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Tzu-Chao Chien

Legal Director @ WEISHENG ENVIROTECH CO., LTD. | Certified Fraud Examiner
Hello, my name is Jasper Chien. Thank you for reading my profile. I am a fraud and compliance professional with extensive experience in internal audit and large-scale fraud investigations, involving physical and communication security, regulatory compliance, financial security, and anti-money laundering. I have deployed surveillance, collected evidence, analyzed data and findings, and improved processes and detection methods to reduce fraud and loss. During my career, I have developed and executed multiple anti-money laundering programs to protect clients and have conducted anti-fraud training programs for employees and contractors. I don’t work in a vacuum, and recruiting high-caliber talent is key. The teams I assemble are crucial to achieving the desired results. I take time to train, coach and mentor each team member for career growth and success. My experience has been limited to my native country, and the global clients with whom I have consulted. Now that, I would like to continue in my professional field in the foreign country. My areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: Investigations, Corruption, Bribery, Fraud, Crime Prevention, Criminal Investigations, Ethics Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Construction & Motor Vehicle Service, Property & Casualty Insurance, Life Insurance, Public Service, Project Management, and Problem Resolution. If you would like to discuss my skills and background, you will find my contact information in this profile. Thank you, again, for taking the time to read it.
WEISHENG ENVIROTECH CO., LTD.
Logo of Soochow University.
Soochow University
台灣台北市

Skills

Fraud Investigations
Investigation
Corruption
Bribery
Fraud Analysis
Fraud Prevention
Fraud Detection
Ethics
Compliance
Financial Crime
Anti Money Laundering
Construction
Motor Vehicle
Public Services
Evidence Collection
Surveillance
Internal Investigations
Security Management
Project Management
Data Analysis
Internal Audit
Risk Management
Risk Assessment
Enforcement Actions
Patrol
Training
communication
Interviewing Skills
Crisis Management
Word
PowerPoint
Excel

Languages

English
Fluent
Chinese
Native or Bilingual

Work experiences

Legal Director

WEISHENG ENVIROTECH CO., LTD.
Full-time

Feb 2022 ~ Present
Taipei City, Taiwan
Key Accomplishments: •Conducted a thorough audit of the company's accounts payable to vendors, covering a total of 68 transactions. Subsequently assisted in settling these payments with vendors, totaling an amount of NT$1,750,319. •Gathered and organized data on project timelines to file for dispute resolution on contract performance, successfully obtaining an extension of 208.5 days on project deadlines, which reduced potential late penalty fees by approximately NT$50 million. •Contributed to the supplementation of evidence for the second appeal in a case regarding company payments for construction work, leading to a final court decision that mandated a payment of NT$1,066,487 by the agency. •Designed and implemented a new workflow process for company documentation, integrating a document management system that enhanced document processing efficiency by over 50%. •Inventoried all internal control documents and forms within the company, spearheaded the development of internal control procedures, and formulated relevant management methods and company regulations. Skills: Law · Leadership · Construction · Communication · Regulations · Internal Audits · Project Management

Contractor in Legal Affairs Committee

Public Construction Commission (PCC) , Executive Yuan

Jul 2021 ~ Jan 2022
7 mos
•The collection, compilation, and printing of law/regulation-related materials. •The coordination and communication for law/regulation-related operations. •The coordination for the retrial appeal against the ruling of the Professional Engineers Disciplinary Committee. •Other affairs related to law/regulation.

Contractor in Ethics Compliance Office

Taipei Motor Vehicles Service Office, Directorate General of Highways, MOTC

Apr 2020 ~ Dec 2020
9 mos
Managed projects, reviewed the legal issues related to Ethics Compliance. (till Dec 31, 2020)

Project Manager

Anchor Point Cultural Enterprise Co. Ltd.

Jul 2018 ~ Jan 2020
1 yr 7 mos
Managed projects, reviewed the legal issues related to Cultural Heritage Conservation, built contingency plans under the Cultural Heritage Preservation Act, administrated company operation, and financial plan. Key Accomplishments: • Spearheaded participation and selection in tenders, wined ten bids, boosted the company's revenue from NT $ 3 million to $ 20 million in 2019. • Controlled a 50-percent-delayed project, improved the coordination and communication with the client, Changhua County Cultural Affairs Bureau, accelerated the project progress by 100%, and completed the project. • Drafted opinion letters on the procedures of Cultural Heritage Conservation for the Department of Cultural Affairs, Taoyuan, solved a legal issue in a Cultural Heritage Conservation case. • Planned and implemented 13 projects and drafted six papers (2018-2019).

