Ross Saunders

Member Since 2022

Ross Saunders

PrivSec Director

Bamboo Data Consulting

Toronto, Canada Area

Ross Saunders is the PrivSec Director at Bamboo Data Consulting, a niche consultancy servicing the intersection of Governance, Privacy, and Security. Ross is a global privacy, defensive security, and infrastructure specialist working within numerous industries to implement privacy programs and technical infrastructure controls. With a background in IT infrastructure security, software development, and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Ross is able to assist in a wide range of disciplines surrounding compliance, security, and privacy. He regularly assists companies with advisory, awareness campaigns, and practical implementations of privacy and security programs. Over the years, Ross has served on numerous InfoSec committees and has regularly appeared in the media in South Africa and Canada regarding privacy and security challenges that businesses often face. Ross holds a master’s degree in the Management of Technology and Innovation, and holds designations and certifications in privacy legislation (CIPP/E), ethical hacking, and paralegal practice. Ross is a past president of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa, and is a professional member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.


  • Information Security
  • Information Technology
  • Legal


December 1st, 2022

Tone From The Top: How Top-Down Inspires Bottom-Up In PrivSec

When it comes to top-down and bottom-up, one supports the other; however, the balance of power almost always sits with the executive.

October 7th, 2022

How Leaders Can Actively Support Employee Development

Offering resources and opportunities for employees to further develop skills helps ensure the creation of a supportive workplace. 

August 29th, 2022

Privacy Debt: The Hidden Scalability Killer

Privacy debt most often takes the form of missing policies, insufficient procedures, a lack of awareness in the organization and, ultimately, a lack of visibility into the personal information processed by a company.


Bamboo Data Consulting

Bamboo Data Consulting is a niche consulting firm specializing in privacy, security, data strategy and a range of cutting-edge technology ethics work. Bamboo was founded to help businesses meet their strategic goals by using data in a responsible and ethical way. At Bamboo, we strive to enable scalability, innovation, and cost-reduction by bringing expertise to privacy and security solutions that make practical sense and can be applied in a meaningful way at the foundational level.


  • Privacy
  • Cyber Security
  • Risk Management