Samita Patel, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT

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Alvarez & Marsal

Director, Privacy & Data Compliance

Samita is a Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Privacy & Data Compliance practice. She is experienced in developing scalable privacy programs and solutions tailored to the risk profile, privacy maturity and complexity of organizations. Samita has significant expertise in working with clients and industry vendors to operationalise key privacy requirements and processes including data flow mapping, and advising on end-to-end solutions around manging international data transfers. Samita has designed and led several multi-year international privacy change programs and engagements across a range of sectors including technology, media and entertainment, publishing, education, logistics, asset management, life sciences, retail and insurance.



Samita earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with Management, at King’s College London and completed a postgraduate Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP Law School, London. Samita is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) with the CIPM (Privacy Manager), CIPT (Privacy Technologist), and CIPP/Europe designations.