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.

Wing Khai (Terence) Yap

Chairman

Mr. Wing Khai (Terence) Yap has been the Chairman of the Board and a Director of Guardforce AI since December 2019. In August 2020, Mr. Yap was appointed as our Chief Financial Officer; he served in this capacity until May 2021. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Yap was the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Guardforce Group, a security solutions provider with more than 12,000 employees located in Hong Kong, Australia, Macau and Thailand, from 2014 to 2019. Mr. Yap graduated from Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia with a BBUS (Bachelor’s Degree in Business - Accounting & Finance) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong with an MBA.

Lei (Olivia) Wang

Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. 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) from July 2018 to June 2019. Ms. Wang graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with an MBA degree in 2014 and from the Beijing Normal University with a Doctorate Degree in History in 2009.

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.

Chung Chi (Cynthia) Ng

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Chung Chi Ng was appointed as our Chief Financial Officer and Director of Guardforce AI in May 2021. She has more than 17 years of accounting and auditing experience. Ms. Ng also has experience of providing consultancy services to entities with a focus on U.S. publicly traded companies. From March 2019 to May 2020, she served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Addentax Group Corp, a company trading in the U.S. OTC market. From 2018 to 2019, Ms. Ng served as the Chief Financial Officer at Guardforce AI. In 2017, she acted as the Asian services leader in the audit business unit of Crowe Horwath LLP in Denver, Colorado. From January 2013 to December 2016, Ms. Ng acted as the Audit Senior Manager of GHP Horwath P.C. also in Denver, Colorado. Ms. Ng is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Ms. Ng received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Accountancy & Law from City University of Hong Kong in 2003.