People

Prof Sian M Griffiths

Founding Director

Prof Emily YY Chan

Prof Tammy Meyers

Director

Head, International Exchange

Prof Roger YN Chung

Member

Prof William B Goggins

Member

Member

Prof Tony Nelson

Prof Vincent CH Chung

Prof Pui Hong Chung

Member

Member

Prof Jean H Kim

Member

Prof May PS Yeung

Member

Dr Lancelot WH Mui

Member

Sharon TT Lo

Interim Manager

Prof Greta CH Tam

Member

Dr Holly CY Lam

Member

Dr Tony KC Yung

    Head, Programme Development

PROF EMILY YY CHAN

BS (Johns Hopkins), SMPIH (Harvard), MBBS (HKU), MD (CUHK), DFM (HKCFP), FFPH (UK), FHKCCM, FHKAM

Director, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)

Professor and Associate Director (External Affairs and Collaboration), JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Assistant Dean (Development), Faculty of Medicine, CUHK

Visiting Professor, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University

Research Areas:

Disaster and humanitarian crisis, health emergency and disaster risk management (Health-EDRM), climate change and planetary health, rural and ethnic minority health, disasters, injury and violence epidemiology, evidence-based interventions, macro-determinants of health (globalisation, urbanisation, migration), health needs and intervention impact assessment methodologies

Biography:

Prof Emily Chan serves as Professor and Assistant Dean (Development), Faculty of Medicine, and Associate Director (External Affairs and Collaboration), JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK; Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), CUHK Centre for Global Health (CGH) and Centre of Excellence (ICoE-CCOUC), Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR); Co-chairperson, WHO Thematic Platform for Health Emergency & Disaster Risk Management Research Group; member, Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG); Visiting Professor, Oxford University Nuffield Department of Medicine; Senior Fellow, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and Visiting Scholar, FXB Center, Harvard University; and Honorary Professor, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

 

Her research interests include disaster and humanitarian medicine, climate change and health, global and planetary health, Human Health Security and Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (Health-EDRM), remote rural health, implementation and translational science, ethnic minority health, injury and violence epidemiology, and primary care. Awarded the 2007 Nobuo Maeda International Research Award of American Public Health Association, Professor Chan has published more than 200 international peer-reviewed academic/technical/conference articles and eight of these appeared in The Lancet and Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Her disaster-health related papers have been used as policy references within WHO and the Health Emergency Response Office of China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission.

 

Professor Chan also has extensive experience as frontline emergency relief practitioner in the mid-1990s that spans across 20 countries.

PROF SIAN M GRIFFITHS, OBE, JP

MA, MB BChir, MSc, FFPH (UK), FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), Hon FRSPH, Hon DSc, FHKCCM, FHKAM (Community Medicine),

Hon FHKCCM, HonFFPH

Founding Director, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Emeritus Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Senior Adviser, International Academic Development, CUHK

Associate Board Member, Public Health England

Research Areas:

Health policy, equity and health, migration, community-based health systems, health of student

populations

Biography:

Trained as a doctor Prof Sian Griffiths practiced as a service based public health physician at local, regional and national level in UK before moving to her academic career as Director of the School of Public Health and Primary Care and Founding Director of Centre for Global Health at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where in 2005 she was invited to develop public health at CUHK following her co-chairing of the HKSAR governments inquiry into the 2003 SARS epidemic whilst President of the UK Faculty of Public Health. Now based in the UK with her own consultancy, SM Griffiths Ltd, she remains Senior Adviser on International Academic Development to the Vice Chancellor at CUHK. In the UK she is providing advice to the UK government as an Associate Board member for Public Health England and chairs their Global Health Committee and is Visiting Professor at the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College, London.

 

In Hong Kong, she retains her advisory role with the HKSAR government on the healthcare reform agenda continuing to chair the Task Force on Conceptual Model and Preventive Protocols for Primary Care as well as continuing to sit on the Food and Health Bureau’s Research Committee, acts as deputy chair of the GRB and was a member of the 2014 Research Assessment panel for medical sciences.

