Governance

SDSN Hong Kong Leadership Council 

The Leadership Council oversees the work of the network. It comprises eminent experts on sustainable development. The Leadership Council meets annually. 

Council Co-Chairs

Representative from The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor Rocky S Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Representative from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
Dr Gabriel M Leung, Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Council Members

Co-Chairs of SDSN Southeast Asia
Professor Wing Thye Woo, Distinguished Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis
Ms Cherie Nursalim, Vice Chairman, GITI Group

Experts from Academia (ad personam)
Environmental:
Professor Gabriel Lau, Emeritus Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Social:
Professor John Burns, Emeritus Professor and Honorary Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong

Economic:
Professor Albert Park, Chair Professor of Economics, Chair Professor of Social Science and Professor of Public Policy, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Experts from the Philanthropy Sector
Ms Donna Tang, Executive Manager, Charities (Grant Making – Sports and Culture), The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Mr Edwin Lee, Board Member, Simon K. Y. Lee Foundation

Representative from SDSN Youth
Mr Toby Lau, Network Coordinator (Hong Kong)

Council Co-Secretaries

Representatives from host institutions
Dr Stephen Ng, Senior Manager (Science Communication), Climate Action Section, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ms Liberty Lam, Manager, Charities, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

 

Terms of Reference

  1. To develop the vision and goals that will guide and direct the work and development of SDSN Hong Kong;
  2. To encourage and support by providing guidance to the implementation of sustainable development projects by SDSN Hong Kong including its youth chapter;
  3. To review and approve major outputs and reports issued under SDSN Hong Kong; and
  4. To mobilize strategic partners and members of SDSN Hong Kong for the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

 


SDSN Hong Kong Executive Committee 

The Executive Committee provides strategic leadership and guidance on activities undertaken by the network. It is made up of members of the Network Secretariat and representatives of our members. The Executive Committee meets annually.


Co-Chairs 

Co-Chairs, SDSN Hong Kong, or their designates
Professor Rocky S Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr Gabriel M Leung, Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Members

 

Representatives of host institutions nominated by Co-Chairs
Professor Mai-har Sham, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ms Donna Tang, Executive Manager, Charities (Grant Making Sports and Culture), The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Sustainability expert nominated by Co-Chairs
Professor Mei-po Kwan, Director, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, and Area Coordinator of Strategic Area of Research in Environment and Sustainability, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Co-Secretaries 

Representatives from host institutions
Dr Stephen Ng, Senior Manager (Science Communication), Climate Action Section, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ms Liberty Lam, Manager, Charities, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

 

Terms of Reference

  1. To consider and note financial, programmatic and other operational matters (e.g., annual budgets, fundraising plans, action plans and programme and financial reports) on behalf of the SDSN Hong Kong Leadership Council;
  2. To advise the SDSN Hong Kong Leadership Council on strategic matters before such matters are brought for discussion at the Council;
  3. To recommend to the SDSN Hong Kong Leadership Council on the filling of any vacancies of the Council and council committees; and
  4. To deal with any matters that may be referred to it by the SDSN Hong Kong Leadership Council from time to time.