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ITC welcomes new advisory committee members

ITC is pleased to announce the members of the 48th Advisory Committee on Textile and Clothing Industries of PolyU. The committee comprises experts and industrial leaders in fashion manufacturing, retail and marketing, sourcing, and fashion design. The appointments are effective 1 June 2019 for a period of two years.

Chaired by Ms Shirley Chan, JP, Vice Chairman of YGM Trading Ltd., the new committee will advise the top management members of ITC on academic programmes, research and outreach activities.

In a statement given by Ms Chan, she said, “It is my pleasure to serve as Chair of the Advisory Committee, which consists of many fashion professionals in various trades and industries. With our team experience, we anticipate that our advice will inspire and unite the industry and academia which will provide students with a global vision and trade connections, and shape their future as the new talents in the fashion/textile world."

Prof. Jintu Fan, Head and Chair Professor of ITC and Convenor of the Advisory Committee, added, "I am honoured to welcome nine new members, including Ms Shirley Chan, Ms Angie Lau, Ms Vanessa Cheung, Ms Katherine Fang, Ms Irene Lau,  Mr Lincoln Lau, Mr Bosco Law, Ms Teresa Tse and Mr George Yeung to the new Advisory Committee. My heartfelt appreciation also goes to Ms Janet Cheung and Dr Linus Siu for their continuous support and contributions. I extend my warm wishes to the Advisory Committee and look forward to a closer relationship with the industry and community."

The Advisory Committee on Textile and Clothing Industries plays an important role as the interface between the academic staff of PolyU and the industry, commerce, service sectors and community at large.  The committee will provide invaluable support to ITC in developing its strategies and delivering its vision to be the world's leading institution in fashion, textiles and design education, research and partnership.

 

Membership of the 48th Advisory Committee on Textile and Clothing Industries

Chairlady:
 Ms Shirley Chan, JP, Vice Chairman, YGM Trading Ltd.

Members:
Ms Janet Cheung, Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association
Ms Vanessa Cheung, Founder, The Mills
Ms Katherine Fang, Director, Fang Brothers Knitting Ltd.
Ms Angie Lau, CEO, Clover Group International Ltd.
Ms Irene Lau, Vice President, Lane Crawford China
Mr Lincoln Lau, Chairman, L Industries Ltd.
Mr Bosco Law, Deputy Chairman and CEO, LAWSGROUP
Dr Linus Siu, Director, TAL Apparel (S) Pte Ltd.
Ms Teresa Tse, Director, Wonderful Enterprises Ltd.
Mr George Yeung, Director of Operations, Jeanswest

Staff Members appointed by the Convenor:
Prof. Jason Choi, Professor, ITC
Prof. Hong Hu, Professor, ITC
Dr Tracy Mok, Associate Head and Associate Professor, ITC
Prof. Christina Wong, Professor, ITC

Convenor:
Prof. Jintu Fan, Head and Chair Professor, ITC

Secretary:
Ms Carmen Cheng, Senior Executive Officer

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