Susan Bennett is Principal of Sibenco Legal & Advisory and Founder and Executive Director of InfoGovANZ.
Recognised for her global thought leadership in information governance, Susan has deep commercial and litigation expertise and works with cross-functional and multi-disciplinary teams in the digital transformation agenda to add value and deliver outcomes to client projects. Susan’s focus on driving best practice holistic governance solutions aligning data, information, privacy and records with technology and regulatory compliance to achieve organisational goals, led her to found InfoGovANZ in 2016. The mission of InfoGovANZ is to break down the information silos among professionals to enable more connected thinking and innovation for information governance best practice and help drive more holistic solutions, particularly for data privacy and cybersecurity.
Susan holds a Master of Laws and a Master of Business Administration, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe (CIPP/E). Susan is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Sydney, Law School and a PhD Candidate. Her thesis topic is – Privacy and Data Protection: the role of meta-regulation and information governance. Susan is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA), a member of the Asian Privacy Scholars Network (APSN).