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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 2019/20) 

 

 

Council Members

David Wong

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 of The National People’s Congress, a member of the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisors on Innovation and Strategic Development, a member of the Financial Leaders’ Forum 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: 17 March 2021)

Dieter Yih

Deputy Chairman

Mr Dieter YIH (葉禮德先生), JP

Mr Dieter Yih is a partner of Kwok Yih & Chan, Solicitors. His practice focuses on capital markets, corporate finance, securities, mergers & acquisitions in Hong Kong, mainland China and the Asian region. He is currently the Chairman of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre, a Member of the Education Commission, a Member of the Quality Education Fund Steering Committee, a Member of the Regulatory Oversight Board of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Member of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, a Member of the Standing Committee on Judicial Salaries and Conditions of Service, a Member of the Standing Committee on Legal Education and Training, and the Chairman of the King’s College London Hong Kong Foundation. Mr Yih is an Independent Non-executive Director of Sun Art Retail Group Limited and Sinochem Energy Co., Ltd. Mr Yih was a Past President of The Law Society of Hong Kong (2012-2013). (Last update: 13 August 2020)

Susanna Chiu

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 Digital Hollywood Interactive Limited, Wise Ally International Holdings Limited, Raymond Industrial Limited and EVA Precision Industrial Holdings Limited; all of which are listed on the Main Board of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

She is also a Board Member of the Estate Agents Authority, 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. 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: 25 April 2021)

Sylvia Chan

Member

Ms Sylvia CHAN May-kuen (陳美娟女士), MH

Ms Sylvia Chan is currently the Principal of Ying Wa Primary School. Passionate about contributing to society, she is a member of several social organisations and government departments, including the Advisory Council on the Environment, Social Welfare Advisory Committee, Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals, Hong Kong St. John Ambulance, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Steering Committee on Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases and Steering Committee for Jockey Club BEAM Plus in Schools Project.

She is also the Chairperson of the Education Committee of World Wide Fund for Nature (HK), the Convenor of the Education Working Group under the Environmental Campaign Committee, and the Director of Hong Kong Education City Limited (HKEdCity). Ms Chan was also awarded the Chief Executive’s Commendation for Community Service and the Award of Excellent Educational Administration in 2013, and the Medal of Honour in 2019. (Last update: 2 March 2021)

Anissa Chan

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 is the Supervisor of Sheng Kung Hui Kindergarten since 2004. In addition to many public services, Dr Chan is currently 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: 19 October 2020)

Tony Choi

Member

Mr Tony CHOI Siu-chow (蔡少洲先生), JP

Mr Tony Choi is an Executive Director of Hong Kong Garment Manufacturing Co. Ltd., and a Director of a number of private companies in various industries. He is a current member of the Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals (COTAP), the Supervisor of Yan Chai Hospital Choi Hin To Primary School, and a Director of the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Chamber of Commerce. He previously served on the Board of the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI), Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM), and was a Council Member of Lingnan University. (Last update: 13 August 2020)

Glenn Fok

Member

Mr Glenn FOK (霍經麟先生)

Mr Glenn Fok is a Board Member of the Financial Services Development Council and its Market Development Committee. He is also a member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) Board and a member of several committees under the WKCDA Board. In mid-June 2019, Mr Fok was appointed an Independent Non-executive Director of China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited. He is a Senior Consultant of Moelis & Company, a leading global independent investment bank listed on the New York Stock Exchange. 

