Business Development and Admission Committee

Chairman

Managing Director, Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited

Dr. Sunny CHAI Ngai Chiu

SBS, 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. Dr. Chai was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) in 2023 for advancing innovation and technology in Hong Kong through facilitating start-ups, establishing the Shenzhen branch of Hong Kong Science Park and enabling re-industrialisation. He was appointed Honorary Fellow by The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2023 and was named an Honorary Fellow of City University of Hong Kong in 2022. He was also appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 2021 and 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:

  • Government
    • Member, CPPCC National Committee
    • Member, Chief Executive's Council of Advisers
    • Member, Committee on Innovation, Technology and Industry Development Innovation, Technology and Industry Bureau
    • Member, Advisory Committee on Attracting Strategic Enterprises, Office for Attracting Strategic Enterprises (OASES)
    • Member, Task Force for Promoting and Branding Hong Kong, HKSAR
    • Chairman, Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme Vetting Committee (PASS), The Commerce & Economic Development Bureau, HKSAR
    • Member, Trade and Industry Advisory Board (TIAB)
    • Member, Global STEM Professorship Scheme Assessment Panel, Innovation, Technology and Industry Bureau, HKSAR
    • Ex-officio member, InnoHK Steering Committee, Innovation and Technology Commission, HKSAR
    • Ex-officio Members of Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-industrialisation, HKSAR
    • Committee Member, Chongqing Chinese Political Consultative Conference
  • Public Organisations
    • Chairman, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
    • Co-Convenor, Innovation and Technology Task Force, Belt and Road & Greater Bay Area Committee, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
    • Member, Advisory Committee, Hong Kong X Foundation
    • Member, Expert Review Panel (ERP), Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre Limited
    • Chairman, Product Promotion Programme Committee (PPPC), Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
    • Chairman, Innovation and Technology Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
    • Member, Belt and Road & Greater Bay Area Committee, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
    • Council Member, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
  • Industries
    • Honorary President, The Federation of Hong Kong Industries
    • Honorary President, Hong Kong Electrical Appliance Industries Association
    • Honorary Chairman, Hong Kong Mould and Product Technology Association
    • General Committee Member, The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong
  • Universities and Colleges
    • Chairman on The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Foundation and Governing Committee
    • Vice Chairman, 7th Executive Committee, CityU Eminence Society
    • Honorary Advisor of Advisory Board, Tencent Finance Academy (HK)
    • Chairman, The Advisory Board of the Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • Member, Court of City University of Hong Kong
  • NGOs
    • Member, Strategy Committee on Tech-Enablement, Hong Kong Council of Social Service
    • Member, Advisory Committee, Innovation and Technology for Ageing of Hong Kong Council of Social Service
    • Advisor and Think Tank Member, Dashun Foundation

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

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

Prof. Stephanie Ma Kwai Yee

Prof. 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 received the Li Ka Shing Prize for the Best PhD Thesis of that year. Since then, she has worked at The University of Hong Kong where she is currently Professor and Associate Director (Knowledge Exchange and Global) in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine.  Prof. Ma is also a Principal Investigator at the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research at HKU. Her research interests are in understanding how a more undifferentiated and stemness state in cancer can contribute to therapy resistance and tumour recurrence. She is the recipient of the 2008 Young Scientist Award in Life Sciences from the Hong Kong Institution of Science, 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 2021 Research Grants Council (RGC) Research Fellow Scheme as well as the 2023 Croucher Senior Research Fellowship.  Prof. Ma is a Founding Member of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences, where she currently serves as Vice-President and Co-Chair of their Outreach Committee. She also serves as a Member of both the Science Sub-committee under the Museum Advisory Committee and the Expert Panel on the Designation of Designated Local Research Institutions.

Members

Permanent Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry*

Mr.Eddie Mak Tak Wai

JP

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

Mr. Mak 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

Chairman and Non-executive Director, DT Capital Limited

Ms. Jennifer Chan Pui Kwan

Ms. Jennifer Chan, Chairman of DT Capital Limited, a listed company at HKEx engaged in investment.

Born in Hong Kong, spent her youth and received education in the Netherlands, Ms. Chan started her career as a corporate banker in early 90’s before she became entrepreneur in 2001 with SINOVA, a corporate services & advisory firm. In 2021 she started her latest venture Orientis Ltd., an investment advisory firm for family offices & venture capital firms interested in private equity investment in Europe.

