Alan Lau was elected to our Board of Directors in April 2023. Mr. Lau became Chief Business Officer for Animoca Brands in July 2022. In this role, he oversees and provides support to the company’s more than 340 portfolio companies and leads M&A and business development. Before joining Animoca Brands, Mr. Lau was chairman and CEO of Tencent WeSure, a fintech company that he co-founded to offer disruptive, affordable Internet insurance to WeChat users. WeSure insures over 100 million families in China and is ranked the #1 insurtech platform by Hurun Institute. Prior to Tencent, Mr. Lau was Asia head for McKinsey Digital, supporting both Big Tech companies and sector incumbents to execute their digital strategy. Before entering the tech space, Mr. Lau was in corporate finance, first at Citibank and then at McKinsey & Company, where he was the Greater China head for the Corporate Finance Practice, in charge of M&A and deal structuring support. He is a recognized leader in the art space, sitting on multiple museum boards including being the vice-chair of M+ in Hong Kong and co-chair of the Asia committees at both Tate and The Guggenheim.