Hilary Wandall

SVP Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel
TrustArc Inc.

Hilary Wandall is SVP Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel of TrustArc Inc.  She leads the design and development of the company’s knowledge and intelligence technology products, frameworks, and assurance programs, and its own privacy and data governance program.  She manages TrustArc Legal, Policy, Partnerships, and the PI Product, Research, and Development teams.  She also serves as Corporate Secretary of TrustArc.

Ms. Wandall joined TrustArc in 2016 after 22 years at the global pharmaceutical company, Merck, where she most recently was AVP, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer.  Ms. Wandall led the global privacy program at Merck since 2004 and the global compliance program for the Merck Animal Health business since 2013.  During her tenure at Merck, Ms. Wandall also held positions as corporate attorney, marketing promotion manager and biomedical research scientist on molecular mechanisms of HIV and cancer.

Ms. Wandall has been involved in various organizations across the privacy and legal communities, including the Executive Committee of the IAPP Board of Directors and 2016 IAPP Board Chairman, Chair of the Board of the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium, member of the OECD Privacy Experts Working Group, Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the International Accountability Foundation, Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum, Steering Committee of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership, and the Advisory Board of the Temple Law Center for Compliance and Ethics.  She also serves on the Board of Trustees of her undergraduate alma mater, Moravian College.

Ms. Wandall received her law degree and MBA from Temple University, Master of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania, and Bachelor of Science in Biology from Moravian College. She holds the CIPP/US, CIPP/E and CIPM certifications.  She is also an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy and an Agile Certified Product Manager Product Owner.  She is admitted to practice law in the States of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  She resides with her family in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA.


29 Sep 2020

10:25 — 11:00

Main Stage

Panel Discussion


Codes of Conduct – The Solution for third country data transfer

  • Barbara Cosgrove, Vice President & Chief Privacy Officer, Workday
  • Nathaly Rey, Head of Data Protection, Public Policy & Government Relations EMEA, Google Cloud
  • David Stevens, Chairman, Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA)
  • Hilary Wandall, SVP Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel, TrustArc Inc.
  • Jörn Wittmann, Managing Director, Self and Co-Regulation for an Optimized Policy Environment in Europe