Trained as a privacy lawyer, Horia possesses extensive knowledge on privacy governance, compliance, and leading practices. With her experience, she has helped organizations establish and transform their privacy practice through supporting them on privacy risk management, breach notifications, vendor assessment, and privacy gap analysis. She has guided organizations in embedding privacy by design in their systems and leveraging privacy for their business growth.
Throughout her practice, which included running a privacy law firm, Horia has helped SMEs in various industries including technology, non-governmental organizations, and financial services, in understanding the Canadian privacy regime and how they can operate within other privacy jurisdictions. She has worked with organizations in designing and implementing systems and controls based on various standards and regulations, such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).
Horia has presented seminars on a variety of privacy topics and has co-founded privacy initiatives to enhance public knowledge on the matter.