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TARA DAVIS

Senior Associate

57-min
DATA PRIVACY, INFORMATION RIGHTS, AI, PUBLIC LAW & POLICY
advisory, analysis, research, training
special projects

Developing international human rights law

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ABOUT TARA

Learn more about Tara and her work

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Promoting rights-based technology innovation

TARA’S RECENT WORK

Learn about Tara’s recent projects

  • Assisting Genesis Analytics with information governance and regulatory compliance in terms of South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) – Advisory, Data Privacy.

  • Engaging in research on artificial intelligence (AI) with the objective of creating a suitable framework for safeguarding fundamental rights in the planning and implementation of AI in Africa – Special Projects, Research, Information Rights.

  • Drafting a comprehensive comparative analysis for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) on the content of African data protection laws, including an analysis of the efficacy of these laws in their own institutional context, and a set of policy solutions to promote open government and the harnessing of new technologies to strengthen governance – Research, Data Privacy.

  • Assisting Stadio with information governance and regulatory compliance in terms of South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) – Advisory, Data Privacy.

  • Preparing a research report for the ICT Policy Centre for Eastern and Southern Africa (CIPESA) mapping and analysing the laws and policies that impact on privacy, notably those that regulate surveillance, limitations on encryption, data localisation, and biometric databases – Research, Information Rights, Data Privacy.

  • Assisting the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) with information governance and regulatory compliance in terms of South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) – Advisory, Data Privacy.

Developing Africa’s digital rights landscape

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