Business Development and Admission Committee

Chairman

Managing Director, Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited

Dr. Sunny CHAI Ngai Chiu

BBS, JP, MBA (CUHK-EMBA), ENGD (CITYU-SEEM)

Dr. Chai assumed the position of Chairman of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation in July 2018. In the same year, he was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by the HKSAR Chief Executive commending his outstanding contributions to the promotion of innovation and technology development in Hong Kong, and was conferred a University Fellow by Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He was named an Honorary Fellow of City University of Hong Kong in 2022, and appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 2021. He received the Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong in 2004.

Currently the Group Managing Director of Fook Tin Group Holding Limited, Dr. Chai is actively contributing to the society by serving as:

  • Chairman, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Member, Governance Committee of Hong Kong Growth Portfolio, HKSAR
  • Ex-officio member, InnoHK Steering Committee, Innovation and Technology Commission, HKSAR
  • Member, Enterprise Support Scheme Assessment Panel of Innovation and Technology Fund, HKSAR
  • Member, Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme Vetting Committee, HKSAR
  • Chairman, Federation of Hong Kong Industries
  • General Committee Member, Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong
  • Council Member, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Chairman, Innovation and Technology Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Chairman, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Foundation
  • Chairman, The Advisory Board of the Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Member, Court of City University of Hong Kong
  • Governors, Board of Governors, Tung Wah College
  • Committee Member, Chongqing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Dr. Chai graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Rochester Institute of Technology (USA) in 1988, and completed an Executive MBA program (EMBA) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007. In 2010, he was awarded the Doctor of Engineering (EngD) from the City University of Hong Kong.




Vice-Chairperson

Chairman, Clarksdale Investment Limited

Ms. Cordelia CHUNG

Ms. Chung is a corporate leader with extensive multinational experience. Specialised in information technology, with knowledge in building industry, and trained and practised as a lawyer.

Ms. Chung spent over 20 years with IBM. She was the first Asian female executive to serve on IBM Chairman & CEO's Strategy Team, setting global directions. She held senior leadership positions including Regional General Manager for Southeast Asian countries; General Manager for IBM China/Hong Kong Limited and General Counsel for Asia Pacific.

Ms. Chung currently serves as non-executive director of Arup Group Limited and Grosvenor Asia Pacific Limited and independent non-executive director of Hang Seng Bank Limited. She is Chairperson of Maryknoll Convent School Foundation, Chairperson of her private investment company Clarksdale Investment Limited and senior consultant at law firm Raymond T.Y. Chan, Victoria Chan & Co. Ms. Chung also serves on Hong Kong Government Human Resources Planning Commission and Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council. Her past services include Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee, Singapore University of Technology and Design Board of Trustees, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Council, Court of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Singapore Government Economic Strategies Committee and Dalian CPPCC.

Members

Venture Partner, Sequoia Capital China Fund

MR. HERBERT CHIA PUN KOK

JP

Herbert is currently Venture Partner of Sequoia Capital China Fund. With over 10 years of experience in data strategy and analytics, he has formed his own unique way of data-thinking and data-management, and has original insights in the future of big data. He has led Alibaba’s data team to make a series of significant achievements in the practical field of big data, including establishing a business and decision-making analytics framework for Alibaba Group’s business groups, developing intelligent data products, creating an operation team which contributes to the datamation of the group, successfully launching the public and proprietary Data Asset Management systems, and releasing the Data Protection Pact and so on.

Herbert was the leader of the Alibaba’s data team in 2014 which was named China’s Best Information Technology Team by Top CIO 2014. He was also rated as one of the Ten Most Influential Big Data Entrepreneurs in China by the State Information Center in 2017.  

Permanent Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry*

Mr.Eddie Mak Tak Wai

JP

Mr. Eddie MAK is the Permanent Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Eddie joined the Administrative Service in 1991 and has served in a number of policy bureaux and departments, including the former Information Technology and Broadcasting Bureau, the Civil Service Bureau, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Washington and the Post Office. He was Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA from July 2018 to September 2021, and served as Director, Celebrations Coordination Office from January to July 2022.

