Director of the Fair Tech Institute, Access Partnership, Emeritus Director of the Asia Cloud Computing Association
May-Ann is a Director at technology consultancy firm Access Partnership, and is concurrently the Emeritus Director of the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA). She has extensive experience in technology policy development, such as data governance policies, digital economy, emerging technology, and cybersecurity. She has worked with many global, regional, and local organisations such as APEC, ASEAN, PECC, INTERPOL, Council of Europe (CoE), the Geneva Trade Platform (GTP), the ACCA, and the Asia Internet Coalition (AIC), on thought leadership development, government outreach and stakeholder engagement efforts, such as the development of the ASEAN ICT Masterplan 2020. She was appointed to the Singapore Data Protection Appeal Panel 2019-2023, and sits on various task forces, such as the World Bank Group’s Cloud and Data Infrastructure Private Sector Advisory Committee, World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Digital ASEAN Taskforce, the Data & Jurisdiction Team for the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. May-Ann is also a thought leader and active member of the Meet-Her She Knows Payments initiative by the Emerging Payments Asia Association (EPA). In 2021, she was also appointed as an APNIC 52 Fellow, and continues to serve as a Committee Member for the Internet Society (ISOC) Singapore Chapter. Her career has spanned global, regional and local institutions, including the World Bank, World Vision, the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), and the Singapore Internet Project. Based in Singapore, May-Ann also lectures on InfoComm Policy in the Department of Communications and New Media at her alma mater, the National University of Singapore (NUS). May-Ann also volunteers with nonprofit organisation Engineering Good, which focuses on assistive technology and digital inclusion of the underprivileged and disabled.