Ahmore Burger-Smidt

Director, Head of Data Privacy practice at Werksmans Advisory Services

Ahmore Burger-Smidt is renowned in her field for her deep experience, working as a Director across a number of practice areas – Africa; Business Crimes & Investigations; Competition; Construction & Engineering; Healthcare & Life Sciences; Media & Communications; and Technology. She extensively advises local and international clients on all aspects of regulatory compliance. She regularly undertakes compliance audits and oversees the implementation of compliance programmes including policy formulation and rollout, she is also the principle driver of the Werksmans risk assessment and e Learning tools as well as the co leader of the Werksmans Dawn Raid Team. She has acted as advisor for several major telecommunications clients and has extensive regulatory expertise in compliance with numerous pieces of legislation.

A Director at Werksmans since 2011, she became a member of the International Association of Data Privacy Professionals in 2017. Amongst her numerous publications and editorial contributions, she most recently co-authored a textbook on the Protection of Personal Information Act by LexisNexis. Ahmore is the Head of the Data Privacy practice group.


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