Governance Committee

Governance Committee, consisting of former Government official, Legislative Councilor, academicsand professionals of the organic industry, have been set up by the IBA since January 2017. The role of the Governance Committee is to provide professional advice about the direction for theIBA and to oversee and govern the establishment of the IBA with funding support from the HSBC150th Anniversary Charity Programme.

List of Members (from 1.1.2017 to 31.12.2018):

  Name Title / Organisation
Chairperson Mr. Alan WONG Chi Kong, JP Former Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Members Prof. Rick WONG Wai Kwok Chair Professor and Vice-President (Research & Development) of Hong Kong Baptist University
  Prof. CHAU Kwai Cheong, BBS, JP Chinese University of Hong Kong
  Mr. Simon WONG Ka Wo, JP Group Chairman, Kampery Group
  Hon Steven HO Chun Yin, BBS Legislative Councilor
  Ms. Christine CHAN Wai Yee Golf Course Superintendent, The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course Ltd.
  Mr. CHAN Kin Yip President, The Federation of Hong Kong Agricultural Associations
  Dr. CHAN Hon Fai Managing Director, Cinotech Consultants Limited
  Mr. LEE Yuk Fat Chairman, Volk Favor Food Company Limited
Secretariat Prof. Jonathan WONG, MH, JP Hong Kong Baptist University

Director of the IBA

Prof. Jonathan WONG, MH, JP

Assistant Director of the IBA

Dr. Sam S. S. LAU

Management Committee

Management Committee, led by the Director of the IBA, have been set up by the IBA since September 2017.

The main roles of the Management Committee are to provide valuable insights and expertise for the implementation of the IBA, to develop collaboration with other institutes in Hong Kong and Overseas and to lead the research operation team in one of the specific areas of the IBA.

List of Members (from 28.11.2017 to 27.11.2019):

  Name with title Area/Responsibility
Chairperson Prof. Jonathan WONG, MH, JP, Hong Kong Baptist University Project Leader & Team leader (Museum, Education, research directions)
Members Ir. Cary CHAN, JP, Executive Director, Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited Team member (Museum, Sustainability Database)
  Dr. Benny CHOW, Director of Sustainability, Aedas Limited Team member (Museum, Sustainability Database)
  Prof. LAM Hon Ming, School of Life Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong Team member (Research) (Indigenous seed breeding and crop nutrition)
  Prof. CHEUNG Chi Keung Peter, School of Life Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong Team member (Research) (Mushroom and food science)
  Dr. SUNG Yik Hei, Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University Team Member (Research)
  Dr. Anthony TSE, Managing Director, Clover Seed Company Limited Team Member (Research)
  Dr. Lau Sam S. S., College of International Education, Hong Kong Baptist University Team Member (Education and Research)

Advisory Members
Prof. LI Gouxie China Agricultural University, Beijing
Prof. CHEN Qing China Agricultural University, Beijing
Prof. XIAO Xingli Director, Organic Food Development Centre, Nanjing Institute of Environmental Science​

Third Party Reviewers
Prof. Qirong SHEN Former Vice President of Nanjing Agricultural University
Prof. HO Kin Chung, BBS, JP School of Science & Technology, Open University of Hong Kong


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