 

During her time in Hong Kong she established a wide network of Emails in mainland China and South East Asia. Her Middle East experience includes being a member of the National Health Authority of Qatar. In 2012 she was made Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University for her work on collaborative research between Cardiff and CUHK. She was made JP by the HKSAR government in 2010 for her contribution to health in Hong Kong. She is a Patron of PHAST and maintains her UK networks. In 2012 she was named Professional of the Year in the AMCHAM Women of Influence Awards. She has recently edited the Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health in Asia and is finalizing a report for the HKSAR government on professional regulation. As Senior Academic Adviser on International Development for her university she represents CUHK within the World University Network.

PROF TAMMY MEYERS

MBBCh, FCPaed (SA), DTM&H, MMED, PhD (CUHK)

 

Head, International Exchange, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Assistant Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Honorary Associate Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

 

Research Areas:

Infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, chronic viral hepatitis (CVH), global child health, tropical disease

 

Email:      tammymeyers@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

Prof Tammy Meyers qualified as a paediatrician in 1995 at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto. She established a paediatric HIV outpatient service in early 1997 at the hospital, later known as the Harriet Shezi Children’s Clinic (HSCC) where more than 5,000 have started antiretroviral therapy. In addition to providing primary care for HIV-infected children with a high TB co-infection rate at HSCC, Prof Meyers served in an advocacy role for children in South Africa to receive life-sparing antiretroviral therapy, before and subsequent to this becoming freely available. Prof Meyers provided technical support to the South African Department of Health and the World Health Organisation in the development of national and international paediatric HIV guidelines. She is an investigator for the NIH funded International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group (IMPAACT) where she is involved in protocol development. Prof Meyers cofounded an NGO known as ECHO (Enhancing Children’s HIV Outcomes) a dynamic organisation focused on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and improving outcomes for children exposed to or infected with HIV in South Africa. As a faculty member of the University of the Witwatersrand, Prof Meyers taught medical students, interns and residents and supervised Master’s degree students. As part of the ECHO outreach program she was involved with the development and implementation of a training program for public sector doctors, nurses and counsellors. Prof Meyers relocated to Hong Kong in 2012 and joined the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, where she is the course coordinator for the infectious diseases track for MPH students. She is also Head of International Exchange for the CUHK Centre for Global Health. Since relocating to the region Prof Meyers serves in a consultation capacity to WHO and UNICEF for their Elimination of Parent-to- Child Transmission (EPTCT) of HIV and Paediatric HIV programs in the Asia-Pacific Region. She has also assisted the Cambodian Ministry of Health to update Paediatric HIV guidelines in line with recent WHO recommendations. Prof Meyers obtained her PhD in the field of paediatric HIV in December 2014 from the University of the Witwatersrand.

 

PROF PUI HONG CHUNG

MBBS (HKU), MPH (CUHK), FHKCCM, FHKAM, PDipID (HKU), DOM (CUHK)

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Assistant Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Member, Global Health Equity Working Group, World Federation of Public Health Associations

 

Research Areas:

 

      Infectious diseases, health services management, mathematical modelling

 

Email:       chungpuihong@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

Prof Pui Hong Chung is a medical specialist in Community Medicine and Public Health Medicine. After training as a medical doctor within the Paediatric Unit, Professor Chung joined the Hong Kong Department of Health to pursue a career in public health. From 2006-2007, he was seconded to the Global Influenza Programme of the World Health Organization in Geneva. He returned to the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CH) in 2007 and since then he has served as a trainer and examiner for the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and UK Faculty of Public Health. In 2008, he was appointed as a WHO temporary consultant to elaborate on the topic of “Modelling: assumptions and outcomes”. Professor Chung shifted into the world of academia in 2015 when he joined CUHK as Assistant Professor, where he facilitates research on infectious diseases and health services management.

PROF ROGER YN CHUNG

BA (Johns Hopkins), MHS (Johns Hopkins), PhD (HKU)

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Assistant Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Assistant Professor (by courtesy), CUHK JC Institute of Ageing

Executive Board Member, Research Centre on Migration and Mobility, CUHK

Executive Committee Member, The Centre for Quality of Life, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, CUHK

 

Research Areas:

 

Health inequality and social epidemiology; poverty, social deprivation and health, social determinants of health; public health ethics and justice; aging-related system, policy and services; multimorbidity, long-term and end-of- life care, population and global health; migrants’ health; epidemiology of diseases (NCDs and mental health) with application of advanced statistical modelling methods; environmental health

 

Email:        rychung@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Prof Roger Chung joined the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care (SPHPC) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2011. He conceptualises the health and healthcare issues of the population using the lens of public health ethics and justice, and utilises epidemiological and demographic methods in the areas of poverty and health, health inequality, social determinants of health, migrants’ health, as well as aging-related issues on multimorbidity and long-term/end- of-life care to inform health services, system and policy. He has published widely, including academic articles in leading high-impact peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and consulting reports.

