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Prof. Philip Yeung Kwok-wing, Executive Director of Clothing Industry Training Authority

Prof. Philip Yeung
Executive Director, Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA)


Prof. Philip Yeung Kwok-wing is currently the Executive Director of Clothing Industry Training Authority in Hong Kong and an Adjunct Professor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Prof. Yeung holds a PhD degree from the Queen’s University of Belfast and has been awarded Fellowship from the Society of Dyers and Colourists and the Textile Institute in the United Kingdom, the Hong Kong Institution of Textiles and Apparel, and Textile Association in India.

Prof. Yeung embarked on his teacher career at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic since 1973. He became Professor and Head of Department in 1995 and was appointed by PolyU as the Vice President in 2000 responsible for the academic planning and development of the University. Prof. Yeung owned a number of patents and published over 130 papers in journal publications and presented at international conferences over the years.

Currently, his research interest is in sustainable textile product development, and he is also actively conducting consultancy projects in the application of quality management for the industry.