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Professor CHAN Chi-fai Andrew

Professor CHAN Chi-fai Andrew, College Head

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Professor Andrew Chi-fai Chan graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) 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 the Executive Associate Dean (MBA) of CUHK Business School and the Co-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.

Professor Chan has been active in participating in public service.  From 1999 to 2005, he was Chairman of the Hong Kong Consumer Council while from 2004 to 2010, he was Chairman of the Hong Kong Deposit Protection Board; and from 2005 to 2012 he was a Member of the Electoral Affairs Commission.  Currently, he is Council Member of Tung Wah College, Chairman of Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee, Member of Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee, Member of Social Enterprise Advisory Committee and member of Energy Advisory Committee.  He also serves as Adviser of Quality Tourism Services Association.  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.  He served as 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”.