Dr. Dorothy Chau

Associate Professor of Practice Dorothy Chau


Dr. Chau is currently the APAC Data Protection Officer & Head of Security Assurance at Crypto.com.  Before joining Crypto.com, she was the Director of Hong Kong, Macao, and Cross-border Financial Affairs at Tencent. Before joining the industry, Dr Chau was a Senior Lecturer at the HK Baptist University, within the School of Business. She was also the founding director of the Master in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics), bringing together the best minds and leaders in Finance, FinTech, A.I., RegTech, Privacy and Cybersecurity to the programme. With over 10 years in this space, Dr. Chau is a seasoned FinTech professional with a strong reputation as being an industry and academic liaison. She is also the advisor and chairman of the Data Privacy Special Interest Group of the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA), the Co-Chair (HK Chapter) of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and inducted as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP).

Associate Professor of Practice, Hong Kong Baptist University

APAC Data Protection Officer & Head of Security Assurance, Crypto.com