William Gee

William Gee
  • Partner, Risk Assurance Innovation Leader
  • PwC China

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 specialised in the field of information risk management after qualifying as a UK Chartered Accountant in 1990. William has over 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 a member of the core leadership team at PwC China driving the adoption of Blockchain technology, including the regulation and risk management of, and the accounting approach to, crypto currencies and digital assets. He participated in several studies in relation to regulation and risk management of crypto currencies and digital assets trading, as well as identity verification using Blockchain. He is a sponsor of the “PwC Blockchain Audit Node” concept and is responsible for its development and deployment.

William is one of the experienced expert in the field of technology related risks in China. He is intimately familiar with international information security management standards (e.g. ISO/IEC 27000), best practice frameworks, as well as IT related legislations covering digital signatures, data privacy, and internet security. William participated in many PKI related projects and studies, with specific focus on the operation and management of Certification Authorities, as well as cross-border interoperability. William is one of the key sponsors of the WebTrust assurance standard in Hong Kong. He 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.

Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Accountancy), University of East Anglia, UK

Professional qualifications
Hong Kong CPA, Fellow and Practicing Member of HKICPA
UK Chartered Accountant, Fellow and Practicing Member of the ICAEW
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Certified in Risk and Information System Control

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