Adv. Tshepo Boikanyo
Executive: Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)
Adv. Tshepo Boikanyo holds a B Juris and an LLB from the University of the Northwest and a Masters’s Degree in Business Leadership (MBL) from Unisa.
Prior to joining the Information Regulator Adv Boikanyo served as a Senior Prosecutor (Johannesburg), Senior State Advocate (Witwatersrand local Division), Senior Manager: Legal Services, General Manager, Legal Services (Health Professions Council of SA), Chief Operations Officer (Health Professions Council of SA), as well as a Director and CEO at the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation, also known as the Hawks Ombud.
Adv. Boikanyo is an admitted Advocate of the High Court of SA, having been admitted in what was previously known as the Witwatersrand Local Division (now Gauteng South) in 2000.
He has also chaired the respective Professional Conduct Committees of the boards of the Health Professional Council of South Africa which adjudicates cases where health practitioners are charged for transgressions relating to the legislative framework that govern them and a contravention of the rules that govern their profession.
Adv. Boikanyo has vast experience in the regulatory environment having spent 18 years in various capacities. He is also passionate about the rights of the marginalised and downtrodden.