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Frank Yam

Chairman & CEO,

Focus Strategic Group Limited

Professor Frank Yam is the Chairman and CEO of Focus Strategic Group Limited, a consulting firm providing Business and Technology advisory services, with special focus on compliance, internal auditing, IT auditing, risk management and cyber-security. He has been very active in professional and community services and served in leadership role of numerous local and international professional bodies. Most notably, Professor Yam served six terms as the Director and International Vice President of ISACA International with over 140,000 members around the world. He was also the founder of the ACFE Hong Kong Chapter.

Mr. Yam is a very popular speaker of a wide variety of topics at seminars and conferences for professional organisations and government agencies, including many Central Banks, the INTERPOL and the Asian Development Bank. In recent years, Frank has been focusing on promoting the awareness and best practices of Innovation based on Design-Thinking, Corporate and IT Governance, Risk Management and Internal Controls, Frauds, and Cyber-security in the Asia Pacific Region.

Mr. Yam is the recipient of numerous awards for his contribution to the profession, including the prestigious International Best Speaker Award by ISACA International, and the top alumni honour, Alumni Achievement Medal, by the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics. He was elected as Fellow of several leading professional associations, including the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Hong Kong Computer Society, The Institute of Public Accountants, the Institute of Financial Accountants, and the Hong Kong IT Joint Council. He also has an Executive Master degree in Innovation Leadership.