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Message from the President

Honorary Advisors

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Professor Siu-kai Lau

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Minnesota.

  • Former Chair Professor and Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

  • Vice-President of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies.

  • Former head of the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong SAR Government from 2002-2012.

  • Member of the Preliminary Working Committee and Preparatory Committee for the Hong Kong SAR before 1997.

  • His research interests include social and political development, society and politics in Hong Kong and international politics.

  • His publications include Governance and New Regime Building in Hong Kong Fifteen Years Since the Handover (in Chinese) (2012), Hong Kong Politics After the Handover (in Chinese) (2013), The Unique Democratic Path of Hong Kong (in Chinese) (2014), as well as numerous articles in local and international scholarly journals.

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Professor Pan-suk Kim

  • Ph.D. in Public Administration, American University.

  • Professor of Public Administration and former Dean, College of Government and Business at Yonsei University, South Korea.

  • International Director-Elect of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

  • Elected lifetime international fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in Washington, DC.

  • Former Minister of the Ministry of Personnel Management of South Korea.

  • Expert on civil service reform, public management reform, and governance innovation.

  • Published over 200 refereed articles in domestic and international journals and authored several books.


Professor Jon S.T. Quah

  • Ph.D. in Public Administration, Florida State University.

  • Retired Professor and former Head of Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore.

  • Anti-corruption consultant based in Singapore - lead consultant for the United Nations Development Programme and many Asian countries.

  • Has conducted research on corruption in Asian countries since 1977.

  • His recent books include: Combating Asian Corruption: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Anti-Corruption Agencies (2017); Hunting the Corrupt “Tigers” and “Flies” in China (2015); Minimizing Corruption in China (2013); Curbing Corruption in Asian Countries: An Impossible Dream? (2011, 2013); and Taiwan’s Anti-Corruption Strategy (2010).


Professor Jiang Wu

  • Professor and Research Fellow, and Former President of Chinese Academy of Personnel Science, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, PRC.

  • President of Asian Group for Public Administration (AGPA).

  • Former President of Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA).

  • Former Senior Vice-President of International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS).

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