Management Team

Management Team

Our management team comprises diversity of experience and talent across the security and logistics sectors, telecoms and technology, plus finance and operations.

LEI (OLIVIA) WANG

Chairman & CEO

Lei (Olivia) Wang has been the Chief Executive Officer of Guardforce AI since June 2019 and a Director of Guardforce AI since January 2020. Ms. Wang also served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Director and Vice President, Board Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Board Vice Chairman of China Security & Fire Co., Ltd. (A-Share Stock Code of PR China: SH600654). She brings more than 15 years of capital markets and security industry experience. Ms. Wang graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Lin Jia

President

Prior to his appointment as President, Lin Jia served as Guardforce AI’s Head of Research & Development since May 2022. He brings extensive experience in the robotics industry, having served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Shenzhen Intelligent Guardforce Robot Co., Ltd, a leading robotics company that specializes in the design, manufacturing, and application of service robots in Mainland China.  During this time, he led a team of more than 300 R&D engineers to develop Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products, as well as the hardware framework for indoor universal mobile robots.  He also established and managed the sales, marketing, and technical teams for the RaaS business in more than 30 cities across Mainland China. Previously, Mr. Jia served as the Deputy General Manager at Shenzhen Kewei Robot Technology Co., Ltd where he oversaw daily operations of the Sales, Marketing, Tech Support, and Product departments. Prior to that, he worked as Manager of the Supply Chain & Product Center at Shenzhen Zhongzhi Kechuang Robot Co., Ltd and Deputy Manager of Product Center. Mr. Jia graduated from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China with a Master’s degree in Engineering and obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Harbin Institute of Technology.

Yu-Heng (Brian) Ma

Chief Financial Officer

Yu-Heng Ma brings more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting, including with several publicly listed companies. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer at China Grand Star Luxury Cars Investment Holdings Limited, where he oversaw the deployment of strategic business plans to achieve accounting, compliance, and revenue targets. He also served as Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President of Summi Group (HKEX:00756), where he was responsible for fundraising, bank loan restructuring, and developing import and distribution strategies to increase profit margins. Prior to joining Summi,he was a Vice President of Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank (TWEX:2881) and held senior financial positions at other banks. Mr. Ma has been an independent non-executive director of China Fordoo (HKEX:02399) since March 16, 2022 and U-ton Future (HKEX:06168) since May 25, 2022. Mr. Ma is a member of Certified Practising Accountant Australia. Mr. Ma graduated from Da-Yeh University in Taiwan with an MBA degree and from Soochow University in Taiwan with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Mathematics.

Kee Yun (Tommy) Kwan

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Kee Yun (Tommy) Kwan has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Guardforce AI since August 2019. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of Guardforce (Macau) Limited from 2014 to 2015. From 2015 to 2016, Mr. Kwan served as a member of the M&A team of Guardforce Group and was involved in M&A transactions in Thailand and Australia. From 2016 to 2019, Mr. Kwan has been based in Thailand where he became the director of global operations and the country head of the Thailand security businesses of Guardforce Group. Mr. Kwan graduated from the Hong Kong Police College in 1977.