Board Level Experience

Dr Wong is a Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and also the Governance Institute of Australia.  He has served on many boards as a Non-Executive Director and been a member of a number of board standing committees.  He has served as a Company Secretary for over ten years and specialises in Corporate Governance and Innovation. 

Dr Wong has a broad background with unique qualifications and experience in information technology, strategic management, finance and law.  He has held senior management positions in startups as well as in large multinational corporations.

Information Professionals
Non-Executive Director

since December 2016

Information Professionals is an Australian consulting company with a turnover of over 5 million with a specialization in IT Change Management by ensuring successful implementation of changes to the organization’s technology.

Major Contributions

  • Founding NED

Advisory Boards Group International
Senior Associate

since August 2016

Advisory Boards Group offers advice, consulting and courses on Cybersecurity specifically for Board Directors and Corporate Officers, with focus given to Risk management in cybersecurity, Cybersecurity governance assessments, Cybersecurity Audits and consulting.

Major Contributions

  • Mentor board directors in cybersecurity so that Risk and Governance standing committees introduce appropriate cybersecurity safeguards.

Global Recordings Network
Non-Executive Director

Member of the Governance Standing Committee
Member of the Audit & Risk Standing Committee
since July 2015

Global Recordings Network is a Not for Profit Public Unlisted company with a turnover of 5 million. Global Recordings Network has operated in the US for 70 years, and now has over 40 offices worldwide including Australia. As a Non-Executive Director and member of the subcommittees I oversee the management, the CEO and the finances of the organization to ensure compliance, governance and minimal risk.

Major Contributions

  • Founding member of the Governance standing committee, introducing ASX best practices into the board.

  • Member of the Audit and Risk standing committee

CEO Institute

Member of the Advisory Board
since April 2015

Chairman for both the CEO Syndicate Program and the Future CEO Program.
The CEO Institute was established to help business leaders connect with their peers and learn from them. It is Australia's leading networking group for senior executives who want to be better informed and more effective business leaders.

Major Contributions

  • Chairs two syndicates of CEOs, leading, guiding and mentoring.

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the CEO Institute, ensuring governance and best practice oversight.
Non-Executive Director
since December 2014

Code is an online Startup accelerator for Non-Tech Entrepreneurs specializing in helping Large Enterprises and Multi-national organizations transform into innovative organizations. We offer mentor-led programs to validate ideas and develop software/apps. Our programs are based on Lean Startup and Agile Development methodologies.
Unlike other accelerators, Code specializes in working with corporates in helping them develop innovation in the company as well as solo-Founders, helping them build their Startup while looking for their first team members.
At Code, mentors are essential. Code has a global network of 100 mentors, both as Startup Mentors and highly experienced CTOs.
Code’s mission is to help Entrepreneurs from all over the world turn their ideas into successful Startups - not waste time building software or apps that no one will use.

Major Contributions

  • Built executive networks with corporates interested in developing innovation capability.

  • Introduced governance and risk oversight.

  • Introduced processes in building partnerships across Asia and ASEAN.

Education Center of Australia
Non-Executive Director

Member of the Governance Standing Committee
Member of the Academic Board
April 2015 – July 2016

The Education Centre of Australia (ECA) is a modern and diverse educational institution that emphasizes innovation and excellence in our educational programs and research across a wide range of disciplines that are in demand in Australia. ECA has a turnover of 40 million and has a strong history of providing quality, career-oriented education for both undergraduates and postgraduates. ECA graduates have the skills and knowledge that will help them find jobs and success in their careers.

Major Contributions

  • Founding NED, established a Governance standing committee.

PMI (Queensland)
Executive Director

March 2014 – December 2016 

PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than half a million members and credential holders in 185 countries.
The Queensland Chapter was incorporated on 4th December 2004. Members are employed across various industries the majority are reflective of Queensland's economic output, such as mining, energy, infrastructure, government, financial service.

Major Contributions

  • Restructured the board from being an operational board to being a governance board.

  • Introduced an Audit and Risk standing committee.

Forticode Ltd
Non-Executive Director

Advisory Board
April 2013 – July 2016

From April 2013 - March 2015, was a Non-Executive Director on the board of Forticode Ltd and From April 2015 - July 2016 was a Director on the Advisory Board of Forticode Ltd.
Forticode Ltd is a public unlisted company.  It develops software systems designed to eradicate fraud and identity theft across all systems that require a user to authenticate (password/PIN). The products offer drop in replacements to existing authentication processes which is not compromised through casual or systematic observation, but keeps the user experience simple and straightforward.

Major Contributions

  • Developed a new management team to lead the portfolios.

  • Introduced relationships with partner companies, marketing directly to end users, and focusing on promoting the benefits of the Forticode solution.


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