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Session 3: The Anatomy of a Cyber Attack


Moderator and Speaker Biographies

MODERATOR: Anna Gamvros:

Anna is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, based in Hong Kong. She is the co-head of the Technology & Innovation practice for Asia. Anna's practice focuses primarily on privacy, technology and communications related issues. She advises clients on privacy and data protection, cybersecurity, telecommunications and Internet regulatory issues, technology agreements and outsourcing transactions. She has been in Hong Kong for the last 16 years and has assisted clients with Hong Kong and China based projects, as well as having a wealth of experience in multi-jurisdictional projects, particularly in implementing e-commerce and data management projects in Asia. Anna is co-author to Internet Law in Hong Kong published by Sweet & Maxwell and is recognized in the Legal 500 and Chambers Asia as a leading individual for her expertise in the areas of technology and data protection, in particular as being "a leader in the privacy space" and for her experience across a number of industries, notably with retail and luxury brands. Anna is a Fellow of Information Privacy with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and holds the CIPT and CIPP/Asia certifications.  She sits on the IAPP Asia Advisory Board and the Women Leading Privacy Board. She is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and Queensland, Australia.

Stephen Kai-yi Wong:

Stephen Wong joined the Attorney General’s Chambers of the Hong Kong Government as a Crown Counsel in 1986. In 1991, he was seconded to the UN Human Rights Committee based in Geneva. In 1992, he became the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions. From 1996 to 2014, Mr. Wong assumed the offices of Deputy Solicitor-General and Secretary of the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission, responsible for human rights, cross-boundary legal affairs, Basic Law, law reform and legal policies. His fields of expertise also include commercial law, arbitration law, intellectual property and criminal law. Mr. Wong is also active in the community work, having been appointed as an adjunct professor of the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong; advocacy examiner of the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong; and a director of the China Law Society. Mr. Wong graduated from the University of Hong Kong, also holding an LLM from the London School of Economics. Before being appointed as the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong in August 2015, he had been in private practice as a barrister-at-law, specializing in public law.

Elaine Lim:

Elaine joined AIG’s Financial Lines Claims Team as Senior Major Loss Examiner in 2015 where she manages claims relating to directors and officers liability insurance, professional indemnity insurance, cyber insurance, warranties and indemnities for countries in Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining AIG, Elaine was a litigation lawyer and has wide range of experience relating to corporate and commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense with matters involving contractual disputes, complex fraud investigations, negligence, cross-border disputes, asset tracing and recovery, breach of directors duties as well as defending individuals charged with insider dealing, securities fraud involving fraudulent or deceptive devices and money laundering offences.

Elaine was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law in England and Wales in 2008, Advocate and Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya (West Malaysia) in 2009 and the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak in the State of Sabah (East Malaysia) in 2010, Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong in 2016.

Laura Tyson:

Laura Tyson has almost 20 years of communications experience across three continents, working for a mix of Government, international NGO agencies and corporations. As Senior Vice President at Fleishman Hillard, Laura leads the corporate affairs team, providing strategic counsel to many MNCs on all aspects of corporate communications across APAC (media relations, issues management, crisis handling, executive profiling, public affairs, corporate responsibility and internal communications). Laura is a certified crisis counsellor and regularly provides media training with a focus on crisis handling to C-suite executives. She advises corporate clients across a range of sectors on crisis and issues mitigation and management and has handled a number of data breach scenarios for clients across Asia Pacific.

Boasting a truly international career Laura has handled communications on the ground in over sixteen countries across three continents. Laura began her career at Brunswick Group in London working within the Public Affairs team for clients such as British Airways, British Telecom, and Nomura. She then became a senior press officer for the British Government handling media pertaining to their overseas development which was heavily focused on conflict areas at the time such as Afghanistan and Iraq. Thereafter she became head of news at Save the Children with a focus on emergencies. There she managed a media team and advised offices around the world on communications.

Brian Wilson:

Brian is a Partner in the KPMG Forensic practice based in Shanghai, China. He leads our Forensic Technology, Cyber Response, and Compliance Risk Management solutions for China and Hong Kong. Brian has 20 years’ experience supporting organizations with reviewing and enhancing compliance programs to mitigate risk across their operations. He specializes in technology solutions designed to support internal, external, and regulatory investigations and corporate compliance programs. Brian also has extensive experience with respect to domestic and international investigations involving fraud, misconduct, earnings management, bribery, and corruption.