PolyU extends a warm welcome to three lay members to the University Council for a three-year term of service, with effect from 1 April 2021. They are (in alphabetical order of surname):


Ir Dr Derrick Pang Yat-bond, Chief Executive Officer of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited, who has more than 20 years of geotechnical design and construction experience in the US and Hong Kong. Dr Pang has served in various public offices and is actively involved in charitable work, including setting up “Lifewire” to help children with rare diseases and their families.


Dr Thomas So Shiu-tsung, Partner of Mayor Brown, who is on a number of panels of arbitrators in Asia, and a solicitor-advocate with rights to appear in the higher courts in Hong Kong. Dr So is also a PRC qualified lawyer and a China-Appointed Attesting Officer. He was former President of the Law Society of Hong Kong.


Dr Daniel Yip Chung-yin, Managing Director of G.E.W. International Corporation Limited, who has over 30 years of experience in the electrical appliances manufacturing industry. Dr Yip actively takes part in public and community services. He is Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries and was a recipient of the Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong in 1999.


Alongside these new appointments, Ms Karen Chan Ka-yin and the Hon. Jimmy Ng Wing-ka have been re-appointed as members of the Council for a further term of three years.


The University also expresses its gratitude to Mr Stephen Liu Ling-hong, Mr Peter Sit Kien-ping and Mr Jaime Sze Wine-him, who have completed their terms and retired from the Council.