Merel Schwaanhuyser, CIPP/A, CIPP/E



Senior Compliance and Ethics Counsel, Global Data Privacy

Merel currently works as Compliance & Ethics Counsel (Data Privacy) at Accenture in Singapore. Merel supports the global data privacy program, with responsibility for ensuring Accenture's enterprise compliance with data privacy requirements in the APAC region. Merel received her LL.M from the University of Amsterdam and has worked in private practice and has been in-house in the oil & gas, education and commercial sector with a specific focus on data privacy and employment law matters. Her past roles have given her significant experience as a data privacy professional focusing on HR data, health data, international data transfers, binding corporate rules, training and subject access requests. Merel and her family moved to Singapore in 2012. Merel is a Certified Information Privacy Professional with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.


Contributions by Merel Schwaanhuyser

  • What the GDPR Means for Asia
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016
  • Benchmarking Your Privacy Programme
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2015 - Singapore