Onur Korucu



VP of Consulting Cyber Security and Data Protection

Onur Korucu has started and continued her professional life in multinational professional services companies such as KPMG Turkey, PwC and Grant Thornton UK&Ireland. She had the opportunity to work as a part of senior management and experienced consultant in different geographies of the world. She started working as a GRC, Cyber Security and Data Protection senior manager within Avanade UK & Ireland last year; Avanade is a Microsoft and Accenture joint venture global company. And also she got her new title, VP of Consulting Cyber Security and Data Protection.

She is an information security, compliance, and privacy professional focused on emerging technologies from information security and data protection topics. On top of her technical engineering degree and M.Sc degree, she obtained her LL.M in Information and Technology Law. She also completed a Business Analytics executive education program at the University of Cambridge.

She published a book about risk-based global approaches to improve data protection. She has also been publishing articles in prestigious magazines such as Harvard Business Review and Tomorrow Magazine around trending technology, cyber security and data privacy trends. She was one of the lecturers for the Cyber Security Masters programme at Sabanci University Istanbul. She has experience speaking at ISACA Europe and ISACA Asia, IAPP and GRC World Forum etc. conferences. She is a Women in Tech world ambassador and was nominated for the GRC Role Model of the Year 2022 and Cyber Women of the Year 2022 awards. She has CISM, CDPSE, CRISC, ITIL-F, and ISO 27001 LA certifications.


Contributions by Onur Korucu

  • Bulutta Verilerin Korunması ve Gizlilik
    Speaker at Virtual Istanbul KnowledgeNet: January 30, 2023
  • Hukuki ve Teknik Açıdan Yeni Çerez Taslağı
    Speaker at Virtual Istanbul KnowledgeNet: 10 February 2022