Senior Manager

Pippa Akem, CHPC, HCCA, CIPP/E

Risk Assurance & Advisory
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Meet Pippa

A senior manager in the Risk Assurance & Advisory Services group, Pippa has over 10 years of governance, risk and compliance experience in healthcare, technology and other sectors. Her expertise includes developing and implementing privacy and security programs, including policy governance; drafting privacy policy and controls in line with security and privacy frameworks (NIST, HIPAA, HITECH); and collaborations on vulnerability management and security awareness programs.

Prior to joining Armanino, she held privacy functions at Fortune 500 companies supporting General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation and the transition to California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance. Pippa holds the Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) designation and is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and CIPP/E certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

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Professional History


  • CBS Interactive

  • Microsoft

  • TridentUSA

  • City of Dallas


  • Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals


  • Stetson University

  • University of Central Florida

  • University of Southampton

Pippa's Thought Leadership
Blog articles
California's DOJ says July 1 enforcement of CCPA privacy standards will not be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 03, 2020
Blog articles
Employers need to balance employee privacy with ensuring the welfare of their workforce during a public health crisis. ...