Sowmya Vedarth

Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte India

Sowmya Vedarth

Sowmya is a Partner in Deloitte India’s Risk Advisory practice. As a proponent of cybersecurity and privacy, she boasts over eighteen years of experience as a trusted adviser and strategic partner to clients. Her expertise includes successful client engagements in India, Sri Lanka, and the US, where she excelled in designing, implementing, and assessing cybersecurity management frameworks and ensuring privacy compliance.

Her clientele encompasses leading global corporations and innovative startups from diverse sectors, including life sciences, health care, retail, technology, and finance. Her passion lies in understanding cyber-related challenges and crafting solutions aligned with clients' visions and business needs.

Professional experience:

At Deloitte, Sowmya focusses on privacy regulations across geographies and sectors, cybersecurity framework, RBI regulations, SOX, SAS70, HIPAA, and PCI.

Relevant experience:

Sowmya has led multiple strategic engagements in related areas, including designing and implementing frameworks around:

  • Cybersecurity management in line with standards, such as ISO27001 and NIST frameworks
  • Privacy requirements based on 70+ omnibus regulations and over five sector-specific regulations, including Life Sciences and Health Care (LSHC)
  • Privacy by Design (PbD) programmes in health care organisations
  • Vendor risk assessment, including assessing vendors across Europe, the Americas, and Asia for leading consumer health care organisations
Sowmya Vedarth