Career Development Advisory Council

Established in 2022, HKUST Business School Career Development Advisory Council (“Advisory Council”) facilitates the career development of students at HKUST Business School by offering strategic advice to ensure that our programs, activities and services align with employers’ needs.

The Council consists of prominent business leaders from a diverse range of fields.

Members are appointed on a two-year renewable term. The Council meets once or twice in each academic year, usually one in Fall term and one in Spring term.

Terms of reference:

  • To advise the Dean and Senior Administration of the School in developing the School’s strategic direction relating to students’ career counseling and job placements
  • To provide insights, advice and counsel on trends, economic changes and cultural shifts that impact career opportunities
  • To connect the School and its students with the wider business community
  • To identify employment and work-based learning opportunities for current students

Membership (effective from December 1, 2022)


  • Professor Kar Yan Tam, Dean of Business and Management


  • Professor Albert Ip, Senior Advisor to the President and Special Advisor to the Dean of Business and Management

Ex-Officio Member

  • Professor Allen Huang, Associate Dean of Business and Management


  • Ms. Amy Cho, Head of Asia Pacific and CEO, M&G Investments Singapore
  • Mr. Wallace Lam, Managing Director & Head of Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Mr. John Lee, Vice Chairman & Co-Head of Asia Country Coverage, Global Banking, UBS AG
  • Ms. Stephanie Lo, Executive Director of Shui On Land & Executive Director & Managing Director of Shui On Management Limited
  • Mr. Paul Yeung, Managing Director & Head of Sales and Client Coverage, Business Banking, Commercial Banking, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • Dr. Samuel Yung, SBS, MH, JP, Executive Director and Honorary Advisor, AIA International Limited
  • Mr. Liping Zhang, Senior Managing Director & Chairman of Greater China, Blackstone Group (HK) Limited
  • Mr. Gilbert Ho, Executive Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer, NWS Holdings Limited