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Dr. Susie Lum retired as the General Manager of Nursing Administration at the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. She was responsible for managing the development of nursing policy, education and twenty thousand nurses for more than 14 years. She guided nurses to serve the public wholeheartedly during the SARS period. She received her to nursing education and an MBA degree in Australia and England. In 2000, she was awarded honorary doctorate in nursing granted the Royal College of Nursing, Australia Fellow, the Hong Kong Academy of Medical Administration and the Hong Kong Academy of Nursing Fellow. In 2004, she was awarded Harvard University School of Business Administration Scholarship for short-term studies on management and leadership. In 2013, International Committee of the Red Cross awarded her Nightingale Award in recognition of her outstanding work in disaster relief as well as the field of public health and nursing education.
Memberships and Affiliations
University of Western Sydney, Australia Master of Overseas Nursing Advisory
Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Nursing, Professor
University of Hong Kong Honorary Associate Professor of Nursing
The Hong Kong Academy of Nursing, President
Tung Wah College, Board of Directors
The Open University of Hong Kong, Board of Directors
Chinese Nursing Association Twenty-Sixth Council, Vice chairman of research work
GuangDong Nursing Education Centre, Senior Consultant
Special Administrative Region of the Elderly Commission Services Committee
Labour and Welfare Bureau, Elderly Care Pilot Skills Upgrading Scheme Steering Committee
Professor Tak Wah Mak is an immunologist and cancer researcher. His landmark paper on the cloning of a human T cell receptor gene was an important breakthrough in our understanding of the human immune system. His current research interests include the biology of the immune system, the biology of programmed cell death and the pathogenesis of cancer. Recently, he has isolated and analysed the effects of genes that regulate the immune system and suppress tumours, paving the way for future therapies.
Dr. Mak is a Professor in the Departments of Medical Biophysics and Immunology at the University of Toronto; and Director of the Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research. His achievements have been recognised through international awards, including the Gairdner International Prize, the Novartis Prize in Immunology, the Sloan Prize, the Paul Ehrlich Prize and the King Faisal Prize of Medicine. Dr. Mak is a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society. He took up the chairmanship of the Croucher Foundation in June 2011.
Kenneth Yeung is a retired entrepreneur and banker. Mr. Yeung serves on numerous committees and was one of the cofounders for Interwave Communications – a telecommunications company that went IPO in the early 2000s.
Octavian Cheung is the CEO and Founder of Immersive Education Academy. With over 5 years of experience working in the education industry, he is responsible for developing and implementing the company global strategy.
Seeing the benefits of the Internet and the ways it can be used to design new learning models, Octavian devoted his years with Immersive Education Academy developing and implementing online learning models in Hong Kong and China. Online programs by Immersive Education Academy have been implemented in public schools and Universities and have been used since 2014.
Octavian also serves as member of the education and education affairs committees in the American chamber of commerce in Hong Kong and as Vice President of UpPotential, an online mental wellness platform.