Tharishni Arumugam Regional Privacy Counsel
Aon Asia Pacific

Tharishni Arumugam is the Regional Privacy Counsel for Asia-Pacific at Aon, where she oversees data privacy issues across all of the Aon Group’s business lines within the region, as well as coordinating privacy issues for Aon’s Global Innovation Centre. Currently based in Singapore, she is a qualified lawyer specialising in all aspects of privacy including interpretation and application of law and regulation, drafting guidance and policies, incorporating codes of practice into businesses, conducting data privacy audits, advising on data handling and security, sensitive data issues, drafting guidance on marketing rules, dealing with individual’s rights such as access to data and data incident response and breach management.

She has written internationally-published articles and conducted workshops and seminars on issues relating to data privacy laws in the region, and regularly speaks at privacy events across the APAC region. She is currently on the Asia Advisory board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”).