David N. Alfred

Director, Corporate & Finance

Co-Head, Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice

Co-Head and Programme Director, Drew Data Protection & Cybersecurity Academy

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Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore
  • LLM in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, National University of Singapore
  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore
  • Solicitor, England and Wales (non-practising)
  • Fellow of Information Privacy, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional / Asia (CIPP/A)
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
  • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)

David is a senior data protection, cybersecurity and technology lawyer with over 20 years’ experience advising on a broad range of matters relating to digital technology, telecommunications and the Internet. He has significant experience advising on data protection, public policy, legislation, regulatory enforcement and international relations. His experience includes working in General Counsel or equivalent positions for over 10 years’ and he is familiar with corporate governance, legal risk management and development and management of the in-house legal function.

David’s experience in data protection and cybersecurity includes advising on numerous cases under Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) including several which relate to data breaches, information security and protection of personal data. He has also advised on various compliance, policy and cross-border issues relating to data protection.

  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Cybersecurity and Data Protection Committee, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals