Nirvana Farhadi to speak at Data Protection World Forum

The inaugural Data Protection World Forum features keynote talks conducted by experts in the world of data security, to unite organisation’s data regulation worries under one roof.

Financial regulation specialist, Nirvana Farhadi, now joins the roster of leading speakers at the two-day conference, which takes place at London’s Excel arena on 20th and 21st November.

Global Head of Risk and Regulatory Compliance Affairs at Hitachi, Nirvana will be speaking on RegTech and the Nexus with Data Protection at the conference’s Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Seminar sponsored by Dataguise.

An influential voice in financial regulation

Nirvana is the business owner and strategic leader for Hitachi’s Financial Services RegTech business. As a thought-leader and industry pioneer, she is an expert across global compliance operations and financial services sectors, global regulations and jurisdictions.

As the former Head of Regulatory Reporting at KPMG, Nirvana has led the business practice and development for Regulatory Transaction Reporting. She has over 19 years’ experience at senior level in financial services, and was appointed as lead expert to a European Regulatory Body on the MiFID II/MiFIR Transaction Reporting Technical Standards and Instrument Reference Data Standard, as well as writing the approach for their consultation paper.

Nirvana has advised firms on dealing with the potential effects of Brexit on their business, and has been heavily involved with key market participants across Europe and the US on regulatory compliance, operations and reporting matters.

Join the debate

Besides her keynote talk, Nirvana will also discuss the future of RegTech with a panel of industry experts at the GRC Seminar sponsored by Dataguise. Delegates will be able to have their own issues addressed by our panel in a Q&A following the debate.

Coming to London’s Excel on 20th and 21st November, this industry-leading event unites all data concerns under one roof. The voices that matter will be offering analysis, guidance and insight into cultures and practices that make or break business in the digital era.

For more information on the event, visit the website.


The inaugural Data Protection World Forum (DPWF) will be held on November 20th & 21st 2018 at the ExCeL London which will provide a broader focus across the data protection and privacy space amidst the progressive tightening of global data protection laws.

Ahead of the end of year event, DPWF has launched a series of intensive workshops.

Further information on the DPWF and workshop details are available at: https://www.dataprotectionworldforum.com/