Dr Kwok-yu Lau is an Associate Professor of the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong. He previously taught at the University of Hong Kong. He joined this institution in 1985. The areas of his teaching and research are housing policy, housing management, social policy and administration. He is also an Honorary Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Housing and a registered social worker. Before starting his career in the university, Dr. Lau worked as a social worker in public housing estates, squatter areas and temporary housing areas. Dr LAU has extensive experience in public service. He served on various committees of the Hong Kong Housing Authority, and was a member of the working groups on public and private housing of the Kwai Tsing and Sham Shui Po District Councils. He was formerly a Member of the Housing Bureau’s Long Term Housing Strategy Review Steering Group and the Urban Renewal Authority’s Land, Rehousing and Compensation Committee. He has also been an advisor to a number of housing residents’ organisations. Dr LAU is currently a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Hong Kong Housing Society, a co-opted Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Housing’s Professional Practice Committee, a co-opted Member of the Urban Renewal Authority’s Review Committee and a Member of the Housing Authority and its Building Committee.
Housing policy, housing administration and housing management