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Council

The Chancellor of the University is the Chief Executive of Hong Kong. The Education University of Hong Kong Ordinance makes provision for an executive governing body, the Council.

 

Contact Governance Report (extracted from Annual Report 2020/21) 

 

 

Council Members

David WONG Yau-kar

Chairman

Dr David WONG Yau-kar (黃友嘉博士), GBS, JP

Dr David Wong received a PhD in Economics at the University of Chicago in 1987. He previously served as an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Dr Wong has since worked in various industries including corporate finance, manufacturing and trading. He currently serves as a non-executive director at a number of listed and non-listed companies.

Dr Wong actively participates in various community services. He is presently Hong Kong Deputy to The National People’s Congress, a member of the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development and also a member of Exchange Fund Advisory Committee. Dr Wong is also Chairman of the Panel of Advisors of the Land Sharing Pilot Scheme and Chairman of the Board of Governors of HKCT Institute of Higher Education. He previously served as President of the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong (2010-2011).

 

Dr Wong was conferred an Honorary Fellow by Lingnan University in 2012, the Vocational Training Council in 2013, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2018 and The Open University of Hong Kong in 2020, respectively.

 

Dr Wong was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) in 2010 and was awarded a Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) and a Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) in 2012 and 2017 respectively. (Last update: 6 October 2021)

Dr Terence CHAN Ho-wah

Deputy Chairman

Dr Terence CHAN Ho-wah (陳浩華博士)

Dr Terence Chan is the Chairman of Bay Area Capital Partners Limited, a Hong Kong SFC licensed asset management firm that focuses on private equity investment in the area of real estate & infrastructure asset, property & construction technology, clean energy, fintech, environmental, social and governance (ESG) enhancement and smart cities applications. He has been an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Construction of The University of Hong Kong with main areas of research in cross-border real estate investment, asset securitisation, technology application and sustainable development.

Dr Chan not only holds a PhD in Economics and an MSc in Real Estate, but also possesses professional fellow membership in CPA Australia (FCPA) and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) as well as the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is deeply devoted to industry and professional bodies through assuming the roles of the Chairman of ESG & Sustainable Investment Committee of Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association, the Co-chairman of the Belt and Road Working Group of Hong Kong Green Finance Association, a Member of Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) of the Securities and Futures Commission, a Member of the Mainland Opportunities Committee of Financial Services Development Council and Advisory Board Member of CFA Society Hong Kong. He is also a Member of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies of the State Council and a Member of the 2021 Election Committee of the HKSAR Government.

 

Dr Chan actively participates in education and social service. He was a Council Member of Hong Kong Baptist University. He is currently the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Business Discipline of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, a Member of the Advisory Committee of Graduate Employment of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, a Member of Security and Guarding Services Industry Authority and the Witness Protection Review Board of Security Bureau, a Member of Higher Rights Assessment Board and an Observer of the Independent Police Complaints Council. (Last update: 17 May 2022)

Imma LING Kit-sum

Treasurer

Ms Imma LING Kit-sum (凌潔心女士)

Ms Imma Ling is a Certified Public Accountant and a retired assurance partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is Independent Non-executive Director of Wise Ally International Holdings Limited, Raymond Industrial Limited, EVA Precision Industrial Holdings Limited and Arta TechFin Corporation Limited; all of which are listed on the Main Board of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

She is a Council Member of Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, an Executive Committee Member of Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association, a Member of the Appeal Board Panel (Town Planning), and a Member of Hospital Governing Committee. She was also a former Board Member of the Estates Agents Authority and the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board. Ms Ling is a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Professional Accountants, Canada (CMA, Ontario), and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She is an accredited general mediator. (Last update: 9 November 2021)

Anissa CHAN WONG Lai-kuen

Member

Dr Anissa CHAN WONG Lai-kuen (陳黃麗娟博士), SBS, MH, JP

Dr Anissa Chan was the Principal of St. Paul’s Co-educational College and the Supervisor of St. Paul’s Co-educational College Primary School (2004-2017), and has been the Supervisor of Sheng Kung Hui Kindergarten since 2004. In addition to many public services, Dr Chan is currently Chairman of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Chairman of the Task Force on Review of School Curriculum, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Principals’ Institute, Honorary Court Member of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Member of the Advisory Committee on Teacher Education (Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Member of Presidential Advisory Group of the University, Scholar-Practitioner Fellow of Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change, Member of the Independent Police Complaints Council, Honorary Fellow of the University, Member of the Board of Governors of Centennial College, The University of Hong Kong and Member of the ICAC Complaints Committee. (Last update: 6 October 2021)

Armstrong LEE Hon-cheung

Member

Mr Armstrong LEE Hon-cheung (李漢祥先生)

Mr Armstrong Lee Hon-cheung is a seasoned management and HR consultant and Managing Director of Worldwide Consulting Group Company Limited. 

