Sana lectures in International Privacy and Data Protection Law. She is an experienced attorney (qualified Barrister-at-Law), author and lecturer-in-law in Privacy, Corporate Governance and Anti-Money Laundering. Sana was the youngest practising barrister in Ireland during her time in private practice.
Sana has worked with many international reputable organisations which includes publicly listed US technology giants, social media technology, FinTech and international trust and corporate services businesses, where she had MLRO and Data Protection Officer roles both nationally and internationally. She has been heavily involved in legal and regulatory matters, and compliance remediation projects across Europe and the US.
She is CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) certified and a member of ACAMS Education Committee (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists). Sana has considerable expertise in the privacy and compliance training sector, for example, she has assisted ACAMS in creating an AML/CTF/Compliance certificate course regarding the overlap of the Fourth AML Directive and GDPR.
Sana acts as an advisor and educational program reviewer for CityLearning Limited, which has specialised in providing compliance eLearning solutions for all sectors of the financial industry for over 20 years.
Sana is IAPP qualified and has the following data protection qualifications: CIPP/E, CIPP/US and CIPM. Sana is also a Fellowship in Privacy (FIP).