Nitin Dhavate

Country Head for Data Privacy – India, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Novartis

Nitin is a privacy and information security professional with a focus on planning, implementing and maintaining privacy programs to support business growth while managing privacy risk. He has defined processes for personal data and privacy governance and managed initiatives for operational privacy, privacy compliance for new country / subsidiary, security controls, privacy training, PETs and privacy by design for products.

Nitin has managed delivery of large programs in client facing roles and managed consulting engagements in Privacy, Security and Technology.
He is a certified FIP, CIPP(E), CIPM, CISSP, CISM.

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