 

Mr Lee is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hong Kong Education City Limited, a Member of the 6th Election Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Social Welfare Advisory Committee, the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, the Lump Sum Grant Steering Committee of the Government and the Human Capital Committee of the Financial Services Development Council.

Mr Lee is also a Member of Non-local Higher and Professional Education Appeal Board, a Member of the Finance Committee of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, a Board Member of Muse College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and an Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Children Foundation.

 

Mr Lee was previously a Council Member of Lingnan University (2015 - 2021), City University of Hong Kong (2008 - 2013) and The Open University of Hong Kong (currently known as Hong Kong Metropolitan University) (2003 - 2005). (Last update: 1 May 2022)

Joanna LI LAU Lai-hing

Member

Mrs Joanna LI LAU Lai-hing (李劉麗卿女士), MH

Mrs Joanna Li is the Managing Partner of King and Company, Solicitors & Notaries. She is also a China-Appointed Attesting Officer. Throughout her career, Mrs Li has acquired ample experience and knowledge in the areas of commercial, dispute resolution, family disputes, regulatory and real estate. Outside of the legal sphere, Mrs Li has been a devoted member of public offices. Currently, she is a member of the Court of The Open University of Hong Kong and a Chairman of the Appeal Panel constituted under section 45 of the Buildings Ordinance (Cap. 123).

Previously, Mrs Joanna Li served on the Council of The Open University of Hong Kong (Council Member, Chairperson of the University’s Human Resources Committee and Chairperson of the University’s Main Tender Board), Social Workers Registration Board – Disciplinary Committee Panel, Social Welfare Department – Lump Sum Grant Independent Complaints Handling Committee, Social Welfare Department – Lotteries Fund Advisory Committee, Women’s Commission, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Disciplinary Committee Panel & Investigation Committee Panel, the Board of Directors of the HKSAR Surviving Spouses’ and Children’s Pensions Scheme, and Hong Kong Mediation Centre (Vice President). (Last update: 13 August 2020)

Kennedy Liu Tat-yin

Member

Mr Kennedy LIU Tat-yin (廖達賢先生)

Mr Kennedy Liu is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA degree from The University of Warwick, U.K. He was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he served over 38 years, including 28 years as a partner. He was the leader of PwC’s Capital Markets Services in China (including mainland China and Hong Kong) and Asia-Pacific, and served on PwC China’s Management Board and Assurance Services Leadership Team and PwC Global’s Capital Markets Services Leadership Team.

Mr Liu is active in serving the community. At present, he is the Vice-Chairperson of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, the Chairman of the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board of the Government of Hong Kong SAR, among others. In the past, he served as an elected Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), a Council Member of the City University of Hong Kong, a Council Member of the Vocational Training Council, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Canadian International School of Hong Kong, among others. (Last update: 1 July 2022)

Lui Hon-kwong

Member

Professor LUI Hon-kwong (呂漢光教授)

Professor Lui Hon-kwong is the Associate Vice-President (Projects) and Professor of the Department of Marketing and International Business at Lingnan University. He received his PhD in economics from The University of Hong Kong and worked for a few years as a marketing executive in the retail industry and as Statistician in the civil service.

He was the member of the EcoPark Advisory Committee, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel and Disciplinary Panel A of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Moreover, he was a Council Member of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority and Deputy Chairman of its Research and Development Committee. (Last update: 2 August 2021)

Willie LUI Pok-shek

Member

Mr Willie LUI Pok-shek (呂博碩先生), JP

Mr Willie Lui is an Executive Director of Union Paper Box & Printing Press Limited. He is a current Member of the Advisory Board of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, the Supervisor of TWGHs Lui Yun Choy Memorial College and a Member of Caritas Medical Centre - Hospital Governing Committee. Mr Lui is also active in public services in Hong Kong, previously served as a Member of Appeal Panel (Housing), a Member of Appeal Board Panel (Town Planning), a Member of The Board of Management of the Chinese Permanent Cemeteries, a Member of Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest and Heart Diseases Association, a Member of Administrative Appeals Board, an Adjudicator of Immigration Tribunal and an Adjudicator of Registration of Persons Tribunal. (Last update: 14 June 2022)

Winnie NG Wing-mui

Member

Ms Winnie NG (伍穎梅女士), JP

Ms Winnie Ng is an outstanding female entrepreneur in Hong Kong. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, and a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University, where she was a Mason Fellow. Ms Ng is a Director of Transport International Holdings Limited and The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited. She is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Century City International Holdings Limited, Paliburg Holdings Limited and Regal Hotels International Holdings Limited.

