HKBU Employers’ Luncheon 2023
Prof. Alexander Wai shared with the guests the University’s latest developments and achievements
Guests at the head table posed for a group photo
Prof. Alexander Wai (2nd from left) and Ms. Rosanna Choi (1st from left) exchanged views with the community leaders
HKBU representatives posed for a group photo with the attending students
The Employers’ Luncheon was well-attended by over 530 guests and 150 students
HKBU hosted its annual Employers’ Luncheon, the first large-scale physical event since the outbreak of the pandemic, on 7 February 2023. This event provided an invaluable opportunity for around 150 graduating students to meet with over 530 potential employers including leaders from commercial organisations and the community, thereby strengthening ties between the University and various sectors. Dr. Clement Chen, GBS, JP, Chairman of the Council and the Court, and Professor Alexander Wai, JP, President and Vice-Chancellor, each delivered a speech during the luncheon to express their heartfelt appreciation to the employers for their staunch support towards HKBU.
The guests were warmly received by HKBU representatives including Ir Professor Paul Poon, and Ms. Rosanna Choi, Deputy Chairman and Treasurer respectively of the Council and the Court; Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching and Learning); Ms. Christine Chow, Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary; Professor Terence Lau, Interim Chief Innovation Officer; Professor William Cheung, Associate Vice-President (Undergraduate Programmes); Professor Johnny M. Poon, Associate Vice-President (Interdisciplinary Research); and Professor Zhang Jianhua, Associate Vice-President (Global Research Collaboration). A number of members of the HKBU Foundation also attended the luncheon. They included Dr. Rafael Aharoni, BBS; Dr. Peggy Lam, GBS, OBE, JP; Mr. Lam Cho Kwong; Ms. May So; Mr. Philip Tsai, BBS, JP; Professor James Tsien; Dr. Gordon Tsui, BBS, JP; Ms. Fanny Wong; Mr. Ivan Wong, JP; Mr. Wong Nga Chung; Professor Bernard Wu; Mr. Stephen Yau, GBS, MH, JP; and Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation.