Grace Buckler, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPM, CRISC, CISA, CISSP, PMP, FIP
Grace Buckler is the Founder & CEO of THE PRIVACY ADVOCATE, a Washington DC-based global privacy consulting firm with an exclusive practice of advising, planning, defining and implementing information privacy, data protection programs, and data security strategies for its clients.
Grace has supported leading global Fortune 500 companies, the United States Secret Service (USSS), the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and numerous U.S. Department of Defense agencies, among others.
Grace is an award-winning strategist. She is also a privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity expert who is not afraid of creating new paths where none exist. An industry thought leader and an ardent global speaker, Grace is also a contributor to numerous publications, is a faculty member and a former Certification Advisory Board vice chair of the world’s largest privacy community, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
In April 2018, IAPP designated Grace “Fellow of Information Privacy”. She maintains a commitment to assist organizations of all sizes with navigating the complexities of privacy requirements, achieving profitability, and sustaining customer trust. When she is not protecting privacy rights she’s engaged in other global community efforts.