Prof. Billy Lam Chung-lun
Prof. Billy Lam was the Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong International Airport from 1998 to 2000. After his retirement in 2001, he became the Urban Renewal Authority’s first Managing Director (2001-2007). Prof. Lam currently serves as a member of the HKSAR Government’s Lantau Development Advisory Committee and Country and Marine Park Board, a Director of Life Education Activities Program, BC Consultancy Services Ltd and Minmetals Land Ltd. He is also a former Council member (April 2009 – March 2015) and a current Court Member of PolyU.
Prof. Miranda Lou
Prof. Miranda Lou is Executive Vice President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Before joining PolyU, Prof. Lou worked for Wharf (Holdings) Limited, Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL Group). Her last position prior to joining the University was Chief Operating Officer of OOCL Logistics, leading the strategic planning and global business development of the company. Previously she had served in different global and regional leadership positions in the OOCL Group, including Director of Asia-Europe Trade, Managing Director of Hong Kong and South China, and General Manager of Corporate Administration.
Prof. Wang Chun-lin
Professor of Practice (Maritime Policy and Management)
Prof. Wang Chun-lin graduated from University of International Business and Economics (Beijing) in 1986. He completed MBA courses in Murdoch University in Australia and Hong Kong in 1999, and obtained his master's degree in International Shipping and Transport Logistics from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2003. In 2010, he completed Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives (BPSE) in IMD, Switzerland.
Prof. Wang is the Founder and Chairman of China League International (Group) Ltd, as well as the Founder and Executive Director of Hong Kong Maritime Research Center. He is also the Consultant and Independent Director of several shipping and leasing companies located in China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Norway. He engages in policy research and strategic consulting in the fields of shipping and energy and other relevant industries.
Prof. Wang has been working in the shipping and logistics industry since he joined Sinotrans Group, China’s largest integrated logistics service provider with global operations, in 1986. He was promoted to Assistant President of Sinotrans Group in 2003. Prof. Wang integrated the shipping business of Sinotrans Group and established Sinotrans Shipping Limited in Hong Kong in 2003 as General Manager. Being the third largest state-owned shipping company in China, the Company was later successfully listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Prof. Wang joined Pacific Basin Shipping Limited as Executive Director in 2005. The company owns and operates the world's largest fleet of handy and handymax dry bulk carriers, and is publicly listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Prof. Wang also served as the Company's General Manager of China later.
In his career, Prof. Wang has also served as consultant, member and visiting professor at the Government, industry organisations and educational institutions in Hong Kong, China and internationally.
As an alumnus, Prof. Wang has been actively involved in and supported the activities of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. For many years, he served as a member of the advisory committee of the Faculty of Business and chairman of the advisory committee of the Department.
Ir Prof. Wong Kwok-keung, GBS, SBS, JP
Professor of Practice (Quality Management)
Ir Prof. Wong Kwok-keung is the Chairman and CEO of Kum Shing Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Calgary, a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and a Doctor of Business Administration from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a Fellow of four professional institutions including The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), The Institution of Structural Engineers (UK) and The Hong Kong Institute of Directors.
Prof. Wong is very active in public service in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He is the Vice Chairman of Committee for Learning and Cultural and Historical Data of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). In the local community, he is the Honorary Chairman and Principal President of the Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organizations, the Founding and Principal President of The Association of Hong Kong Professionals and the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Construction Association.
His contribution to society has been highly recognised. The Dongguan Government awarded Prof. Wong the Honorary Citizenship in 2001. In 2008, he also received a Distinguished Service Medal from the Scout Association of Hong Kong. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2005 and was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star and the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2008 and 2014 respectively. In 2009, he was conferred Honorary Fellow status by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa by Hong Kong Baptist University in 2010. He was also honored as one of the first members of the Hall of Fame established by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He received the honor of the Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, the University of Calgary, the University of Saskatchewan and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2009, 2015 and 2017 respectively.