Dr. Sylvia CHAN, MH

    Ms Sylvia Chan

    Dr Sylvia Chan May-kuen is currently the Principal of Ying Wa Primary School. She is a committee member of various government departments, including the Education Commission, Appeal Boards Panel (Education), Advisory Council on the Environment, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, HK Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools Council, as well as the consultant panel of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, the steering committee on Hong Kong School Drama Festival, Jockey Club Active School Programme and professional advisor of EdUHK Christian Faith and Development Centre. Additionally, she serves as a director of HKEdCity, The EdUHK Schools Limited, Family Development Foundation and MakerBay Foundation Limited. She holds the position of Chairperson of the Education Committee and is a Trustee member of World Wide Fund - Hong Kong and a council member of Hong Kong St. John Ambulance. 

    Dr Chan was awarded the Chief Executive’s Commendation for Community Service and the Award of Excellent Educational Administration in 2013, and Medal of Honour in 2019. Being a keen promoter of arts and moral education, Dr Chan has written (music and lyrics) and produced English musicals “The Best of the Best”, “The Blessings” and “The Mysterious Mushrooms”. She has also authored Chinese Story books for children titled “Big Event in the Magic Forest I, II & III” which were listed as “Ten Best Books” in the Hong Kong Primary School Students’ Book collection.