 

Prof Chung is active with the CUHK Centre for Global Health and a founding executive committee member of the up-and- coming Centre for Migration and Mobility. He also actively collaborates with international partners through three Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)’s working groups on global migrants’ health, advanced epidemiological methodology and intergenerational health equity. He has served in various official consultation committees by the Government, including the Domestic Health Accounts and Thematic Household Survey of the Food and Health Bureau, and has contributed to  two Government commissioned projects on elderly care and healthcare resource allocation exercise.

PROF VINCENT CH CHUNG

BCM, BSc (Hons) (HKBU), PhD (CUHK), Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Assistant Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Associate Director (Education), Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine

 

Research Areas:

Traditional, complementary and integrative medicine; evidence-based healthcare and systematic reviews; health systems and policy

 

Email:      vchung@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Prof Vincent Chung is one of the few scholars with research spanning across health service, public health, and policy aspects of Integrative Medicine. He envisions evidence-based integration of conventional and complementary healthcare by promoting rigorous research, policy advocacy, and quality education locally, nationally, and internationally.

 

He has published more than 70 academic publications in leading journals including the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Social Science & Medicine, and the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, among others. He has obtained 8 research and knowledge translation grants as principal investigator, with a sum of more than HKD$2.8 million. He serves as co-investigator on 18 grants on a wide range of health services and health policy research projects.

 

Prof Chung is Associate Editor for BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Advances in Integrative Medicine, and serves as an Editorial Board Member of the European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, and Scientific Reports. He served as the co-guest editor of two special issues in Evidence-based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

 

With experience in both health services and policy research, he served as a consultant for the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office in formulating strategy for using traditional and complementary medicine for promoting healthy aging, as well as an observer in the development process of WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy. He has delivered nine invited presentations and lectures on policy and research on Integrative Medicine at international conferences and to governmental bodies.

 

Active in translating knowledge on integrative medicine to the public, together with his team he has created the Integrative Medicine Clinical Evidence Portal, one of the first evidence synopses dedicated to Integrative Medicine. Prof Chung will shortly launch the first English Massive Open Online Course on Introductory Clinical Chinese Medicine on the COURSERA platform.

PROF WILLIAM B GOGGINS

BA (Brandeis), SM, ScD (Harvard)

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Associate Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Associate Editor, Journal of Biometeorology

 

Research Areas:

 

The correlation between climate change and health, environmental effects on health, biostatistics and modelling

 

Email:       wgoggins@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Prof William Goggins joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Instructor in Biostatistics for the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care in October 2003. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in September 2004 and is now an Associate Professor.

 

Prof Goggins obtained his doctorate in Biostatistics from Harvard University in 1997. He then did a 16 month post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Public Health of Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan, where he was the first scholar from Harvard to be supported by the Harvard-KMU exchange program to work at KMU. He also completed a one-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Biostatistics Center of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, working on several projects related to cancer epidemiology and survival. Before joining CUHK Prof Goggins was an Assistant Professor of Statistics in the Mathematics Department of Hong Kong Baptist University. Professor Goggins current research focuses on the health impact of meteorological conditions in sub-tropical climates and the impact of urban design on health.

 

In addition, Prof Goggins serves as a collaborator and statistical consultant for numerous projects within the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, and other Departments of the CUHK Faculty of Medicine. Prof Goggins is a statistical advisor for the Hong Kong Medical Journal (2005 onwards), Associate Editor of the International Journal of Biometeorology (2014 onwards) and a member of the Grant Review Board of the Hong Kong Food and Health Bureau’s Health and Medical Research Fund (2013 onwards).

