Fazilla Fernandes Almeida
Fazilla Almeida is the Compliance Officer – Privacy, Social Media and Information Risk supporting the Wealth Management and Capital Markets business in Canada at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). She is responsible for ensuring local oversight processes are aligned and consistent with the Enterprise Privacy and Information Risk Management strategy and to meet all business and regulatory requirements and expectations in relation to Privacy Risk Management and Social Media Compliance.
Fazilla holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a certified Law clerk thru the Institute of Law clerks of Ontario. Her prior experience includes working with RBC’s litigation law team and later with RBC’s Canadian Banking Compliance team where she primarily worked on regulatory investigations and requests from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC). An accomplishment to her credit was being part of the recent Financial Service Sales Practices regulatory review which included being part of evidence production, summary reports and onsite interviews.
Fazilla is currently pursuing the Certified Information Privacy Professional /Canada designation.