May-Ann is the Director of the Fair Tech Institute 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 United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), FELEBAN in Latin America, 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 has been appointed to the Singapore Data Protection Appeal Panel 2019-2023, and sits on various international agency 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. A strong advocate for inclusive education, digital literacy, and sustainability, May-Ann also volunteers as a youth mentor with Advisory Singapore, and with nonprofit organisation Engineering Good, which focuses on assistive technology and digital inclusion of the underprivileged and disabled.