Luk Arbuckle


Privacy Analytics

Chief Methodologist

Luk Arbuckle is Chief Methodologist at Privacy Analytics, providing strategic leadership in how to responsibly share data. Luk was previously Director of Technology Analysis at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada leading a highly skilled team that conducted privacy research and assisted in investigations when there was a technology component involved.  
Before joining the OPC he worked on developing de-identification methods and re-identification risk measurement tools, participated in the development and evaluation of secure computation protocols, and led a top-notch research and consulting team that developed and delivered data anonymization solutions.
He is co-author of the O’Reilly book Anonymizing Health Data, as well as a numerous papers and guidance documents. Previously Luk did graduate and industry research in the area of digital image processing and analysis, and in the area of applied statistics. He has been awarded numerous scholarships and bursaries, including a Canada Graduate Scholarship doctoral award.


Contributions by Luk Arbuckle

  • CANON at One Year — De-identification in Practice
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2020
  • Choose Your Own CANON! Building an Anonymization Code of Practice
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • Privacy by Design and Emerging Tech: A Match Made in Heaven? Or Hell?
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • Using Big Data Responsibly: Governance, De-Identification and Re-Identification
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2017
  • Privacy by Design: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Disruptive Technology
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2016
  • Disclosure Risk: A De-Identification Workshop
    Speaker at Ottawa KnowledgeNet: April 18, 2016
  • EU GDPR 101 & Effective De-Identification
    Speaker at Ottawa, Ontario KnowledgeNet: November 24, 2015