Professor John Chai, Managing Director of Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited, is a distinguished scholar and dental specialist. As a dental specialist, he has also been awarded fellowship to several professional organizations. Prior to joining the Fook Tin Group, Professor Chai was a full time professor at Northwestern University. He is presently a Professor Emeritus of Northwestern University, and an Honorary Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Having a close affinity with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Professor Chai is the Vice Chairman of University Council and Chairman of its Knowledge Transfer Committee. He is also a member of the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development, HKSAR, and was Immediate Past Chairman of Business Environment Council Limited. Professor Chai is keen to take up public duties covering higher education, innovation and technology, environmental protection and sustainable development of Hong Kong.