Jocelyn Aqua, CIPP/G



Principal, Cybersecurity and Privacy

Jocelyn Aqua is a Principal with PwC’s US Advisory Practice, based in Washington, DC, where she provides guidance to companies on the intersection of privacy, cybersecurity and regulatory risk. She is a former US government privacy official with over 20 years of public and private sector data privacy and cybersecurity experience, including 15 years with the Department of Justice, where she was responsible for assessing data systems and ensuring compliance with data privacy and cybersecurity requirements. Jocelyn also represented the Department in negotiations and consultations with the European Commission on cross-border data transfers, including the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the EU-US data protection privacy agreement for law enforcement exchanges of personal information. Previously, she was an attorney in private practice. Jocelyn currently advises global companies on implementing privacy and security requirements relevant to U.S. and EU data protection laws. She earned a JD from The George Washington University Law School, an MA from The George Washington University, a BA from Pennsylvania State University, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).


Contributions by Jocelyn Aqua

  • ERM 2.0: Driving Business Strategy & Operations in Alignment with Privacy
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 - Canceled
  • Data Protection by Design: From Zero to Hero
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • 'USDPR': Could It Happen Here?
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • USMCA’s Chapter 19: A Continental Privacy Regime
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • How Your Move to the Cloud Can Accelerate GDPR Readiness
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • GDPR Myth-Busting
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Designing Cyber Information Sharing with Privacy in Mind – Post CISA
    Speaker at Washington, DC KnowledgeNet: October 4, 2016