Workshop on Leadership

In the first day of WBUAP-MRGA 2023, there are series of workshops that cover various aspects of blind and visually impaired people. One of the workshop is ‘Leadership’ that will be conducted by Mr.Chan Yau Chong. When I’d read through his profile, he’s so amazing man and the high achiever person, in my view, possess wide range of experiences; so I have no hesitation to hereby sharing his personal background.

Mr. 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 Degree in Information System from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

He is currently the Chairman of the Dialogue in the Dark HK Foundation, Co-founder and CEO of CarbonCare InnoLab and Member of Board of Directors of Climate Finance Asia. He is also the former Vice President of the World Blind Union Asia Pacific and former President of Hong Kong Blind Union. He has also 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, the University of Hong Kong Honorary University Fellowships in 2012 and the Compassion Award from HK & Macau Taiwanese Charity Fund in 2017.