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Advisory Board on Accountancy (2022-2024)




External Advisors
Mr. WONG Kim-man (Chairman)
Chief Financial Officer
HK Electric Investment
Ms. CHIU Caroline

Partner, Assurance
Ernst & Young

Ms. FONG Wan-huen, Loretta

Partner, Assurance
PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd

Mr. FUNG Shiu-hang

Practising Director

Ms. LAW Elizabeth, JP

Managing Director
Law & Partners CPA Ltd

Mr. LI Ka-fai, David

Senior Advisor

Mrs. SHUEN LEUNG Lai-sheung, Loretta

Evolot Foundation

Mr. WEI Wei, Kenny

Partner, International Tax Services
Ernst & Young

Mr. WONG Cham Fatt
Principal - Greater China
The CFO Centre (HK)

Dr. ZENG, George

Chief Financial Officer
Forex Forest Limited

Internal Members

Prof. ZHANG, Yue

Head, Department of Accountancy
Convenor of the Board

Prof. WU, Feng Harry

Associate Professor, Department of Accountancy
Secretary of the Board


1. Terms of Reference of Advisory Board on Accountancy


1.1 Role
The role of an Advisory Board is to act as an interface between Government/ industry/commerce/the community at large and The Department of Accountancy (The Department) of the University.


1.2 Power and Responsibilities


1.2.1 An Advisory Board shall normally meet once a year to help plan and keep under review the following aspects of work including future developments:
(a) level and length of courses concerned in relation to local needs;
(b) the relevance of the courses in relation to the local needs;
(c) the prospects of local employment for graduates;
(d) the adequacy of the equipment and other resources of The Department to fulfill local needs;
(e) the development of teaching and other activities carried out jointly by The Department and the appropriate sector of the community;
(f) investigation consultancy and other services given by The Department; and
(g) keep under review the assistance which the community can give to further the objectives of the University in the subject concerned by way of practical training facilities, the provision of part-time teaching staff and equipment, the award of scholarships, student-fellowships, etc.


1.2.2 The Advisory Board shall receive an annual report on the number of students admitted to The Department, the degree of success in The Department and the subsequent placement and, wherever possible, later careers. From 2017-18, the Board shall also receive a summary of findings from employers’ and alumni surveys or completed templates recording responses to address the findings from the surveys. The Board shall liaise with other bodies concerned with post-secondary education and training needs in the subject of The Department and may commission enquiries to provide information of value to the Board in its work of assisting The Department most effectively to respond to the short-term and longer-term needs of the Hong Kong community.


1.2.3 Advisory Boards shall send minutes of their meetings to the President for subsequent referral to the relevant boards and committees.


2. Term of Service
Advisory Board members are normally appointed for a term of three academic years, subject to renewal. While no regulation is provided for the maximum number of years an individual can serve, The Department is encouraged to look for new persons for appointment.


3. Composition and Membership

An Advisory Board shall comprise:
Chairman: to be nominated by the Convener (see below) and appointed by the Senate
Convener: The Department Head of The Department
Members: to be nominated by the Convener and appointed by the Senate and The Dean of Faculty of Business (ex-officio)
Secretary: to be appointed by the Convener
Observers and Advisers: The Chairman may invite any persons to attend any meeting as observers or advisers.