Mr Chan received his M.Phil. and B.Sc.(Econ) with first class honours in Accounting from The University of Wales, Aberystwyth in UK. Prior to joining the School of Accounting and Finance, he taught at the Open University of Hong Kong as a Lecturer and a Business Team Leader. He is a qualified professional accountant with membership of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and had acquired substantial experience in the field of audit, information technology and financial control of a number of multinational corporations in Hong Kong, London and US.
Since joining the School in 2004, his teaching duties mainly focused on intermediate and advanced financial accounting at undergraduate level. He currently serves as Programme Leader of the BBA(Hons) in Accountancy. He is also a member of the Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee, Teaching Council and Curriculum Development Committee of the school. He also contributes to the accounting education through serving as an academic consultant and examiner for professional bodies and other tertiary institution.
He was the awardee of the Faculty Teaching Prize in 2012 and the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) Teaching Award in 2016.
“Determinants of Audit Fees for Quoted UK Companies”, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 1993, Vol. 20(6), pp. 765-786 (co-authored with M. Ezzamel and D. Gwilliam). 205 citations as at 18 September 2012.
Chapters 5 – 13, Capacity Building Mileage Programme - 23809 Personal Finance, The Open University of Hong Kong, 2004.