Ms Ng has received much recognition and numerous awards, including the Outstanding Businesswomen Award in 2019, and was appointed Justice of the Peace in 2017. In previous years, she won a Nobel Laureate Series: Asian Chinese Leadership Award, named in a list of China’s Top Ten Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs, a Woman of Excellence, and won the Yazhou Zhoukan Young Chinese Entrepreneur Award. Ms Ng is known for her innovation and creativity. She pioneered and established the multimedia company RoadShow Holdings Limited in 2001, and was Deputy Chairman until 2017 when the company was acquired by a consortium for over HK$1 billion.

 

Ms Ng is also active in public service, as a Director of Po Leung Kuk, a Member of Women’s Commission, a Member of Town Planning Board, a Director of CUHK Medical Centre, a Director of HKBU Chinese Medicine Hospital, a Supervisor of Mr & Mrs Chan Pak Keung Tsing Yi School, an Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation, a Court Member of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and a Council Member of The Better Hong Kong Foundation. She was Chairman of the Hospital Governing Committee of the Prince of Wales Hospital from 2014 to 2020, a Member of the Hospital Authority and its Supporting Services Development Committee Chairman, and a Member of the Hong Kong Tourism Board and its Marketing and Business Development Committee Chairman from 2010 to 2016. She acted as a judge for the Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2014 and for the Hong Kong Volunteer Award from 2005 to 2021. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. (Last update: 20 May 2022)

YAU Siu-hung

Member

Mr YAU Siu-hung (邱少雄先生), MH

Mr Yau Siu-hung is currently the Principal of Yan Chai Hospital Wong Wha San Secondary School. He is the Chairman of New Territories School Heads Association, the Chairman of Hong Kong Teachers’ Association, a member of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Council, the Vice-Chairman of the Research and Development Committee of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, a member of Committee on Home-School-Co-operation of Education Bureau, the Chairman of Sai Kung District Youth Programme Committee, and the Vice-Chairman of Sai Kung District School Heads Association. 

Mr Yau is also a member of Steering Committee on Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases, a Co-opted member of Ocean Park Corporation Education Committee, a member of the Health Education and Health Promotion Foundation and the Chairman of Tseung Kwan O Cultural and Recreational Centre. Mr Yau received a Medal of Honour of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2018. (Last update: 18 May 2021)

Eric YEUNG Chuen-sing

Member

Mr Eric YEUNG Chuen-sing (楊全盛先生), JP

Mr Eric Yeung is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Skyzer VC Group and is active in the innovation & technology industry. He is the Founding President of the Esports Association Hong Kong, the Founder and Honorary President of Smart City Consortium and the Honorary Associate Professor of Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration at The Open University of Hong Kong.

Mr Yeung is also the Director of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited. With regard to youth development, Mr Yeung advocates youth contribution to society. He disseminates positive information to the public with a view to shaping a harmonious society with innovative technology. Mr Yeung was selected as the 4th Young Leader of the Junior Chamber International Harbour in 2010. (Last update: 2 August 2021)

Jennifer YEUNG Yin-chi

Member

Ms Jennifer YEUNG Yin-chi (楊燕芝女士)

Ms Jennifer Yeung is a Director of The Glorious Sun Holdings Limited. She is also active in public services in Hong Kong. Currently, she is a Member of Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, an Observer of the Independent Police Complaints Council, a Council Member of the Hong Kong Award for Young People, a Standing Committee Member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong, a School of Business Advisory Committee Member of Hong Kong Baptist University, and a Director of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (2021/2022).  (Last update: 12 July 2021)

Ben YOUNG

Member

Professor Ben YOUNG (楊立偉教授)

Professor Ben Young is Vice President (Student and Global Affairs) and Chair Professor of Steel Structures of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, overseeing the institutional policies and plans related to student development and promotion of culture, as well as the global engagement endeavours in educational initiatives involving the establishment of partnership with leading universities and strategic partners in overseas countries. He is an advisory member of the American Institute of Steel Construction for the Committee on Structural Stainless Steel.

