Dr Ang Peng Hwa

Former Dean, School of Communications, NTU, Singapore

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Dr Ang Peng Hwa graduated with an LLB (Hons) Degree from the National University of Singapore, a Master’s Degree in Communication Management at the University of Southern California and was awarded a Ph.D. in Mass Media at Michigan State University. He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Dr Ang was Dean of the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Director of the Singapore Internet Research Centre. His research interests lie in media law and policy and he has consulted on the subject for the governments of Singapore, Thailand and Bhutan. He recently stepped down as Chairman of the regional non-profit media organisation Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) and is one of the two vice-presidents of the Consumers’ Association of Singapore (CASE), and legal advisor to the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS). Dr Ang’s practice is in the areas of internet governance, media law and policy and compliance with the recently-enacted Personal Data Protection Act 2012.