Mr. Frederick Lau
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
• Bachelor’s of Degree of Accountancy, University of Hertfordshire
• Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
• Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
Frederick Lau is our Deputy Chief Financial Officer. He joined our Group in April 2018 and is in charge of managing the accounting and finance function of our Group including supervising the preparation of accounts as well as consolidation of financial results and reporting. Prior to joining our Group, Frederick Lau was an auditor with more than 15 years’ experience in various international firms including audit senior in Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young Malaysia (after business combination up to 2005), audit manager in Deloitte & Touche LLP Singapore (2012) and audit senior manager in BDO LLP Singapore (2018).
Frederick Lau is also a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Anthony Hay
Executive Director and CEO
• Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Boston University, 2003
• Mastering Alternative Investments, INSEAD Singapore, 2006
Mr. Anthony Hay is our Vice-President, Head of Business Development. He joined our Group in April 2021 and will be spearheading the development and execution of the Group’s sales and marketing plans.
He has accumulated professional experiences from working in the Biometrics, Security and Identity space since 1996. He has worked on a variety of different of security technologies from smartcards to tokens and identities management systems and is a familiar face in the biometrics world, having done work in varies modalities of biometrics, from fingerprint to face to iris to voice to signature to middleware, and has worked for global security and biometrics vendors like Cyber-SIGN, Keyware, NEC, Daon, AOptix, and Tascent.
He has designed and architected identity and biometrics components in many bids and projects, spanning from National ID to Border Control to ePassports to Banking applications, in countries like Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.
He is also involved with standards activities in SC17 (Smartcards), WG11 – Fingerprint match on card, SC27 (Security) and SC37 – Biometrics. He was also a committee member of the Singapore Standards for ID (SSID), part of the team that drafted the initial standard.
He has also accumulated valuable business experiences in various business roles. At Tascent Inc., he was the VP, Business Development for the Asia Pacific region. In this role, he was responsible for starting the operations and developing their business in the entire APAC region, where he was successful in closing several key government opportunities in various countries like Singapore, Australia and India.
He was also in key business and pre-sales positions at AOptix, Daon and NEC where he oversaw and won numerous government identity projects focusing on ePassports, National ID, Driver’s License etc.
Anthony was one of the first Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) in Singapore in 2003 and has a Master of Science degree majoring in Artificial Intelligence from University of Essex (United Kingdom).