Janet KY Chan
University of Hong Kong
Currently, Dr. Chan is an Honorary Assistant Professor & a Lecturer at the School of Biological Sciences, the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She is also the Programme Coordinator of Master of Science in Environmental Management. She leads teaching courses on environmental quality management, biostatistics, research methodology and report writing, and experiential learning in environmental management. She has obtained the Professional Membership of the Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited and Certified Membership of the Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong. Before joining to HKU, Dr. Chan was working at the headquarters of YMCA which is based in Geneva, Switzerland. She was the focal point on environmental issues for the organization and coordinating events with the United Nations.
Chan’s current fields of interest include waste management (especially electronic waste), environmental health & toxicology, and environmental education. Her PhD study was on environmental health and toxicology with a particular focus on environmental pollution in mainland China. She also holds a master’s degree with distinction in Environmental and Public Health Management from theHong Kong Baptist University and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Life Sciences from HKU.