Chief Executive, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
Mr Chua Hoi Wai is the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), which represents close to 480 non-governmental social services organisations. The HKCSS aims at building a socially sustainable society through enhancing social services and policies development and promoting cross-sectoral collaboration. Mr Chua has participated in a number of advisory or statutory bodies of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He is currently a member of the Housing Authority, the Land and Development Advisory committee, the Elderly Commission, and the Advisory Committee on Mental Health. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Community Care Fund Task Force under the Commission on Poverty. Mr Chua is a graduate of the University of Hong Kong in Mechanical Engineering. He studied Master of Social Work in University of Illinois at Chicago and is now a social worker by profession. He was the President of the Hong Kong Social Workers Association (2004 – 2008), and also a Founding Director of Dialogue-in-the-Dark Hong Kong. He set up the HKCSS – HSBC Social Enterprise Business Centre in 2008 to provide capacity building, joint marketing and an exchange platform for local social enterprises.