Brendan Pat

Associate General Counsel, Privacy – Asia Pacific, McKinsey & Company

Brendan is currently in the position of Associate General Counsel, Privacy - APAC for McKinsey & Company, in an internal facing role. A New Zealand and Australian qualified lawyer, Brendan has extensive working experience across the Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Europe having worked in a number of in-house legal roles and has developed key experience in the fields of technology and data privacy law. Brendan has developed, structured and lead privacy programs globally and at regional level, which gives him a broad and unique perspective on legal and data privacy regulatory developments.

My Sessions

Privacy Law Developments in the APAC Region (Sponsored by Dathena)

APAC region has had several developments of new laws and regulation updates creating a complexity of privacy challenges for privacy professionals.It has also been reported that an increasing number of attacks meaning an increase in data breaches. This session looks at the current state of privacy in the APAC region, challenges one year on from covid and what organisations should be focusing on in 2021.

  • Francis Euston R. Acero, Deputy Data Privacy Officer – Data Privacy, MERALCO Manila Electric Company
  • Nitin Dhavate, Country Head for Data Privacy – India, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Brendan Pat, Associate General Counsel, Privacy – Asia Pacific, McKinsey & Company