Partner, Risk Assurance Innovation Leader
Panelist : Panel Discussion I
William Gee is a Partner in the Risk Assurance (RA) Practice at PwC China, currently leading Innovations and Disruptions initiatives. William is a member of PwC China Assurance Innovation Think-tank, and a member of PwC Global Assurance Disruption Group.
William currently leads the EU GDPR task force, set up to assist clients in their readiness efforts to ensure compliance of this new legislation. He is a also core team member at PwC China driving the adoption of Blockchain technology, including the regulation and risk management of, and the accounting approach to, digital currencies and digital assets.
William is also a member of PwC’s C-SOX Task Force, a national role leading the development of standards and practice guidance for the firm in respond to the MOF’s Basic Standard of Enterprise Internal Control and related guidance.
William specialised in the field of information risk management after qualifying as a UK Chartered Accountant in 1990. William has 30 years’ experience in providing a wide range of assurance and advisory services relating to the assessment of business and technology risks, as well as the design, review and enhancement of business and technology processes and controls.
William is one of the experienced experts in the field of technology related risks in China. He is intimately familiar with international information security management standards (e.g. ISO 27001), best practices frameworks, as well as IT related legislations covering digital signatures, data privacy, and internet security. William participated in many PKI related projects and studies in both HK and China, with specific focus on the operation and management of Certification Authorities.
William has been involved in the promotion of XBRL adoption in Hong Kong and China since 2000, and is one of the subject matter experts in the country.
William has extensive experience in Internet businesses, William is highly respected in the industry, and currently holds the following positions:
- External Mentor, MBA Program, Central University of Finance and Economics
- QPRT (Qualified Person Responsible for Training) of PwC for ICAEW/CICPA joint programme
- National Accounting Informatisation Standardisation Technical Committee (SAC/TC524)
- Member of the IFRS Taxonomy Consultative Group
- Vice President of the Asia PKI Consortium