|Chairman of the Electronics Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Resume of Career
Ir John Chan graduated from Queen’s University, Canada, with a first class BSc(Hons) degree in Electrical Engineering (Computing Engineering Option), obtained his MBA from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999, and graduated his Master (MSc) degree in Electrical Engineering with distinction from Polytechnic University of Hong Kong in 2012. He started his career as a Graduate Engineer in the MTR Corporation Limited and was responsible for the tendering, design / project management and implementation of various telecommunications systems within the operating railway. Ir. Chan then progressed his career in CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, and has taken up posts in different engineering and business areas. He is currently Director-Technical Services, overseeing various technical functions including telecommunications, telemetry, metering, protection support, power quality, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, electrical services workshop, security, etc. He is also the project champion for the Advanced Metering Infrastructure project.
Ir. Chan has been serving as an active member in engineering learned societies since 2003. He has published technical paper on the HKIE transaction, as well as other papers in various conferences, e.g. APSCOM, ICEE, HKIE iCiD conference, etc. He was the Chairman of the Electronics & Communications Section of IET Hong Kong in 2009-2010. Ir. Chan has also been serving in the IET Hong Kong Branch Committee since 2016, appointed as a career ambassador of HKIE since 2007, serving the HKIE Electronics Division since 2013, and serving as a HKIE Professional Assessor since 2015. He is currently a Fellow member of the HKIE and the Immediate Past Chairman of the HKIE Electronics Division, a member of the OFCA Radio Spectrum & Technical Standards Advisory Committee (SSAC), and a member of the Advisory Committee on Electronic Engineering for the Chinese University of Hong Kong.