Mr. Chung Billy
aged 47, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 18 January 2018. He is responsible for overseeing the management independently and providing independent judgement on the issues of strategy, performance, resources and standard of conduct of the Group.
Mr. Chung obtained a bachelor of arts degree in chartered accountancy studies from The University of Waterloo, Canada in June 1999. He further obtained a master of business administration degree from the University of Toronto, Canada in June 2004. Mr. Chung also obtained a diploma in investigative and forensic accounting from the University of Toronto Mississauga in 2013 and completed a business analytics certificate programme, which is an online distance learning course, from the Northwestern University, the United States, in August 2016.
Mr. Chung has over 16 years of management experience. Mr. Chung worked as an assistant manager in H.C. Watt & Company Limited in Hong Kong from August 2005 to July 2006 and was mainly responsible for assisting in the initial public offering auditing. In June 2007, Mr. Chung was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Culturecom Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 0343), and was subsequently re-designated as an executive director in November 2007. He resigned from Culturecom Holdings Limited in September 2016. From August 2013 to January 2017, Mr. Chung was the senior advisor of WTM Company Limited, a software development company in Hong Kong, and was responsible for advising on business strategies and development. Since November 2016, Mr. Chung has been the general manager of GoAnimate Hong Kong Limited and is responsible for its business development activities in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mr. Chung was admitted as an accredited chartered accountant under The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, Canada in November 2001 and re-designated as a chartered professional accountant in November 2012. He was also admitted as a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in June 2010. Mr. Chung was further granted as the certified fraud examiner by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the United States, in May 2016. He was also certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the United States, to be certified in financial forensics (CFF) in August 2016.