 

PROF JEAN H KIM

AB (UC Berkeley), MS (Harvard), SD (Harvard)

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Associate Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

 

Research Areas:

 

Alcohol consumption changes, behavioural aspects of infectious disease epidemiology (risk perceptions, information-seeking behaviours, attitudinal risk factors, etc.), nutritional epidemiology in infectious disease and cancer patients

 

Email:       jhkim@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Prof Jean Kim has a background in both laboratory science and social sciences with training in molecular biology and anthropology. She completed her doctoral studies at Harvard University in HIV epidemiology with sub-concentrations in nutritional epidemiology and reproductive health. She came to Hong Kong as a recipient of Harvard University’s Sinclair-Kennedy Scholarship. Her current research directions are at the interface of social epidemiology and global health. She is actively engaged in collaborations with the Department of Health and is interested in integrating methodologies from other fields into Public Health research.

PROF TONY NELSON

MB ChB (Cape Town), MD (Otago), FRCPCH, FRCP(Edin), FHKAM(Paed), FHKCPaed, DCH

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Professor (by courtesy), JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Clinical Professional Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK

Chair, Steering Committee, Immunisation Partners in Asia Pacific (IPAP)

 

Research Areas:

 

Primarily global child health including vaccines, diarrhoeal and respiratory disease surveillance, obesity,

breastfeeding promotion and sudden infant death syndrome. Research includes vaccine studies for

rotavirus, seasonal influenza, avian influenza, herpes zoster and human papilloma virus

 

Email:       tony-nelson@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Prof Tony Nelson is a paediatrician with 30 years’ experience in global child health. Since 1993, he has been with the Department of Paediatrics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has clinical research and teaching experience in a range of developed and developing countries (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand and Hong Kong) and has published widely on rotavirus and other vaccines, vaccine preventable disease surveillance, infant and child nutrition, breastfeeding and the sudden infant death syndrome. He has undertaken Phase I/II and Phase III vaccine studies for rotavirus, seasonal influenza, avian influenza, herpes zoster and human papilloma virus. He is a Council Member of the ROTA Council, Secretary of the Commonwealth Health Professions Alliance and Chair of the Steering Committee for Immunisation Partners in Asia Pacific (IPAP). He previously served as a member of the WHO's Ad Hoc Committee of Experts for the development of a global framework for rotavirus vaccine implementation evaluation, the WHO SAGE Working Group on Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus and the WHO’s Quantitative Immunization and Vaccines Related Research Expert Advisory Group (2007-2012). Prof Nelson also previously served as technical advisor to the International Vaccine Institute for Supporting Independent Immunisation and Vaccine Advisory Committees (2008-2011) and participated in the Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and PATH (1999-2007). He graduated from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and obtained his doctorate from the University of Otago in New Zealand.

PROF GRETA CH TAM

MBBS(HKU), MS(UCSF), DFPH (UK Faculty of Public Health)

 

Member, Centre for Global Health

Research Assistant Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Resident Trainee (CUHK), Hong Kong College of Community Medicine

 

Research Areas:

 

Global health, infectious diseases, disaster and emergency medicine, breast cancer

 

Email:         gretatam@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Prof Greta Tam graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong in 2010, after matriculating at the University of Oxford to study biochemistry. She obtained her Masters in Global Health at the University of California, San Francisco. She is currently an Associate Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine(HICCM) and a diplomate member of the Faculty of Public Health, UK. In 2014, she was awarded the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine Training and Research Scholarship to participate in Harvard University’s yearlong Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program. In 2016, she passed the Part II HKCCM exam.

 

Prof Tam has a long-standing interest in global health, particularly in infectious diseases. She is principal investigator of an HMRF grant on opt-out HIV testing in the outpatient setting and co-investigator on grants for tuberculosis and influenza research. She has worked at the Shanghai Medical Children’s centre, Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in New Delhi, Grameen Bank in Dhaka as well as spending time at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Ho Chi Minh. Her Master’s thesis was on anti-malarial drug resistance in Ugandan children.

PROF MAY PS YEUNG

MBChB (CUHK), MSc Public Health (Edin), DCH (Sydney), FHKCCM, FHKAM (Community Medicine), FFPH (UK),

DrPH (LSHTM)

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Assistant Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

 

Research Areas:

 

Emergency response, infectious disease control, health systems responses to emergency and

medical humanitarian assistance

 

Email:         may.yeung@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Professor May PS Yeung is a medical doctor specialising in public health. She previously worked in the Department of Health of Hong Kong SAR Government on emergency response and planning and infectious disease control. She has joined volunteer services in Liberia, Manila Philippines and mainland China. Her research interests are on health systems responses to emergency and medical humanitarian assistance.

