Chi-Pong Lai, currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Division of Architectural Conservation Programmes at The University of Hong Kong, is a well-published author of Hong Kong’s tangible and intangible cultural heritage. He is an experienced project manager with almost 20 years of experience in managing building project development and real estate property maintenance. He holds tertiary academic qualifications in building studies and management, as well as two master’s degrees – in architectural conservation and in Chinese literature and language. He has membership in professional institutions of Hong Kong, Australia and the U.K., with multiple accreditations in the field of building and construction management. Upon his retirement from the MTR Corporation in 2012 after 15 years of service, he was recruited by the Division of Architectural Conservation Programmes, where he is involved in teaching in courses in the BA(Conservation) and BSc(Surveying) programmes.