He also serves as a Senior Consultant to Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) Limited, an Asian multinational industrial group. Mr Fok was formerly Vice Chairman Asia of UBS Corporate Client Services. During his 32 years of investment banking and corporate finance career, he led many landmark initial public offerings, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, complex debt and equity issuances, corporate restructuring and re-organisation, and strategic financial advisory transactions. Prior to joining UBS, Mr Fok was the Head of Investment Banking Services and Joint Head of Corporate Finance of Schroders Asia Limited. He had served as a Member of the Board of Bank of America (Asia) Limited, the Securities & Futures Commission Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts, the Board of Trustee of United College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee and the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited. (Last update: 17 March 2021)

Joanna Li

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)

Lui Hon-kwong

Member

Professor LUI Hon-kwong (呂漢光教授)

Professor Lui Hon-kwong is the Associate Vice-President (Further Education and 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: 13 August 2020)

Enboa Wu

Member

Professor Enboa WU (吳恩柏教授)

Professor Enboa Wu is currently Associate Vice-President for Knowledge Transfer (AVP-KT) of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Before joining HKUST, he devoted 10 years in Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) as a Vice President and Founding Group Director. Under his leadership, the team invented 60% of ASTRI’s total patents, created six start-ups, and received 30 technology awards.

Before joining ASTRI, Professor Wu was the Deputy General Director of ERSO/ITRI in Taiwan and led the semiconductor backend team and the flat panel display team. Both were the largest applied research teams in Taiwan in support of the two Taiwan’s world-class industries. Professor Wu received his PhD degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He started his career in Silicon Valley and then devoted 15 years as a professor at National Taiwan University. He is a fellow of IEEE and ASME, and a registered professional civil engineer in California and Taiwan. (Last update: 17 March 2021)

Enboa Wu

Member

Mr Eric YEUNG (楊全盛先生)

Mr Eric Yeung is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Skyzer VC Group, and is active in the IT 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.

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 is the Chairman of Hong Kong United Youth Exchange Foundation. He is also a member of the Council for Sustainable Development, a member of the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, a member of the Small and Medium Enterprises Committee, a member of the Telecommunications Users Consumers Advisory Committee and a member of the HKTDC Innovation and Technology Advisory Committee. In 2010, Mr Yeung was selected as the 4th Young Leader of the Junior Chamber International Harbour. (Last update: 10 May 2021)

Enboa Wu

Member

Professor Ben YOUNG (楊立偉教授)

Professor Ben Young is Vice President (Student and International Affairs) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, overseeing the institutional policies and plans related to student development and culture promotion 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, ELSEVIER. He has published over 590 international journal and conference papers, of which over 300 are SCI indexed journal papers. He has an h-index of 50 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 2021)

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 Education in Environmental Sustainability of the University. Professor Lee is also the UNESCO Chair in Regional Education Development and Lifelong Learning at the University. (Last update: 19 October 2020)

Lui Tai-lok

Member

Professor LUI Tai-lok (呂大樂教授), JP, Vice President (Research and Development)

Professor Lui Tai-lok is the Vice President (Research and Development), Chair Professor of Hong Kong Studies, Director of Academy of Hong Kong Studies, and Director of the Centre for Greater China Studies of the University. (Last update: 19 October 2020)

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)

Irene Cheng

Elected Staff Council Member

Dr Irene CHENG Nga-yee (鄭雅儀博士)

Dr Irene Cheng is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Science and Environmental Studies of the University.  She is a Staff Council Member elected by eligible staff members of the University. (Last update: 17 March 2021)

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)

Li Chin-wa

Elected Staff Council Member

Mr LI Chin-wa (李展華先生)

Mr Li Chin-wa is a senior lecturer of the Department of International Education, and Co-Director of the Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education of the University. He is a Staff Council Member elected by eligible staff members of the University and an executive committee member of the Council on Professional Conduct in Education (CPC). (Last update: 17 March 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)

Mark Mason

Staff nominated by the Academic Board

Professor Mark MASON

Professor Mark Mason is Head of the Department of International Education 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)

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)

Sarah Wong

Student Member

Mr YEUNG Yat-ming (楊逸銘先生)

Mr Yeung Yat-ming is a full-time student of the Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) Programme, and the Student Council Member nominated by the Sub-committee of Student Governance, on recommendation of the student representatives in attendance, and appointed by the Council. He is the President of the 28th Provisional Executive Council of Students’ Union of the University. (Last update: 6 May 2021)

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)