DR HOLLY CY LAM

BEng (CUHK), MSc (CUHK), PhD (CUHK)

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Postdoctoral Fellow, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)

 

Research Areas:

 

     Environmental epidemiology, impact of meteorological factors of health, health co-benefits of

      carbon-reducing behaviour

 

Email:         hollylam@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Dr Holly Lam is a postdoctoral fellow at the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response. With a background in engineering, she went onto obtain her Masters in Data Science and Business Statistics, and then her PhD in Public Health from CUHK. Having joined the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care in 2010, Dr Lam’s research experience encompasses cancer epidemiological projects and environmental-health related studies. Her current research focuses on the impact of meteorological factors on health, and the health co-benefits that can result from the carbon-reducing behaviours of Hong Kong people.

DR LANCELOT WH MUI

BSc (Wisconsin), MPH (Emory), PhD (CUHK)

 

Member, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Lecturer, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Associate Dean of Students, Wu Yee Sun College, CUHK

 

Teaching Areas:

 

      Physical activity, social marketing, community-based health promotion, health promotion policy

 

Email:         lmui@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

With a background in Natural Sciences, Dr Lancelot Mui transitioned into the public health field during his

postgraduate studies where he obtained an MPH from Emory University with a focus on Epidemiology. After graduating with his PhD in Public Health from CUHK, he joined the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care as an Instructor in June 2012. Dr Mui currently serves as lecturer with the School, where he teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses relating to health behaviour and promotion, with thematic focuses on physical activity, social marketing and community-based approaches.

DR TONY KC YUNG

BSc (CUHK), MND (Sydney), APD (Australia), MSDA (Australia), AN (Australia), PhD (CUHK)

 

Head, Programme Development, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Academic Manager, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)

Senior Lecturer, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

 

Teaching Areas:

 

Nutrition, diet behaviours of vulnerable populations, food security, setting-based health promotion, field-

based disaster preparedness training

 

Email:          yungtony@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Dr Tony Yung is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian in Australia, Sport Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist. He obtained his Masters Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney and went on to obtain his PhD in Public Health from CUHK. After receiving his post-graduate dietetic training in Grantham Hospital, Dr Yung went on to join the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care in 2003, with a focus on promoting nutritional health. From 2008 onward, Dr Yung became a Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in the School, responsible for teaching, tutorials and research related to the nutrition aspect of public health. With the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), Dr Yung trains students to plan and facilitate effective health promotion programmes in field-based settings.

SHARON TT LO

MA (Hons) (University of St Andrews), MPH (CUHK)

 

Interim Manager, CUHK Centre for Global Health

Regional Focal Point, Habitat III, UN Major Group for Children and Youth

Founder and Director, Youth Empact

 

Research Areas:

 

Health emergency and disaster risk management (Health-EDRM) and the Sendai Framework, urban

resilience, linkages between health and the Sustainable Development Goals, mental health and ethnic

minorities

 

Email:         sharon.lo@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Biography:

 

Sharon is the Interim Manager of the CUHK Centre for Global Health, where she helps to oversee the Centre’s operation, programmes and stakeholder collaborations. In particular, she has pioneered the CGH Sustainable Development Goals Series: 20 dynamic and interactive initiatives which has introduced, raised critical awareness and galvanised action regarding the SDGs within the Hong Kong context amongst students from 4 local universities. She also coordinates CCOUC’s engagement with various international academic and United Nations-related platforms, relating to health emergency and disaster risk management (Health-EDRM) and the implementation of the Sendai Framework. As a Regional Focal Point with the UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY), she has facilitated extensive advocacy relating to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Habitat III process (focusing on urban dimensions), and has facilitated global youth participation within United Nations processes. In January 2016, she also established Youth Empact under the Clinton Global University Initiative: an NGO which equips ethnic minority youth in Hong Kong with the skills, support and personal development opportunities to reach their potentials. A former member of Amnesty UK’s Youth Advisory Board and World Vision Youth Ambassador, Sharon holds a first class MA in International Relations from The University of St Andrews and a Masters in Public Health from CUHK.

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