New head for technical institute
The Vocational Training Council has announced the appointment of Lawrence Chan Wan-ching as principal of its Kwun Tong Technical Institute.
Mr Chan received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Upon graduation, he started pursuing a career in industry, and was mainly involved in research and development projects.
He joined the former City Polytechnic of Hong Kong as a senior lecturer in 1990.
His most recent position was associate director of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's Technology Transfer Centre.