Vanessa Henri
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
BCL, Université du Québec à Montréal
LL.M., McGill University

Vanessa Henri is an academic and legal expert on data protection laws. She has worked on topics such as cyber-espionage, and her studies on the Dark Web were funded by the Quebec Bar Association, prior to publication in the Canadian Journal of Law and Technologies. She has published a variety of other data privacy-related materials and has contributed as a speaker to various conferences about data protection laws and cybersecurity-related liabilities.

Vanessa Henri is a lawyer at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, a global law firm. Professor Henri previously held the position of Data Protection Officer, overseeing internal compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation for the Hitachi Systems Security entities. Her responsibilities included designing a privacy program, auditing this program to ensure compliance, and ensuring that privacy design implementation at all stages. Professor Henri handles and oversees contractual documents and legal risks that relates to data protection, whether from a business development or customer service point of view. Her expertise in legal risks management is leveraged to provide customized professional opinion to a wide variety of organizations of all sizes, including from highly regulated and/or technical industries.

  • Certified Data Protection Officer
  • Quebec Bar Association