Consultant/Writer

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Taiwan Chapter

May 2018 ~ Aug 2018
4 mos
Drafted the Parallel Report to R.O.C.’s Initial Report under the United Nations Anti-Corruption Convention, which included 12 recommendations for Agency Anti-Corruption in Taiwan.

Assistant Manager, Risk Advisory Service

Deloitte

May 2017 ~ May 2018
1 yr 1 mo
Administered comprehensive risk consultant services, including fraud investigations, financial crimes, and anti-money laundering (AML). Key Accomplishments: • Led two investigations pertaining to procurement and embezzlement, helped clients to collect and analyze evidence, and test findings. • Prepared four life insurance companies for 2018 APG Mutual Evaluation by reviewing the AML process, and determining the need for any changes to comply with regulations. • Implemented the AML program for a property and casualty insurance company, followed the new Money Laundering Control Act in Taiwan.

Senior Ethics Compliance Officer

Suhua Improvement Engineering Office, Directorate General of Highways, MOTC

Jun 2013 ~ Jun 2017
4 yrs 1 mo
Led efforts to ensure justice in 30 fraud investigation projects, including bringing three to trial with guilty verdicts. Managed internal audit process and supervised training programs. Coordinated with the prosecutor's office to conduct fraud investigations, including physical surveillance, evidence collection, and analysis. Key Accomplishments: • Completed more than five internal audit projects, valued at NT $10B, analyzing compliance, quality, fraud, operations, and procurement procedures for road construction and motor vehicle service. • Monitored and oversaw the procedures of more than 1,000 public procurement projects, which amounted to over NT $100 billion, prevented loss up to NT $ 500 million. • Executed and supervised more than 20 in-house training sessions focused on anti-fraud policies and awareness, for more than 2000 employees and contractors.

Associate Administrator

Department of Civil Service Ethics, Port of Kaohsiung, The Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), MOTC

Jun 2011 ~ Jun 2013
2 yrs 1 mo
Propelled forward progress for quality and efficiency of marine construction through the launch of more than five separate internal audits, valued at NT $20B. Focused on compliance, quality, fraud, operations, and procurement procedures in the Port of Kaohsiung. Key Accomplishments: • Directed more than 100 public procurement projects with costs of NT $50B, and prevented more than $100M in loss.

Ethics Compliance Officer, Headquarters

Directorate General of Highways, MOTC

Nov 2006 ~ Jun 2011
4 yrs 8 mos
Established the Special Investigation Unit, and initiated more than 20 investigation missions. Key Accomplishments: • Drove results for more than 70 fraud investigation projects, and convicted seven cases in court. • Supervised 1000+ procurement projects, valued at NT $100B, and prevented loss of as much as NT $500M. • Hosted more than 10 anti-fraud policies and awareness training and trained over 2000 employees and contractors. • Launched more than five internal audit projects to review compliance, quality, fraud, operations and procurement procedure for road construction, valued at NT $20 billion.

Staff of Special Investigations Unit

Department of Government Ethics, Ministry of Justice

Jul 2009 ~ Dec 2009
6 mos
Collaborated with prosecutor’s office to conduct physical and communication surveillance, collect evidence, and analyze findings for fraud investigations.

Paralegal

Tai Fa, Attorneys-at-Law

Nov 2005 ~ Nov 2006
1 yr 1 mo
• Completed administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls, and greeting clients. • Handled communication with the court, clients, and witnesses. • Administratively supported and attended trials. • Prepared case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories, and testimony. • Conducted investigations and statistical/documentary research.

Educations

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Soochow University

Master’s Degree
Master of Laws

2024 - 2027
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National Taiwan University

Non-Degree Program (e.g. Coursera certificate)
Continuing Education Credits for Law Professionals

2005 - 2006
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National Chung Hsing University

Bachelor of Science (BS)
Agricultural Marketing

1994 - 1999
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