*Appointed on an ex-officio basis

Associate Professor,
School of Biomedical Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Stephanie Ma Kwai Yee

Dr Stephanie Ma obtained her B.Sc. (Cell Biology and Genetics) and M.Sc. (Experimental Medicine) degrees from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She then graduated with a Ph.D. degree from The University of Hong Kong (HKU) with an outstanding ranking and was awarded the Li Ka Shing Prize for the Best PhD Thesis of that year. Since then, she has been working at The University of Hong Kong where she is currently an Associate Professor and Associate Director (Knowledge Exchange and Global) in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Dr Ma is also a Principal Investigator at the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research at HKU. Dr Ma's research interest is on exploiting stemness as a cancer cell vulnerability. According to the ISI Essential Science Indicator, Dr Ma has been listed, from 2010 to 2018, as the top 1% of most cited scholars under the category of 'clinical medicine' and 'all fields'. She is also the recipient of the 2008 Young Scientist Award in Life Sciences from the Hong Kong Institution of Science, the 2012-13 Outstanding Young Researcher Award from HKU, the 2014 Croucher Innovation Award, the 2014 Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Awards (Second-class Award in Science and Technology Section) from the Higher Education Institution of China, the 2017 University of British Columbia Alumni Builder Award (Canada), the 2018 Ton Duc Thang University Scientific Prize - Rising Star Award (Vietnam) as well as the 2021 Research Grants Council (RGC) Research Fellowship Scheme. Dr Ma is a Founding Member of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences in which she currently serves as Vice-President and Co-Chair of their Outreach Committee.

HEAD OF ASIA, CITI GLOBAL WEALTH

MS. ANGEL NG YIN YEE

Angel Ng is the Head of Asia for Citi Global Wealth.  She is responsible for overseeing Citi Asia’s wealth business which includes Asia Private Bank and Consumer banking franchises in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Prior to her current position, Angel was the CEO for Citi Hong Kong and Macau.  She joined Citi in 1998, since then held many senior roles include Head of Consumer Banking, Head of Wealth Management and Head of Cards. 

Prior to Citi, Angel held a number of senior positions at Procter & Gamble and China Light and Power Hong Kong.  She started her career with HSBC. 

Angel currently serves as a board or committee member of the following organizations: Financial Infrastructure and Market Development Sub-Committee under the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee; Council of the Treasury Markets Association; Vice Chairman of the Financial & Treasury Services Committee of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce; and Board Advisor of Teach for Hong Kong. 

Angel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL MEMBER – ELECTION COMMITTEE

Hon Elizabeth Quat

BBS, JP

Hon. Elizabeth Quat, a Legislative Council member, is the current Chairman of Panel on Environmental Affairs, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Members' Interests, former Chairman of the Panel on Health Services and the Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting. Hon. Quat has founded several non-profit organisations. She is the Founder and Honorary President of the Smart City Consortium, Founding President of the Energy Saving & Environment Concern Alliance, and one of the founders and former President of the Internet Professional Association. Hon Quat was appointed as Member of The Deposit-taking Companies Advisory Committee. She was an elected member of the HKSAR Election Committee for the Information Technology Sub-sector in 2006 and 2011.

Her previous official appointments include member of the Advisory Committee on Innovation & Technology, member of the "Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme Project Assessment Panel" of the Innovation and Technology Fund, Senior Advisory Committee Member of The United Nations' Global Alliance For ICT and Development, member of the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee, and member of the Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee.

General Manager, Commercial Banking Department Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Ms. Phoebe Tse

Ms. Phoebe Tse is General Manager of Commercial Banking Department of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. She is an experienced banker, she joined BOCHK in 1989 and has since held various managerial positions. She was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive of Nanyang Commercial Bank (China) Limited in Shanghai overseeing corporate banking and treasury markets business from 2008 to 2012. She was appointed the Vice Chairman and the Chief Executive of Chiyu Banking Corporation Limited from August 2012 to February 2016 with overall responsibility for the business and operations management of the bank.

Phoebe serves as a member of the Estate Agents Authority, Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Corporation Advisory Board, Employees Retraining Board and General Committee of Federation of Hong Kong Industries.

Phoebe graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1989 with Bachelor of Business Administration degree, and obtained her EMBA degree in 2007 from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.