SHARON POLSKY MAPP is President of AMINAcorp.ca, President of the Privacy and Access Council of Canada, and a Privacy by Design Ambassador with more than 30 years’ experience advising corporations and governments, as well as Parliamentary, Senate and legislative committees about privacy and access matters, and about the unintended consequences of emerging laws, technologies and global trends.
Sharon is an experienced presenter and her insights are frequently sought by conference organizers around the globe. As the lead spokesperson for the PACC, she regularly appears in the national media and on TV.
Sharon has advised the National Cybersecurity Consortium, is a member of the National Privacy & Access Certification Committee and Accreditation Advisory Board, and of several Digital Governance Standards committees.
She served as an Executive Member of the Canadian Bar Association Alberta Privacy and Access Law Section, and on the Board of the Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association; on the National Advisory Committee for the University of Alberta IAPP Program, the Advisory Board of the Canadian Institute for Information and Privacy Studies, and the Health Information Management Program Advisory Committee.
Sharon was a Women of Influence Award finalist 2010; appointed as a Privacy by Design Ambassador 2011; nominated to receive the Grace Pepin Award 2011 and the Robert C. Clark Award 2017.