He served as a panel member for the Research Assessment Exercise 2014 in the Built Environment Panel under the University Grants Committee, Hong Kong. Professor Young is currently a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Constructional Steel Research, published by Elsevier. He has published over 630 international journal and conference papers, of which over 330 are SCI indexed journal papers. He has an h-index of 56 in Scopus. Professor Young received the Shortridge Hardesty Award for his research contributions to the stability design of cold-formed steel and stainless steel structures given by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2020. (Last update: 3 May 2022)

Stephen Cheung

Member

Professor Stephen CHEUNG Yan-leung (張仁良教授), SBS, JP, Officier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, President

Professor Stephen Cheung is the President and Chair Professor of Public Policy of the University. (Last update: 24 December 2018)

John Lee

Member

Professor John LEE Chi-kin (李子建教授), JP, Vice President (Academic) and Provost

Professor John Lee is the Vice President (Academic) and Provost, Chair Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Director of the Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education, Co-Director (Research) of the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, and Co-Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development of the University. Professor Lee is also the UNESCO Chair in Regional Education Development and Lifelong Learning and SEAMEO Research Fellow. (Last update: 7 March 2022)

Chetwyn CHAN Che-hin

Member

Professor Chetwyn CHAN Che-hin (陳智軒教授), Vice President (Research and Development)

Professor Chetwyn Chan is the Vice President (Research and Development) of the University. (Last update: 1 July 2021)

Chan Siu Suk-fan

Public Officer

Mrs CHAN SIU Suk-fan (陳蕭淑芬女士)

Mrs Chan Siu Suk-fan is a teacher by profession. She is a Deputy Secretary of Education of the Education Bureau, with a portfolio covering the policy formulation and implementation in respect of the following areas: kindergarten education, special and integrated education, teacher development and professional development for teachers and principals. (Last update: 21 May 2020)

Maxwell HO Chun-sing

Elected Staff Council Member

Dr Maxwell HO Chun-sing (何振聲博士)

Dr Maxwell Ho is Lecturer of the Department of Education Policy and Leadership at the University. He is a Staff Council Member elected by eligible staff members of the University. (Last update: 1 February 2022)

Anna Hui

Elected Staff Council Member

Ms Anna HUI Sui-yee (許瑞儀女士)

Ms Anna Hui is Information Technology Manager of the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the University. She is a Staff Council Member elected by eligible staff members of the University. (Last update: 7 December 2019)

Jae Hyung PARK

Elected Staff Council Member

Dr PARK Jae Hyung (朴宰亨博士)

Dr Jae Park is Assistant Professor of the Department of International Education of the University.  He is a Staff Council Member elected by eligible staff members of the University. (Last update: 1 July 2021)

May Cheng

Staff nominated by the Academic Board

Professor May CHENG May-hung (鄭美紅教授)

Professor May Cheng is the Associate Vice President (Academic Affairs) cum Registrar; and Chair Professor of Teacher Education at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the University. She is a Staff Council Member nominated by the Academic Board and appointed by the Council of the University. (Last update: 17 March 2021)

Sammy Hui

Staff nominated by the Academic Board

Dr Sammy HUI King-fai (許景輝博士)

Dr Sammy Hui is the Associate Vice President (Student Learning) and Principal Lecturer of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the University. He is a Staff Council Member nominated by the Academic Board and appointed by the Council of the University. (Last update: 4 January 2022)

Eric Tsang

Staff nominated by the Academic Board

Professor Eric TSANG Po-keung (曾寶強教授)

Professor Eric Tsang is Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies and Student Learning) of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and Head of the Department of Science and Environmental Studies of the University. He is a Staff Council Member nominated by the Academic Board and appointed by the Council of the University. (Last update: 17 March 2021)

Lam Sing-loi

Student Member

Miss LAM Sing-loi (林昇萊小姐)

Miss Lam Sing-loi is a full-time student of the Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese Language) Programme. She is the Student Council Member nominated by the Selection Panel for Appointment of Student Members to the Council and the Academic Board, and appointed by the Council. (Last update: 26 May 2022)

Sarah Wong

Member and Secretary of the Council

Ms Sarah WONG Man-yee (黃敏兒女士), Vice President (Administration)

Ms Sarah Wong is the Vice President (Administration) and Secretary to Council of the University. (Last update: 9 January 2017)