General Counsel & Global Director Compliance

Mercy Mutindi

General Counsel & Global Director Compliance at Wasoko


Mercy Mutindi is a highly accomplished Legal Counsel and Global Data Protection Officer with over 12 years of experience in the field of legal, compliance, public policy, government relations, operations and data protection and privacy. Mutindi has helped companies globally achieve compliance with data protection laws across East, West and Southern Africa, the US, EU, India and China. Over the span of her career, she has served as Global Data Protection Officer and advisor for leading multinational and local companies. Her leadership and expertise have been instrumental in helping companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of data protection regulations, while maintaining the trust and confidence of their customers.


Mutindi holds several certifications, including the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and Certified Data protection Supervisor (CDPS) and is undertaking an LLM in Law, Science and Technology.


Mutindi is an author with published books and articles, recognized as a thought leader in the field of data protection and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events globally, She has also facilitated industry specific training in support of Data Protection Supervisory Authority Initiatives. She is also actively involved in several industry associations and serves as an Advisory Board Member for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the Association of Data Protection professionals in Africa (ADPP), the Kenya Privacy Professionals Association (KPPA) and the Data Governance & Privacy Society of Kenya (DGPSK) among others.


Contributions by MERCY MUTINDI MUEMA

  • Member of Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board 2023 - 2024