beBee background
Collette Akwana

Collette Akwana

Lead Partner - Data Protection Department
Westlands, Nairobi Area


About Collette Akwana:

I am a Partner in the firm of CMS Daly Inamdar Advocates LLP leading the firm’s data protection practice area group. Having been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 2010, my practice includes domestic and regional representation of parties before different courts, tribunals, and other forums.

Presently, as a practicing privacy professional (CIPP/E), certified with the International Association of Privacy Professionals [iapp]; I advise clients on matters data protection ranging from due diligence audits, policy drafting and compliance to breach preparedness and response among other areas of data privacy.

I am also a certified professional mediator, accredited by the Kenyan judiciary.  



  1. Kenyan Data Protection Act [DPA] Compliance Audits 
    • Conducting assessments of data processing activities, processes, procedures and protocols 
  2. Regulatory Advice
    • Advising on the statutory obligations under the DPA 
    • Advising on the application of the DPA to multinational organizations 
    • Providing guidance on data protection impact assessments 
    • Advising on the transfer of personal data outside of Kenya
  3. Documentation Review 
    • Developing data protection policies, procedures and notices to regulate data processing activities
    • Reviewing and analyzing existing data protection procedures, policies and notices 
    • Drafting and reviewing data protection contractual clauses 
    • Reviewing contracts with third parties, controllers, and processors for data protection risks
  4. Regulatory Filings 
    • Assist with and/or complete the registrations and notifications required under the DPA
  5. Data Breach Notification Support
    • Advising on data breach incidents and mitigation techniques 
  6. Data Breach Notification Support
    • Advising on data breach incidents and mitigation techniques 


Certification as Privacy Professional [CIPP/E] from the International Association of Privacy Professionals commenced in June 2021 and completed in May 2022.

Professionals who compete with Collette

Professionals in the same Legal sector as Collette Akwana

Professionals from different sectors near Westlands, Nairobi Area

Jobs near Westlands, Nairobi Area

  • M-Gas

    Continual Service Improvement Analyst at M-Gas

    Found in: beBee S2 KE - 1 day ago

    M-Gas Nairobi, Kenya Full time

    M-Gas is using technology to transform lives by providing clean cooking gas to all Kenyans 24 hrs, 7 days a week. · We give you our cylinder filled with gas, a smart meter, a gas cooker and a key card ...

  • iPay Africa

    Accounts Assistant at iPay Africa

    Found in: beBee S2 KE - 18 hours ago

    iPay Africa Nairobi, Kenya Full time

    iPay is an innovative payments processing solution and payment gateway for Africa. iPay is an easy-to-use payments processing system that incorporates VISA, Mastercard, M-PESA, Airtel Money & eLipa wa ...

  • beBee Professionals

    Data entry

    2 months ago

    Direct apply

    beBee Professionals Nairobi, Kenya Administrative & Secretarial Freelance KSh30,000 - KSh40,000 per month

    A private international organization (NGO) in partnership with the government has created new vacancies for graduates and undergraduates within Nairobi. Our company deals with Worldwide Business Inven ...