Lauren Reid, CIPP/US, CIPM
Toronto KnowledgeNet Chair
Director, Compliance Solutions
Lauren Reid has published and presented in the areas of privacy governance, privacy assurance, privacy compliance and privacy issues in cloud computing. She is a member of the IAPP, Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) and the AICPA-CICA Joint Privacy Task Force. Prior to her current role as director of compliance solutions at Nymity, Reid was a senior manager, accountable for strategic privacy initiatives at BMO Financial Group, one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. For over six years she was a part of KPMG’s Global Privacy Centre of Excellence, leading the privacy advisory services initiative for Canada and advising clients across industries and sectors on privacy, information security and governance, risk and compliance. She worked in the U.S., Netherlands, U.K., and Canada, and has served as the global data protection manager for KPMG International.
Reid is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) as well as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (ISACA). She also holds an ISEB certification in Data Protection: UK Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts from the British Standards Institute.