Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda

Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda

Alex White is currently the privacy commissioner for Bermuda. Prior to this, Alex was deputy chief privacy officer for the U.S. State of South Carolina, where he served as a state subject-matter expert on privacy. His office supported privacy compliance and best practices for over 70 state agencies and entities. 

Alex is an attorney licensed in Illinois and the District of Columbia and an internationally-experienced speaker on privacy topics. He serves as a member of the IAPP's Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board as well as their Professional Privacy Faculty for certification training. On January 10, 2017, he was appointed by former Secretary Jeh Johnson to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DPIAC).

Prior to joining the State of South Carolina, Alex worked in the insurance industry in emerging issues, enterprise risk management, regulatory compliance, government affairs, and product development, including drafting and review of cyber liability forms. In addition to his IAPP certifications, he holds a variety of privacy, legal, cybersecurity, and risk management qualifications and is a two-time graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned a bachelor's degree in history and a Juris Doctor.


Contributions by Alexander White

  • Building an Effective Data Protection Regulatory Regime
    Speaker at Virtual Caribbean KnowledgeNet: August 11, 2021
  • How Cybersecurity Supports Privacy
    Speaker at Virtual Bermuda KnowledgeNet: 21 October 2020
  • Incident Response Best Practices Roundtable Discussion
    Speaker at Columbia KnowledgeNet: December 6, 2018
  • Move Over, GDPR—The Newest Regulation is the “Insurance Data Security Law”
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Privacy in Public Records: How Government Entities Walk the Line
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • A New Home for Your Blended Family: Adding Privacy to Security Incident Response
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • Federal and Beyond: Government Privacy from Every Angle
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Insurance Data Security Model Law released for comment
    Privacy Tracker
  • New Cybersecurity Regulatory Guidance for the Insurance Industry
    Privacy Tracker