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HKBU Foundation Board of Governors begins new term 

25 Feb 2021

The HKBU Foundation holds its election meeting cum first meeting of the Board of Governors 2021-23.
The HKBU Foundation holds its election meeting cum first meeting of the Board of Governors 2021-23.
(From left) Professor Alexander Wai, Dr Clement Chen and Dr Kennedy Wong
(From left) Professor Alexander Wai, Dr Clement Chen and Dr Kennedy Wong

The Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation elected its Board of Governors for a new term on 24 February. Dr Kennedy Wong was re-elected as Chairman, while Dr Justin Chiu, Dr Ronald Lu and Dr KK Wong were re-elected as Vice-Chairmen. Ms Rosanna Choi, Treasurer of the Council and the Court of HKBU, will continue to take on the role of Treasurer of the Foundation. Furthermore, 19 members and ex-officio members of the previous term remain in office, and Mr Francis Law joins as a new member.
 
Dr Simon Suen and Dr KK Wong have been reappointed as Co-Chairmen of the Entrepreneur Committee under the Board of Governors of the Foundation. Ms Chloe Suen and Mr Ivan Wong will serve as Co-Chairmen of the Young Entrepreneur Committee. Mr Sunny Wong has been re-appointed as Chairman of the Alumni Committee. The new Board of Governors and its committees have a term of three years until the end of 2023.  

 

Dr Kennedy Wong said that the new term of the Board of Governors has a great mission, “Fundraising work is expected to be a real challenge in the ‘new normal’ era as the coronavirus situation and the economic outlook remain uncertain. Nonetheless, the Foundation will continue to try its utmost to strengthen ties with our various stakeholders, so as to help the University conduct impactful research projects that can benefit our society and the world.” 

 

On behalf of the University, Dr Clement Chen, Ex-officio Member of the Foundation and Chairman of the University Council and the Court, said, “The Council will work closely with Professor Alexander Wai, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU, and the Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation to drive for more new discoveries and develop HKBU into an international research-led liberal arts university.”

 

As of 31 January 2021, the Foundation has secured a record-breaking HK$3.28 billion since its inception, providing a solid financial bedrock for the University's advancement. 

 

For the list of Board and Committee Members, please visit the Foundation’s website.