Dr. Jason Chan, MH, JP

Professional generalist, good at integrating cross-domain knowledge

EdD (Bristol); MET (UBC); MSc,
BA(1st Hons) (CityU); SCPM (Stanford); CPA (Australia); Mensan

Dr. Chan has been appointed as Assistant Dean (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2021.  Concurrently, Dr. Chan has also been playing the role of Head of IT since 2009.  He formulates IT policies for CPCE which has a student population comparable to those of certain UGC-funded universities, and oversees the Information Technology Unit (ITU), e-learning platform, and comprehensive IT services at PolyU’s Hung Hom Bay and West Kowloon campuses.  ITU has achieved high overall student satisfaction ratings in Student Barometer– a global survey of student experience, and compared favorably with international and local universities/institutions in recent consecutive years.

Making maximum use of his diversified academic background, he also teaches undergraduate courses in the areas of strategy, management, leadership, e-governance and research methodology.

Jason has regularly organized and participated in voluntary community service activities of significant value so as to be a true partner of the community and our nation.  In 2015, Jason set up Totaltact Network- an e-think tank that utilizes artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data, to collect and analyze views from social media and the public to create a mega cross-domain knowledge platform.

Work Experience

  • Assistant Dean (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2021- )
  • Head of IT, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2009- )
  • Visiting Lecturer, School of Professional Education and Executive Development (2021- , 2008-2017)
  • Manager (Research), Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (2006-2007)

Independent Non-Executive Director (INED)

  • INED, Bamboos Health Care Holdings (2019- )


  • Certified Practising Accountant, CPA Australia
  • Doctor of Education, Bristol University, UK
  • Stanford Certified Project Manager, Stanford University, US
  • Master of Educational Technology, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • MSc in Computing, City University of Hong Kong
  • BA (1st Hons) in Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong


  • 2021 – PolyU CPCE Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service Performance / Achievement
  • 2021 – PolyU CPCE Outstanding Service Performance / Achievement Award
  • 2021 – Medal of Honour (MH)
  • 2018 – Outstanding Innovative Technology Enterprise Award
  • 2018 – Bright Future SME’s Youth Creative Entrepreneurship Award
  • 2017 – Ten Outstanding CIO (Chief Information Officer) & IT Executive
  • 2017 – PolyU Most Innovative Green Office Award
  • 2015 – PolyU CPCE Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service Performance / Achievement
  • 2014 – PolyU CPCE Outstanding Service Performance / Achievement Award

Appointed Public Services

  • Member, Board of Governors, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital (2020- )
  • Mentor, Hong Kong Cyberport (2020- )
  • Member, Entrepreneurship Committee Advisory Group, Hong Kong Cyberport (2020- )
  • Member, Dissemination and Promotion Sub-committee, Quality Education Fund, Education Bureau (2019- )
  • Mentor, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (2018- )
  • Co-opted Member, Consumer Council (2018- )
  • Non-Panel Reviewer, Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office (2018- )
  • Justice of the Peace Assistance Scheme, Office of the Ombudsman, Hong Kong (2017- )
  • Justice of the Peace (2017- )
  • Advisory Committee Member, Information and Technology Venture Fund, Innovation and Technology Bureau (2017- )
  • Assessment Panel Member, Enterprise Support Scheme, Information and Technology Fund, Innovation and Technology Commission (2017-2019)
  • Steering Committee Member, Child Development Fund, Labour and Welfare Bureau (2017- )
  • Member, Property Management Services Authority (2016- )
    • Convenor, IT Working Group
    • Member, Finance and Strategic Development Standing Committee
    • Member, Licensing Standing Committee
    • Member, Professional Development Standing Committee
  • Member, Consumer Council (2016-2017)
    • Convenor, IT Advisory Group
    • Vice-chairman, Publicity and Community Relations Committee
    • Member, Trade Practices and Consumer Complaints Review Committee
  • Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel Lay Member, Judiciary Hong Kong (2015- )
  • Mentor, Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme: Mentorship, Education Bureau (2015- )
  • Non-Panel Reviewer, Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, Central Policy Unit (2014-2018)
  • Transport Tribunal Panel Member, Transport and Housing Bureau (2013-2020)
  • Advisory Committee Member (Tertiary Education Representative), Education Development Fund, Education Bureau (2012-2019)

Main Social and Professional Services

  • Vice-President, UNESCO Hong Kong Association (2021- )
    • Chairman, Innovation and Technology Committee
  • Co-Founder, Edvengers (2020- )
  • Advisor, Community Synergy for Rehabilitation Association (2020- )
  • Chairman, iMake (Social Enterprise for Innovative Industry) (2019- )
  • Chairman, iTact (Social Enterprise for AI in Education) (2019- )
  • Chairman, Hong Kong Mensa (High IQ Society) (2018-2020)
  • Honorary President, Young Professionals Alliance (2017-2019)
  • Vice-Chairman, World Psychological Organisation (2016- )
  • Chairman, Totaltact Network (NGO for Technology Consultancy) (2015- )
  • School Manager, C.C.C. Kei Long College (2015-2019)
  • Associate Vice-President (Educational Technology), UNESCO Hong Kong Association (2014- 2021)
  • Associate Editor, Public Administration and Policy: An Asia-Pacific Journal (2014- )
  • Vice-President, Hong Kong Public Administration Association (2014-2019)
  • Permanent Honorary President, South China Athletic Association (2014- )
  • President (Education), Young Professionals Alliance (2014-2017)
  • Assessor, The Hong Kong Awards for Industries (HKAI): Technological Achievement (2013-2019)
  • Chairman, Hong Kong Mensa (High IQ Society) (2012-2015)
  • Honorary Secretary, Hong Kong Mensa (High IQ Society) (2010-2012)
  • School Manager, C.C.C. Mong Man Wai College (2011-2015)
  • Deputy Chief Campaigner, Roundtable Pioneers (2010-2012)
  • Deputy Chief Campaigner, Roundtable Community (2008-2010)

Mainland-related Services

  • Member, Chinese People’s Political Consultative Committee (CPPCC), Songjiang District, Shanghai (2017-2022)
  • Vice-President, Hong Kong Shanghai Pudong Association (2015-2018)