Dr. Chan has set up Totaltact Network, in 2015, as an e-think tank by making use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data, to collect and analyze the views from social media and the public to form a mega cross-domain knowledge platform.

Since 2009, Dr. Chan has been the Head of IT, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  He oversees the Information Technology Unit, e-learning platform, and comprehensive IT services in PolyU’s Hung Hom Bay and West Kowloon campuses, and formulating IT policy for the College, in which the scale is similar to some UGC-funded local universities.

The IT services has achieved the high rating of overall student satisfaction in Student Barometer, a global survey of student experience, and compared favourably with international and local universities/ institutions.

With his diversified academic background, he also teaches undergraduate programmes in strategy, management, leadership, e-governance and research methodology.



  • 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
  • 2015 – PolyU CPCE Outstanding Service Performance/Achievement Award


Appointed Public Services

  • 2018–Now  Co-opted Member, Consumer Council
  • 2017–Now  Justices of the Peace Assistance Scheme, Office of the Ombudsman Hong Kong
  • 2017–Now  Assessment Panel Member, Enterprise Support Scheme, Innovation and Technology Fund, Innovation and Technology Commission
  • 2017–Now  Justice of the Peace
  • 2017–Now  Advisory Committee Member, Innovation and Technology Venture Fund, Innovation and Technology Bureau
  • 2017–Now  Steering Committee Member, Child Development Fund, Labour and Welfare Bureau
  • 2016–Now  Member, Property Management Services Authority
  • 2016–2017 Member, Consumer Council
  • 2015–Now  Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel Lay Member, Judiciary Hong Kong
  • 2015–Now  Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme: Mentorship, Education Bureau
  • 2014–2018 Non-Panel Reviewer, Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, Central Policy Unit
  • 2013–Now  Transport Tribunals’ Panel Member, Transport and Housing Bureau
  • 2012–2018  Advisory Committee Member (Tertiary Education Representative), Education Development Fund, Education Bureau


Social and Professional Services

  • 2017–2017 Judge, STARTHUB 3.0 Hong Kong Pitching Competition
  • 2016–2016 Honorary Advisor, Golden Flower Award 2016
  • 2015–2019 School Manager, C.C.C. Kei Long College
  • 2015–2016 Chairman (ExCo), “Ideal Hong Kong” Book and Lyrics Competition
  • 2014–Now  Associate Editor, Public Administration and Policy: An Asia-Pacific Journal
  • 2014–Now  Vice-President, Hong Kong Public Administration Association
  • 2014–Now  Associate Vice-President (Educational Technology), UNESCO Hong Kong Association
  • 2014–2017 President (Education), Young Professionals Alliance
  • 2014–2016 Convenor, IT Taskforce, Federation of Self-financing Tertiary Education
  • 2013–2017 Assessor, The Hong Kong Awards for Industries (HKAI): Technological Achievement
  • 2012–2015 Chairman, Hong Kong Mensa (High IQ Society)
  • 2012–2014 ExCo Member, Hong Kong Public Administration Association
  • 2011–2015 School Manager, C.C.C. Mong Man Wai College
  • 2010–2012 Honorary Secretary, Hong Kong Mensa
  • 2010–2012 Deputy Chief Campaigner, Roundtable Pioneers
  • 2008–2010 Deputy Chief Campaigner, Roundtable Community