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The Council

The Council comprises 15-21 members appointed by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Members are appointed based on their expertise and experience in quality assurance, education and training as well as industry. The Council membership includes an international perspective by having 4-7 Members from outside Hong Kong. 

The Council meets three times a year, i.e. in January, May and September. Its work is supported by three standing committees:

Members of the Council for the current term (effective 1 October 2021) are listed below. Please click on the name of the Council Member to view biographical information.


Mr Rock CHEN Chung-nin, SBS, JP
Pacific Falcon Investment Group Limited
Fu Heng Investment Management Limited


Ms Margaret CHENG Wai-ching, JP
Human Resources Director
MTR Corporation Limited

Non-local Members

Professor Zita FAHMI
Vice Chancellor, Chancellery
Quest International University Perak

Dr Michael FUNG  
Deputy Chief Executive (Industry) |
Chief Human Resource Officer |
Chief Data Officer
SkillsFuture Singapore

Professor Sheelagh MATEAR 
Executive Director
Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities (AQA)
New Zealand

Professor Rhys ROWLAND-JONES
Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
Dubai, UAE

Professor Bjørn STENSAKER  
Vice-Rector for Education
University of Oslo

Local Members

Mr Anthony CHAN Tung-shan
Specialist, Hong Kong Qualifications Framework

Ms Margaret CHAN Wing-san
Chief Executive and Registrar
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Ms Florence CHUNG Wai-yee
Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration
Airport Authority Hong Kong

Professor Ronald CHUNG Chi-kit
Dean, School of Continuing Education
Hong Kong Baptist University

Mr Steve LO Chit-ki
Executive Vice President (Administration and Finance)
The University of Hong Kong

Dr Miranda LOU Lai-wah
Executive Vice President 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professor Isabella POON Wai-yin  
Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President
Professor, Department of Statistics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Hanqin QIU 
Dean and Distinguished Professor
College of Tourism and Service Management
Nankai University

Ms Edith SHIH 
Executive Director and Company Secretary
CK Hutchison Holdings Limited

Ms Candy TAM Lai-chuen, MH
Maple Consultancy

Professor Ricky WONG Ngok-shun
Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) cum Academic Registrar
Hong Kong Baptist University

Mr Peter YAN King-shun, JP
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

Ir Professor Richard YUEN Kwok-kit  
City University of Hong Kong

Ex-officio Members

Mr Esmond LEE Chung-sin, JP
Deputy Secretary for Education (1)
Education Bureau
(Representing the Permanent Secretary for Education)

Mr Albert CHOW
Executive Director 
Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications

Requests to review Council Member(s)’ declaration of interests should be made in writing by completing the form and forwarding it to the Council Secretary by post (10 Siu Sai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong) or by fax (2845 5951).