Bessie Pang
Executive Director
The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB)

Ms. Pang is a Criminology Consultant.  Ms. Pang moved to Canada from the United Kingdom after receiving her B.A. Hons. in Developmental Psychology with Cognitive Studies, which included Artificial Intelligence programming.  After completing her M.A. Degree in Criminology in Vancouver, Ms. Pang worked in various fields of Criminology, including the British Columbia Forensics Psychiatric Commission, and the National Headquarters of Correctional Services Canada in Ottawa.

Ms. Pang was commissioned by the B.C. Forensic Psychiatric Commission to develop the first comprehensive, “Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Treatment and Management of Sex Offenders in British Columbia”.  Ms. Pang also has extensive experience in statistical research and policy development, including in the areas of sex offenders, serious offenders, youth gangs, community policing, domestic violence, equity employment, and community outreach.

Ms. Pang is one of the founders of The Society For The Policing Of Cyberspace (POLCYB).  Based in Vancouver, Canada, POLCYB is an international society devoted to enhancing international collaboration and private-public partnerships to combat cybercrime.  In addition to other consultation projects, Ms. Pang is also the Executive Director of POLCYB. 

Ms. Pang was awarded the prestigious Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013.  The medal was presented to Ms. Pang in recognition of her significant achievements and continuous contributions to the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) mandate of “leading progressive change in policing”.