Ang Kwee Tiang (aka KT Ang) is IFPI’s regional director for Asia Pacific. He coordinates the activities of IFPI’s affiliated industry associations across Asia, working to expand performance rights and help develop the digital marketplace in the region. Ang joined IFPI in 2012 from global authors and composers' body CISAC, where he served as Regional Director, Asia-Pacific. An expert in intellectual property law, he has undertaken more than 100 expert advisory missions and speaking engagements on behalf of WIPO to developing countries in Asia, advising on copyright law and the creation of copyright societies. Prior to joining the copyright world, KT was in legal practice in Singapore, preceded by service in the Singapore Police Force where he transferred to from the military on a scholarship in 1979. His last held rank was Deputy Superintendent of Police.