Ms. Chan is also active in the community services and holds advisory positions in various institutions. At present, she is one of the General Committee members of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a Member of Competition Commission, an Advisory Committee Member of Enhancing Self-Reliance Through District Partnership Programme (ESR), a Member of the Trade and Industry Advisory Board (TIAB) as well as a Member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. Chan is licensed under SFO for type 6 & type 9 activities.  She is also an INED at JBB Builders International Limited (Stock code: 1903).

Executive Director and Managing Director, Man Yue Technology Holdings Limited

Mr. Eugene Chan Yu Ching

Mr. Eugene Chan serves as the Executive Director and Managing Director of Man Yue Tech Group. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Science from the University of British Columbia in Canada, majoring in Electronic and Electrical Engineering. With over 20 years of extensive experience in the electronic components industry, Mr. Chan received the Young Industrialist Awards of Hong Kong in 2008. Under his leadership, Man Yue Tech Group has not only become the world's No. 4 Aluminum Polymer manufacturer and No. 8 Aluminum E-cap manufacturer but has also broken the foreign monopoly on key components in the electronics and new energy industries.

In recent years, as the global push for energy transformation and carbon neutrality has gained momentum, Mr. Chan has been actively involved in the new energy sector, focusing on the development and application of innovative energy storage systems.

Mr. Chan currently holds several prominent positions in various professional organizations, including serving as the Executive Vice President of the Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council. He is also a General Committee Member of the Hong Kong Federation of Industries, Convenor of the Computer, Electronic & Optical Industry Committee of CMA, Executive Committee Member of the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association, Executive Committee member of the FHKI Hong Kong Electronic Industries Council, Committee Member of the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Association, and Advisory Committee Member on Applied Physics of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University etc.

Venture Partner, Sequoia Capital China Fund

MR. HERBERT CHIA PUN KOK

JP

Mr. Herbert Chia is a Venture Partner of Sequoia Capital China Fund and the Vice President of Greater Bay Area International Information Technology Industry Association. With over ten years of experience in data strategy and analytics, he has developed a unique data-thinking and data-management approach, offering original insights into the future of big data. During his tenure at Alibaba, he led the data team to achieve a series of significant milestones in the practical application of big data. These included the establishment of a business and decision-making analytics framework for Alibaba Group’s various business entities, developing intelligent data products, and creating an operation team dedicated to the group’s datamation. He also successfully launched public and proprietary Data Asset Management systems and released the Data Protection Pact, among other achievements.

Under Mr. Chia’s leadership, Alibaba’s data team was named China’s Best Information Technology Team by Top CIO 2014. He was also recognised as one of the Ten Most Influential Big Data Entrepreneurs in China by the State Information Center in 2017.  

HEAD OF ASIA NORTH & AUSTRALIA, CLUSTER AND BANKING, Citi

MS. ANGEL NG YIN YEE

Ms. Angel Ng is the Head of Asia North and Australia, Cluster and Banking for Citi Global Wealth. She oversees Citi's franchise in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand, and Taiwan. Her role includes geographic management, client coverage and delivery, legal entity management, product oversight, banking segment management, and driving local client engagement across all business lines.

Before assuming her current role, Ms. Ng was the Head of Asia for Citi Global Wealth. She joined Citi Hong Kong in 1998, and over the years, she has held many senior positions, including the CEO of Citi Hong Kong and Macau, Head of Consumer Banking, Head of Wealth Management and Head of Cards.

Ms. Ng commenced her career with HSBC. Before joining Citi, she held a number of senior positions at Procter & Gamble and CLP Power Hong Kong.

Ms. Ng currently contributes to several organisations as a board or committee member, including the Financial Infrastructure and Market Development Sub-Committee under the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. She also serves on the Banking Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation, the Council of the Treasury Markets Association, and the Board Trustees of the Chung Chi College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Ms. Ng 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. 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.

Hon. Quat’s 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 the General Manager of Commercial Banking Department of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. With a wealth of experience in the banking sector, she previously held the position of Deputy Chief Executive of Nanyang Commercial Bank (China) Limited in Shanghai from 2008 to 2012, overseeing corporate banking and treasury markets. Following this, she served as the Vice Chairman and the Chief Executive of Chiyu Banking Corporation Limited from August 2012 to February 2016, where she assumed overall responsibility for the business and operations management of the bank.

Ms. Tse is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, the General Committee of Federation of Hong Kong Industries, and Member of the Quality Assurance Council (QAC) of the University Grants Committee (UGC). 

Ms. Tse earned her Master of Business Administration degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.