Della Shea

Chief Data Governance Officer & CPO @ Symcor

Della is responsible for leading the organization’s data governance and data management programs as well as being responsible for regulatory compliance. Prior to this role, she was appointed to lead Symcor’s new product development function as a key element of transforming Symcor into a data services company. Under Della’s leadership, Symcor was recognized internationally in 2010 with the Privacy Innovation Award presented by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In 2013 she was selected as Canada’s Information Security Executive of the year by Technology Executive Network. Prior to joining Symcor, Della was the Director of Privacy and Information Risk for the Royal Bank of Canada. Her work has been featured in numerous publications and she holds several privacy and security designations. Della has a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University. Della is an international board member of the Information Accountability Foundation, an advisory board member of the Conference Board Council of Chief Analytics Officers and well as the Council Chief Privacy Officers. She is a former advisory board member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (Canada).

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