Mr. Allen Ting

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Allen Ting LLB, BBA, MBA, MSc, CFE, FCMA, FIPA, CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/A, FIP
Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Affairs Department, Huawei


Allen has over two decades of regulatory experience in Hong Kong, having served first as a Senior Investigator with the Independent Commission Against Corruption, and next as a Chief Personal Data Officer with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data. Currently, he is a Senior Legal Counsel with the Legal Affairs Department of Huawei. 

Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology infrastructure and smart devices. As a Global Fortune 500 company (ranked 61 in 2019), Huawei’s 2019 revenue is CNY850 billion (USD121.72 billion). With nearly 194,000 employees, Huawei operates in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world.

Allen is a frequent speaker on the subject of data privacy and cybersecurity. He holds/held the following pro-bono positions:-

    (a) Chairman of the Committee of Legal Compliance, Hong Kong Branch, Institute of Certified Management Accountants, Australia (ICMA) (2017-2019)

    (b) Faculty Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals, United States (IAPP) 

    (c) Co-Chair, IAPP Shenzhen KnowledgeNet Chapter (2017-2019)

    (d) Board Member, Hong Kong Chapter, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, United States (ACFE)

    (e) President, ACFE Hong Kong Chapter (2012 – 2014)

    (f) Featured Speaker, School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University

From an academic perspective, he holds two bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degrees and the following professional memberships: 

    (a) ICMA Fellow Member (FCMA)

    (b) Fellow Member, Institute of Public Accountants, Australia (FIPA)

    (c) IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP)

    (d) IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional / Asia (CIPP/A)

    (e) IAPP Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)

    (f) IAPP Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

    (g) ACFE Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)