About Us

We enable companies of all sizes to determine and meet their privacy requirements in a smart and cost-effective way.

Our Principles


This is the foundation of all strong relationships and an integral part of a strong privacy program.


We provide you with the tools and advice that fit your business needs and budget.


We partner with you to ensure your teams have the right knowledge and skills to deliver a successful privacy program.

Compliance Focused

We want to help you avoid fines, costly legal battles and minimize breach exposure.

Meet Monifa Brooks

Monifa is passionate about enabling innovation while ensuring compliance with privacy obligations to build customer trust and confidence. Monifa is an advocate for privacy awareness and volunteers her time with various school boards and non-profit organizations across Ontario educating high school students about the importance of data privacy. Monifa is an Alumni of the PWC Women in Leadership program.

Monifa is a seasoned expert in access and data privacy compliance, with an extensive background developing and implementing privacy programs, leading business transformation in alignment with new regulations, responsible use of data insights and analytics as well as breach management.

Monifa Brooks

Before Garabyte, Monifa worked for a private sector organization leading privacy compliance and risk assessments to enable the use of cutting-edge technologies and advanced data practices. In this role, Monifa interacted with various regulatory authorities and was the project lead overseeing any remediating compliance orders. For almost a decade, Monifa helped to operationalize all aspects of the privacy program, implement a CASL compliance regime, implement technology solutions, and managed compliance for the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules.

Monifa’s unique combination of regulatory compliance, risk management, process improvement, and project management allows her to find practical solutions for any business. Monifa holds the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certified Privacy Professional- Canada (CIPP/C) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) designations. Monifa is also Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (SSGBC).

Meet Susie Hendrie

Susie is driven by finding innovative ways to ensure organizations meet their regulatory and compliance requirements while maximizing the value of data. For more than two decades, she has worked with internal and external clients to navigate the intersection between privacy, technology, regulation, and public policy.  

As an enthusiastic communicator, Susie is skilled at translating complex technical matters into easy-to-understand concepts.  She has experience building privacy programs- including the management of policy development, data privacy governance, incident response, privacy impact assessments, and access requests, as well as creating awareness programs.  Susie excels at operationalizing privacy within large organizations and is sensitive to the importance of balancing stakeholder requirements. She takes a collaborative approach to ensuring privacy strategies align with both business objectives and regulatory obligations.

Susie Hendrie
Susie Hendrie Garabyte

Susie developed her regulatory, privacy and public policy skills in Europe and internationally working for the global mobile phone industry. She brought her expertise back to Canada in 2012, where she further honed her privacy and policy expertise at a leading Canadian telecommunications company. Susie has a BA (honors) from Queens and her Masters from the London School of Economics. She holds the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certified Privacy Professional- Canada (CIPP/C) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) designations. 

Susie is actively engaged in her community having served in leadership roles on several not- for- profit boards including past Chair of the Board at Youth Employment Services. She is currently serving her second term on the board of a Scottish based grant making organization that supports both Canadian and Scottish charities. 

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We would be delighted to have a complimentary introductory conversation with you about your privacy needs. Book your discovery session with us today.

Send us an email: consulting@garabyte.ca

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