Amalia Barthel, CIPM, CIPT



Information Security and Privacy Specialist

Amalia is an Independent Privacy and GRC Advisor working with clients to support them in understanding IT, information security and privacy risks. 
She has started her career in IT prior to Y2K and evolved it into the realm of information security, privacy, audit, risk management, compliance and governance. 
Her industry expertise spans from pharma, financial, insurance and telecom industries through to various levels of government.  
Amalia has developed and delivered enterprise learning programs for project management, privacy and security for adult learners and is a frequent speaker at various conferences and symposiums.
Amalia is active on various boards, such as PMI Southern Ontario Chapter (past Director of the Board), the IAPP Canadian Advisory Board, Executive Director for the KnowledgeFlow Foundation and she is a collaborator of ISACA and the ISACA Toronto Chapter. 
Part of Amalia's mandate on these boards is to create and deliver educational programs for the community to support an ongoing understanding and awareness of cyber and privacy risks, in particular for youth and seniors.


Contributions by Amalia Barthel

  • The Value of Cooperation Between Information Security and Privacy
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2020
  • North by Northwest: Managing Privacy Across the Value Chain
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • Privacy Analysis of Canada’s New Cyber Security Strategy
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2017
  • Fear of Cloud Computing: The Facts vs Fiction
    Speaker at Toronto KnowledgeNet: November 23, 2016
  • Slow Progress Building Your Privacy Program? Leverage Top-Down Accountability
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2016
  • Data Breach Response: Practical Advice and a Game of Jeopardy!
    Speaker at Toronto KnowledgeNet: May 10, 2016