Simon F.K. CHU
Professor Simon CHU is an Archivist by profession. He was educated in Hong Kong, Canada and the UK where he obtained his degrees in History, Archival Science and Law.
Professor CHU is former Director of the Hong Kong Government Records Service. He has also held a number of executive positions in UNESCO’s Committees for the Memory of the World Program and is at the moment the Program’s Special Advisor for its Asia Pacific Committee and the National Committee of China.
Professor CHU is currently teaching history in the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Archival Science in Hong Kong University. He is a Fellow of the International Council on Archives (ICA) and the winner of the 2019 Emmet Leahy Award, an international award given each year to one outstanding records and information professional.
Professor CHU is very keen on promoting professional excellence in the records and archival discipline and a strong advocate for archival legislation in Hong Kong.