Peng Hwa Ang

Gender Male
Region Asia/Pacific
Nationality Singapore
Nominated by Izumi Aizu
Endorsed by -

Nomination statement

Peng Hwa Ang is an associate professor at Division of Journalism and Publishing and the Dean of School of Communication & Information at Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.

He has studied the contnet and related legal issues of Internet both at home and abroad (including at Harvard and Oxford). Dr. Ang researches and teaches media law and policy with a special emphasis on the Internet. A former journalist with a Singapore daily and a qualified lawyer, his research covers legal and policy issues in the media on such areas as copyright, media self-regulation, and free speech and censorship.

He is on the main board and advisory council of the Internet Content Rating Association. He has also consulted for organizations in Europe and Asia, including local ones. He has a very balanced view of issues.