Manager, HKUST IEMS
Tel (852) 3469 2215
Office Room IAS2019
BA (Hons) in Language Studies for the Professions, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Major in Corporate Communication and Media Communication
Joey is responsible for the Institute’s daily operation and administration including budget and research grants management, event management, staffing as well as providing committee services to the institute.
Before joining the Institute, she served in the University’s branding team and she has diverse project management experience including renovate the university website, establish and grow the university’s social media platforms, refurbish the information center and souvenir shop. She was also experienced in organizing large-scale events such as Distinguished Speakers Series, Consul General Talk series, Nobel Prize Winner talk.
Assistant Manager, HKUST IEMS
Tel (852) 3469 2463
Office Room IAS2020
MSc in Computer Science, HKUST
BEng in Computer Engineering, HKUST
Carla formulates and implements the Institute's communications and outreach strategies, which cover print publications, web, social media, events, digital marketing & public relations. She has several years of experience in leading and executing integrated marketing/communications campaigns in PR agencies, with most of her clients in the technology and consumer sectors. She was previously Event Manager at Habitat for Humanity, an NGO dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness, and a journalist covering the enterprise technology beat at PC Market, one of Hong Kong ‘s most influential IT publications.
Carla is an active member of the local blogosphere. She sat on the organising committee of Punch Party Hong Kong, a pioneering social event organized by and for local bloggers. She also provides voluntary translation, public relations and event support to local charities and not-for-profit organisations.
Carla loves singing. She has sung in the Chorus of Opera Hong Kong’s productions of La Traviata, Les contes d’Hoffmann and Tosca, and is now a member of the HKUST Staff Choir. Her next operatic ambition is to put her baby girl to sleep singing Bizet’s Carmen.
Project Assistant, HKUST IEMS
Tel (852) 3469 2468
Office Room IAS2020
BSc in Economic Studies and Politics, Queen Mary University London
Ray handles marketing and communications for the Institute. He develops content for the Institute’s online channels and print publications, such as the Thought Leadership Brief series. He also supports video production and helps with event promotion.
Ray draws on his experience in consultancy – writing copy, conducting market research and analyzing businesses. Through the IEMS, he hopes to expose his craft to today’s pressing economic and geopolitical issues.