New FOI Chairperson Takes Office
The Taiwan Financial Ombudsman Institution (FOI) Board of Directors convened and elected Ms. Chih-Chieh, Lin (Carol Lin) as the Chairperson of the Board. Prior to joining the FOI, Professor Lin is the Distinguished Professor in National Chiao Tung University, and the Honorary Chair Professor on Social Justice at NCTU School of Law.
Professor Lin has devoted herself to judicial reform, financial justice and gender equality. She had been a lawyer before pursuing her PhD at Duke University School of Law. After joining NCTU Institute of Technology Law, she dedicated a lot in legal education reform and established School of Law and Corporate Governance Center successfully. Prof. Lin serves as the member in several important committees, such as Taiwan Judicial Reform Committee under President Office, the Committee against Corruption, and the Human Rights Committee of Ministry of Justice, etc. She has been elected as the board member of the Asian Law Society Association.
Prof. Lin’s research fields include anti-money laundering, corporate compliance, white collar crimes, financial consumer protection and Fintech regulation. She was appointed as an expert witness by the courts in many financial crime cases.
Being the Chairperson of FOI, Professor Lin first appreciated the former management team’s efforts to this institute. In the future, Chairperson Lin will lead the FOI to achieve the goal to resolve the financial consumer disputes in an impartial, rational, and effective way. In addition to enhance the credibility to the FOI, the FOI will implement the educational propaganda of the financial knowledge to both financial industry and financial consumers.
Furthermore, Chairperson Lin claimed that the FOI will continue to cooperate with the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) and the judicial department on financial policies to improve the wholesome development of the financial markets. Finally, the FOI will participate the events and activities more actively in the international financial communities and keep enlarging the capability on financial consumer protection.