Dr. CHIEN Man Hung, Elsie

Dr Chien Man Hung, Elsie is a registered social worker with years of experience in clinical practice, service management, teaching and consultancy work. She worked in different service fields to serve various target groups, including children and youth, women, older adults, and persons with intellectual disability. She was dedicated to enhance quality of life for people with intellectual disability through promoting a person-centered approach and implementing service integration. She set up the first social enterprise – Mustard Seed in St. James’ Settlement that provides training and employment opportunity for adults with disability. Before joining the university, she worked as Deputy Director of Suicide Prevention Services. Elsie was awarded the Harvard Business School Scholarship in the year 2011 and received the training on Strategic Perspective in Non-profit Management. Her research study focuses on Philanthropy and NGO management, especially partnership between private philanthropic foundations and NGO in Hong Kong.

  • Room no. CJT-503
  • E: echien@hku.hk
  • T: (852) 39171095
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Curriculum Vitae

Chan, Peter H.T., & Chien, Elsie M. H. (2016). Business case (Chapter 3). In W. H. Leung (Ed.), In search of excellence – A journey towards management excellence for non profit organizations(Chinese). Hong Kong: Nonprofit Organization Excellent Management Limited Company.
Chan, Peter H.T., & Chien, Elsie M. H. (2016). Innovation management (Chapter 14). In W. H. Leung (Ed.), In search of excellence – A journey towards management excellence for non profit organizations(Chinese). Hong Kong: Nonprofit Organization Excellent Management Limited Company.
Chairman, Community Care Services Sub-committee, Hong Kong Red Cross (since 2016)
Member, Management Committee, Community Care Services, Hong Kong Red Cross (since 2016)
Member, Advisory Committee, Shun Lee Hostel, Hong Kong Red Cross (since 2014)
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Greenville Education Company Limited (since 2012)
Member, Disciplinary Committee Panel, Social Workers Registration Board (since 2005)
Advisor, The Parents’ Association of Pre-School Handicapped Children (since 2002)
Member, Community Care Services Sub-committee, Hong Kong Red Cross (2013 to 2016)
Member, Guardianship Board, Labour and Welfare Bureau (2011 to 2017)
Member, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel (Judiciary, Hong Kong) (2010 - 2016)
Member, Advisory Panel, Mediation Mechanism, Disability Discrimination Ordinance, Education Bureau (2007 - 2013)
Member, Appeal Board for Standardized Assessment for Residential Services for People with Disabilities, Social Welfare Department (Jan, 2005 – Jan 2011)
Consultant, Centro De Santa Margarida, Caritas Macau (2004 – 2006)
Member, Management Committee, Rainbow Express – Respite Care for person with handicap, The Parents’ Association of Pre-school Handicapped Children (Mar, 2002 – Nov, 2007)