The Splendid Culture of CHINA
Member

Wong Yuk Shan
Professor
Present Position
• President and Chair Professor of Biological Sciences of The Open University of Hong Kong

Honours & Awards
• 2009 Fellow, Hong Kong Institution of Science, Hong Kong
• 2006 Fellow, Society of Biology, the United Kingdom
• 2004 Bronze Bauhinia Star, Government of the HKSAR
• 2001 Justice of the Peace, Government of the HKSAR

Research Areas & Interests
• Environmental Biotechnology, Plant Biochemistry and Physiology

Major Public Services
• 2017-18 Chairman, Standing Committee on Judicial Salaries and Conditions of Service, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2015-16 Member, Standing Committee on Judicial Salaries and Conditions of Service, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2016-18 Member, High-level Steering Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2013-18 Chairman, Consumer Council, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2013-18 Director, Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2012-14 Chairman, Vetting Committee for the Allocation of Sites and Start-up Loan for Post-secondary Education Providers, Education Bureau, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2010-13 Chairman, Veterinary Surgeons Board, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2010-18 Chairman, Academic Committee, Hong Kong Scholars Program, Hong Kong
• 2009-15 Member, Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee, Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2008-18 Specialist, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications
• 2008-18 HKSAR Deputy, National People’s Congress, the PRC
• 2008-18 Member, Committee of the Basic Law of Hong Kong, Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, the PRC
• 2007-13 President, The Society of Hong Kong Scholars, Hong Kong
• 2007-08 Deputy Chairman, Advisory Council on the Environment, Environment Bureau, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2005-12 Member, University Grants Committee, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2003-07 Member, Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2001-07 Chairman, Curriculum Development Council, Education Bureau, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2001-07 Member, Education Commission, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 2001-08 Chairman, Advisory Council on the Environment (ACE), Environment Protection Department. SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 1998-04 Chairman, Wetland Advisory Committee, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, SAR Government of Hong Kong
• 1997-06 Member, Election Committee of the First and Second Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
• 1995-01 Member, Country and Marine Parks Board, Country and Marine Parks Authority, SAR Government of Hong Kong