Sharon Bauer

Senior Manager

Sharon is a Senior Manager in the Privacy, Regulatory and Information Management practice at KPMG Canada.

Sharon helps organizations understand their governance structure, organizational & compliance risks, and privacy risk posture. She also builds strategic plans to support large-scale digital transformation projects and helps organizations optimize their business solutions to ensure alignment with regulatory expectations, industry standards and best practices.

Sharon also advises her clients with data breach investigations, remediates compliance orders and builds corporate compliance programs.

Sharon manages the Privacy by Design Certification Program at KPMG. In conducting Privacy by Design Assessments for the purpose of obtaining a Privacy by Design Certification by an certifying body, Sharon reviews organizations’ products or services against the 7 Foundational Principles of Privacy by Design, global privacy legislations, standards and best practices.

Sharon is a lawyer by training and is often sought out as a speaker on topics of risk management, digital privacy and innovation.