PwC Hires Jocelyn Aqua, Set to Focus on Cybersecurity, Privacy Strategy (MESA)

Jocelyn Aqua has joins PwC from the Department of Justice as a principal based in Washington, DC. She joins PwC’s technology, information, communications, media and entertainment (TICE) industry practice focused on risk and regulatory issues, and will be focused on advising PwC’s clients on cybersecurity and privacy strategy. PwC is a professional services firm that provides consulting, assurance and tax services.

With nearly 15 years of public and private sector experience, Jocelyn is well-versed in matters relating to data protection, cybersecurity and national security with a focus on safeguarding privacy. Her areas of focus include: cloud computing, big data, government access to data, insider threats, cybersecurity, EU data privacy, and foreign intelligence collection.

Prior to joining PwC, Jocelyn held a number of senior level policy and enforcement positions at the Justice Department (DOJ). She most recently served as the Senior Component Official for Privacy/Counsel for Law and Policy at the National Security Division. She is a recent recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for “Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S. National Security.” Before joining the DOJ, Jocelyn was in private practice in Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School, has a Masters from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/G).