CK Chan

Programme Director, MSc FinTech, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prior to joining CUHK as Professor of Practice in FinTech starting September 2018, Prof. Chun Kwong CHAN has been the Chief Information Officer, Retail Banking & Wealth Management, Asia Pacific at HSBC since 2015. From 2012-2015, Professor Chan was the Global Head of Digital Mobile & Channels Engineering at HSBC, having led the direction and engineering of banking applications in implementing the Digital Strategy for HSBC globally. He joined HSBC in Vancouver, Canada in 1990 to help start up the Group Development Centre for HSBC, and moved back to Hong Kong in 2007 to take up key IT management positions at HSBC Asia Pacific.

Besides working in financial technology in the last 28 years, Professor Chan started his career in Hong Kong as an engineer with Fairchild Semiconductor Ltd in 1975, and as an IT professional with Hong Kong Telephone, Hong Kong Telecom, and Computasia. During 1988-1990, Professor Chan took up a sabbatical to lecture on Management Information System at the then City Polytechnics of Hong Kong (now City University of Hong Kong).

Professor Chan has won numerous innovation awards by IDC, Asian Bankers, etc. and currently serves on the Innovation and Technology Fund Research Projects Assessment Panel, Hong Kong SAR Government.

Professor Chan obtained his Bachelor of Science Engineering degree from University of Hong Kong (1975), Master of Business Administration from Chinese University of Hong Kong (1983), and Doctor of Business Administration from City University of Hong Kong (2015).

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