Sasha Beharilal is currently the Compliance and Regulatory Manager at MWEB. She holds BCom law and LLB degrees; is an admitted attorney of the High Court in South Africa; has completed a short course with the University of Berkeley on Artificial Intelligence; and a Masters Degree in Leadership, focusing on managing cybersecurity as a business risk for SMEs.
Prior to joining MWEB, Sasha worked at 2U, Inc., a NASDAQ listed company, where she specialised in, and advised on multi-jurisdiction privacy and data protection laws, focusing on the CCPA, GDPR, and Privacy Shield; and at PPM Attorneys – a tech, media and telecommunications firm in Johannesburg where she gained considerable experience in the regulatory side of broadcasting and telecommunications.
Notably, Sasha was involved in the spectrum case between ICASA & the Minister of Telecommunications, representing ICASA alongside Mr Lucien Pierce and Advocate Wim Trengrove SC.
Sasha is passionate about privacy and digital technologies. She is the chairperson of IAPP Cape Town (2019-2020), and has assisted many organizations on their privacy and data protection practices.
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