Awards


2017

Winner of British Council Alumni Award 2017 – Social Impact (https://www.britishcouncil.hk/en/study-uk/alumni/alumniawards)

2014

Asia Social Innovation Awards 2014 on Best Development Potential Award and Best Multimedia Award for HKDI DESIS Lab

2012

Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2011

UK-China Fellow of Excellence, Department of Business, Innovation and Skill (BIS), UK

2011

EPSRC’s Public Engagement Award, UK

2009

Connections through Culture Development Grant winner, British Council, UK



Education


2010

Postgraduate Certificate in Research Supervisors’ Training, UK

2009

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, UK

2002-2007

PhD in Design, School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

1998-2000

MA in Architecture, Royal College of Art, UK

1993-1996

BA (Hon) in Interior Design, School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

1993

Diploma in Design, Swire School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University



Design Education/ research/ professional experience

Co-Founder of Enable Foundation, since 2017

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Design Department, Linnaeus University, since 2017

iFounding Director of EXHIBIT at Golden Lane Estate CIC, London, UK since 2007

Founding Director of HKDI DESIS Lab for Social Design Research, Hong Kong Design Institute, Vocational Training Council (VTC) 2013-2017

Research Fellow/Leader of Education Programme at the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK, 2000-2012