|Prof. Andrew Chi-fai Chan, College Head|
|Last Updated on Monday, 08 August 2011 10:32|
Prof. Andrew Chi-fai Chan, College Head
Telephone : 3943 7351
Professor Andrew Chi-fai Chan graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1977. He then obtained his MBA and PhD from The University of California at Berkeley and CUHK respectively. He is an expert in strategic marketing, cross-cultural marketing, Chinese marketing and a professional business negotiator. At present, he is a professor in marketing and the Director of Executive MBA Programme in CUHK. He had worked for Bank of America and IBM World Trade Corporation before starting his teaching career.
Professor Chan excels in teaching and was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award in 2001 and 2009. He has published extensively in international journals including Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of World Business, Business Horizon, and International Journal of Advertising and has contributed to a series of local publications on management. He has also rendered research and executive training services to many local, mainland and international enterprises, and institutions. Since 2003, he has hosted two radio/ TV programmes on topics related to management for Radio Television Hong Kong with senior management of renowned local enterprises as guests.
Professor Chan has been active in participating in public service. From 1999 to 2005, he was chairman of the Hong Kong Consumer Council while 2004 to 2010, he was chairman of the Hong Kong Deposit Protection Board. Currently, he is Council Member of both Hong Kong Institute of Education and Hang Seng Management College, member of Electoral Affairs Commission, Academic and Accreditation Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission, Lump Sum Grant Steering Committee of Social Welfare Department, Quality Tourism Services Committee, Accreditation Strategic Advisory Board of Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management, Examination Committee of Practitioners Board of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong and Executive Committee of the Cantonese Opera Development Fund. He also serves as Honorary Advisor for ERB Manpower Developer Award Scheme of Employees Retraining Board. In recognition of his distinguished public and community service, he was appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 2005 by the Hong Kong SAR Government and was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2007.
As a senior member of Shaw College, Professor Chan has served the College since 1987 for over two decades. He was a department coordinator and members of various committees for years before becoming a member of the Board of Trustees and College Fellow. Professor Chan has ample experience in college affairs and strong community network .
Professor Chan took up the headship of Shaw College on 1 July 2010. Besides devoting his efforts in facilitating student education and college activities, he would also like to see students realizing the college slogan “Excellence with a soul, leadership with a heart”.