Dr. Lee is an experienced researcher in Health Psychology and Epidemiology with publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals. Her teaching experience relates to psychosocial concepts in health and illness and has worked in Hong Kong tertiary institutions and the Australian public sector.



  • 2006 – Academy of Eating Disorders Early Career Investigator Fellowship Award


Professional services

  • 2018–Now  Associate Vice President, UNESCO Hong Kong
  • 2017–Now  Director and Founding Senior Fellow, World Institute of Sustainable Development Planners
  • 2017–Now  Member, Disciplinary Committee Panel, Social Workers Registration Board
  • 2017–Now  Member, Hong Kong Fleet Operations Advisory Committee (HKFOAC), Marine Department, HKSAR
  • 2017–Now  President (Education), Young Professionals Alliance
  • 2017–Now  Judge Panel Member, 滬港明日領袖實習計劃, 滬港經濟發展協會
  • 2017–2017  Member, Organising Committee, International Conference on the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR, Hong Kong Public Administration Association & PolyU CPCE
  • 2016–2016 Panel Expert, Developing Hong Kong as a Preferred Destination for Luxury Shopping: A Conjoint Analysis, School of Hotel & Tourism Management, PolyU
  • 2016–Now  Executive Committee Member, Hong Kong Public Administration Association
  • 2016–2016 Panel chair, International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) Conference 2016
  • 2015–Now  Chairman, World Psychological Organisation
  • 2015–Now  Director, Totaltact Network
  • 2015–Now  Panel Judge, CEO Successor, Hong Kong Youth Synergy
  • 2015–2015 Panel chair, International Symposium on Business and Social Sciences 2015
  • 2014–2017 Vice President (Education), Young Professionals Alliance
  • 2012–2012 Panel Judge, The Global Travel and Tourism (GTTP) Partnership
  • 2012–2012 Professional advisor for film production, Visual Capture Ltd.
  • 2012–Now  Program Director and Judge, UNESCO Hong Kong 
  • 2010–2012 Honorary Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong



  • 2010–2012 Sub-consultant, Consultancy for Analysis and Reporting of the Public Engagement on the Preparation of the Development Plan for:1) West Kowloon Cultural District for the HKSAR Government &
    2) Study on “Subsidising Home Ownership” for Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government
  • 2009–2009 Consultancy Project on Positioning, Branding and Strategic Planning, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Journal-book reviewing

  • 2017–Now  Journal Reviewer, Public Administration and Policy
  • 2016–Now  Book reviewer, “Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population”, to be published by IGI Global
  • 2013–2013 Paper and abstract reviewer, 19th Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality & Tourism, Houston, USA.
  • 2012–2012 Paper and abstract reviewer, 2012 Annual ICHRIE Summer Conference, Rhode Island, USA.


Research grants

  • 2016–Now “Perceptions of China and Hong Kong’s role in China’s Developments amongst Youths in Hong Kong” funded by the Beijing-Hong Kong Research Centre of the Beijing Academy of Social Sciences.
  • 2016–2018 “Evaluation of Mental Health Condition of Adolescents in a Beijing District”, funded by Dongcheng Education Bureau, Beijing
  • 2015–2016 “Evaluation of Psychological and Physical Health in Adolescents in a Beijing School”, funded by Dongcheng Education Bureau, Beijing