singapore, she is a qualified lawyer specialising in all aspects of privacy including interpretation and application of law and regulation, drafting guidance and policies, incorporating codes of practice into businesses, conducting data privacy audits, advising on data handling and security, sensitive data issues, drafting guidance on marketing rules, dealing with individual’s rights such as access to data and data incident response and breach management.
She has written internationally-published articles and conducted workshops and seminars on issues relating to data privacy laws in the region, and regularly speaks at privacy events across the APAC region.


Contributions by Tharishni Arumugam

  • Privacy Governance in 2019: A Report on Leading Practices
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • APAC Privacy: Five Things You Should Know About Privacy’s Most Diverse Region
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Doing Business in Asia: Hot-Button Issues in Data Protection
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2018
  • Journey to the East: A Primer on Asia’s Data Protection and Privacy Developments
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Navigating the Intricacies of Data Innovation Across Asia
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2017
  • Privacy Issues for Financial Institutions
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016
  • Member of Asia Advisory Board 2016 - 2019