Mr. Chong Chan Yau
Mr. Chan Yau Chong graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in English Studies and Psychology. He later obtained a Master Degree in Information System from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
He is currently Co-founder and CEO of CarbonCare InnoLab, Member of Board of Directors of Climate Finance Asia, the Executive Committee member of the Hong Kong Blind Union, and the Board Member of the Dialogue in the Dark HK Foundation. He has been the President of Hong Kong Blind Union. He has also served as an Administrative Officer in the Hong Kong Government, Executive Director of Oxfam Hong Kong, and Director of the HKU Student Development of the Centre for Development and Resources for Students.
He received one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Awards in 1991, an MBE in 1995, the Poverty Alleviation Award from the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation in 2004, the University of Hong Kong Honorary University Fellowships in 2012 and the Compassion Award from HK & Macau Taiwanese Charity Fund in 2017.
Professor Alice Ming-lin CHONG is the Research Professor of the Caritas Institute of Higher Education. She has an impactful career integrating practice, education and research in social welfare in general and social gerontology in particular. She was Senior Researcher in the Labour and Welfare Bureau; an academic in the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), and a social worker and manager in a few NGOs before that. Her research interests include social gerontology, caregiving and ageing policies. She was awarded more than 60 research grants, has published over 90 academic articles and presented over 90 conference papers.
Prof. Chong participates actively in community services, being chair or board members of a few NGOs, and was invited to numerous government advisory committees (e.g., Elderly Commission, CIIF). She was the Founding President of the Hong Kong Association of Schools of Social Work from 2015 to 2019. Also, she was awarded the Medal of Honor by the Government for her community service, and Teaching Excellent Award by CityU and the University Grant Committee respectively.
Mr Ricky CHU Man-kin took the helm as Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) from 11 April 2019 till now.
Mr Chu joined the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) in 1978 as an investigator, and rose through the ranks to become the Acting Director of Corruption Prevention. In 2010, he joined the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) as its Secretary-General.
Mr Chu re-joined the ICAC in 2016 as the Director of Investigation until his retirement in 2019, when he was awarded the Hong Kong ICAC Medal for Distinguished Service (IDS).
Mr Chu graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor Degree in Social Science. He also holds a UK law degree.
Hon Kong Yuk Foon Doreen has been a practising solicitor for over twenty five years. She was elected as a member of the Legislative Council in 2022.
Doreen’s three main focused areas as a Legislative Councillor are social issues of grassroots, housing and legal issues. She would like to contribute herself by means of her professionalism and acting as a bridge between the Government and the citizens.
Professor Lou Vivian W. Q. is the Director of the Sau Po Centre on Ageing and a Professor at the Department of Social Work & Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong. Her research interests focus on family gerontology, in particular family caregiving for dementia, stroke, end-of-life older adults, and social adaptation and mental health of Chinese older adults and family caregivers. She has committed to cross-sector collaboration with community partners, social enterprises, and the market. Prof. Lou has been appointed as a member of the Statistics Advisory Board, Community Investment and Inclusion Fund, Senior Police Call Central Advisory Board, and Elderly Academy Development Foundation of the HKSAR Government. She is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a Council member of the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology and Consortium of Institutes of Family Limited (CIFA). Recently, Professor Lou is recognized as Healthy Ageing 50 leaders transforming the world to be a better place in which to grow older in 2022 and Woman Change Maker in STEM in 2023.
Hazel Wong has extensive experience in mental capacity related work. She has provided legal advisory work to committees, as well as making applications under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance, managing financial affairs of mentally incapacitated persons in Hong Kong and overseas and advising financial institutions on related issues.
Hazel also handles wealth and succession planning matters, contentious probate and trust matters and advises charities and philanthropy work.