Chan-yau Chong

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’s Degree in Information System from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is currently the President of the Hong Kong Blind Union, a board member of the Dialogue in the Dark HK Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors of CarbonCare Asia, the Co-founder and CEO of CarbonCare InnoLab, and the Director of the English Learning Service Provider, EL Education.  He has 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, one of the Leader of the Year Awards 2011 (Community/Public Affairs Category) from the Sing Tao News Corporation, the University of Hong Kong Honorary University Fellowships in 2012 and the Compassion Award from HK & Macau Taiwanese Charity Fund in 2017.