Dr. Dorothy (Deputy Director) - School of Professional and Continuing Education
Dr. Dorothy T.F. Chan is the Deputy Director, School of Professional and Continuing Education, The University of Hong Kong and Head of Centre for Logistics & Transport; an Independent Non-Executive Director of MTR Corporation Limited and AMS Public Transport Holdings Limited.
Dr. Chan retired as the Deputy Commissioner for Transport of the HKSAR Government in 2002 and has published several papers on Hong Kong’s public transport development. She regulated the operation of public transport services in Hong Kong and was also the Departmental Manager responsible for manpower development, contingency traffic coordination and management of transport related contracts. She was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star for meritorious service in transport.
She promotes the development of professionalism in transport through her involvement in the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in Hong Kong. She served as the President of the Hong Kong Branch in 1989 and became the International President of the Institute (2013-2014) overseeing branches in 32 countries with 30,000 members. Founded in 1919, the Institute is the leading global professional organization providing education, training and professional networking platform for members.
She is the Global Advisor of Women in Logistics and Transport in the Institute. She launched the Global WiLAT in Sri Lanka in 2013, enabling WiLAT to develop in many other countries with the unique logo. Serving as WiLAT Global Advisor, her strong desire is to support WiLATs to pursue a career in supply chain and transport and to be a strong partner with all our stakeholders. She was awarded Honorary Fellow by the Institute in 2015.
She is currently an Honorary Assistant Professor in the University of Hong Kong delivering the Master of Arts Programme in Transport Policy and Planning and Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering of Polytechnic University of Hong Kong. She is a Member of International Steering Group on Mega Projects of Bartlett School of Planning of University College London.
Dr. Chan is a Board Member of Hong Kong Research & Development Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technology Limited (LSCM) and also a member of the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong Institute for Public Administration. She was a Member of Social Welfare Advisory Committee (2009-2014), a Member of Advisory Council on Environment and the chairperson of the Environmental Impact Assessment Sub-Committee (2007-2014).