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Della Shea

VP Privacy & Data Governance, Chief Privacy Officer

Della Shea is the Chief Data Governance and Privacy Officer for Symcor Inc. She is a recognized authority on privacy, digital ethics and data operations and is responsible for leading Symcor’s data governance, data management, privacy and digital ethics functions. Under Della’s leadership, Symcor received the Privacy Innovation Award presented by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In 2013 she was named Canada's Information Security Executive of the year and in 2019, appeared before the House of Commons as an expert witness on “Privacy of Digital Government Services”. Prior to joining Symcor, she was the Director of Privacy and Information Risk for the Royal Bank of Canada where she provided strategic direction that helped launch many of the Bank’s first digital initiatives. She serves on several academic and industry boards and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University)/Schulich School of Business (York University) and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University. She appreciates Arts and Culture and enjoys painting in her spare time.


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