KPMG in South Africa
Ashleigh van Kerckhoven is a privacy specialist in KPMG’s Information Protection and Business Resilience team.
Ashleigh has information technology risk consulting experience in a range of industries, including: financial services, telecommunications, consumer goods, and technology.
Ashleigh is highly skilled in the areas of information privacy, information governance, information risk, and information technology compliance; drawing on her background in both information technology and law in advising her clients. Ashleigh has assessed a number of clients in assessing their privacy programmes in respect of maturity, compliance, and risk.
Ashleigh has spoken on the topic of data protection and privacy at a number of conferences throughout South Africa, where she has provided insight and practical suggestions as to how organisations can approach information protection and privacy concerns.
Ashleigh has a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Information Systems, Law, and Psychology and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law from the University of the Witswatersrand. She is also has a number of privacy certifications through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Ashleigh is currently a Co-Chair for the IAPP’s Johannesburg KnowledgeNet Chapter.
BCOM (Information Systems, Law, Psychology)
Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT, previously CIPP/IT)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Cyber Law Certificate
Co-Chair for the IAPP’s Johannesburg KnowledgeNet Chapter