Wong Ming-yam, SBS,JP

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

Mr Wong Ming-yam is the Board Chairman of Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited. He also chairs the Board of InnoLink Investments Limited and serves as a Director or Non-Executive Director for a number of technology companies. Previously, he had been the Chief Executive Officer of Elec & Eltek Display Technology Limited and Senior Vice President of Royal Philips Electronics.

Mr Wong is currently the Honorary Chairman of both Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association, and Hong Kong Critical Components Manufacturers Association. Passionate about developing innovation and technology as well as serving the community, Mr. Wong has been associated with several Government Boards and Committees over 35 years. He was a member of Innovation and Technology Fund Vetting Committee as well as the Assessment Panel of Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme (SERAP) of Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), HKSAR Government. He was also the Council Member & Deputy Chairman of Hong Kong Productivity Council, a Director of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation, and an ex-officio member of the Advisory Committee on Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR Government.

At present, Mr Wong continues to contribute in a number of public service roles linked with Government’s Innovation and Technology initiatives. He serves as a member of Enterprise Support Scheme Assessment Panel under the Innovation and Technology Fund; the Chairman of the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee, CreateHK, and an ex-officio member of the Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-industrialisation of the HKSAR Government.