Executive Director
Glenn Shive
Phone: (852) 3943-8749

Dr. Shive was a Fulbright scholar at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also served as the Vice President for Programs of the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia and the Director of the Hong Kong office of the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Dr. Shive has a Ph.D. in Chinese history from Temple University in Philadelphia. He has taught at universities and administered exchange programs in “greater China” including Shanghai, Guangzhou, Taipei and Kaohsiung.

Dr. Shive has published on higher education, American studies, open and distance education, and US-Asia relations in several books and many articles. He has written, spoken and organized conferences and workshops on education, human resources, economic development, culture and technology in Asia and the United States. He has produced and narrated documentary films in and about China.

Director of Finance & Administration
Pauline Lau
Phone: (852) 3943-8748

Pauline Lau joined The Hong Kong-America Center a few years after its inception in 1993. Besides overseeing program planning, budgeting and management process activities, she is actively involved in the administration of the Fulbright related programs. In addition, she has given staffing and management support to four Executive Directors of HKAC. She received both her M.A. and B.A. degrees from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before joining HKAC, she briefly worked as a news and finance translator for about a year.

Program Manager
Vivian Chiu
Phone: (852) 3943-8755

Vivian joined The Hong Kong-America Center as Program Manager in 2012. She is mainly responsible for the development of Hong Kong International Internship Program (HKIIP), making sure the program gives all of the essential tools to international college students to have a successful summer internship experience in Hong Kong. She also serves as in-country support person for partner universities of various study abroad programs. Previously, she worked as an accountant and lived in the US for 25 years. Vivian received her BA in Accounting from the City University of New York.

Program Manager
Ginny Tam
Phone: (852) 3943-8100

Ginny Tam has joined HKAC since October 2010. She believes academic exchanges and overseas internship serves an important role in public and cultural diplomacy. Before joining the center, she served as a researcher at University of Hong Kong and a research and education officer at a local women’s association. Besides working at the center, she actively involved in global citizenship education and research projects in various non-profit organizations.

Ginny holds a Master of International and Public Affairs from University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Social Sciences in East and Southeast Asian Studies from the City University of Hong Kong. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English fluently.

Account Assistant
Celia Co
Phone: (852) 3943-8033

Celia Co works as an administrative assistant in Hong Kong-America Center. Prior to joining the center, she worked as an administrative officer in Institute of International Education (Hong Kong Office). Celia actively assists in various program administration and preparation. She has many years of accounting and administrative experience in various industries. As a dedicated employee and team player, Celia does whatever it takes to get the job done, working efficiently to ensure that the office runs smoothly.


Former Directors of the HKAC

  • Morton Holbrook III
  • Glenn Shive
  • Mark Sheldon
  • Jack Deeney
  • Lee C. Lee

Former Visiting Fulbright Scholars at the HKAC

  • 2012 – 2013 Dennis Berg
  • 2010 – 2011 James Steintrager
  • 2009 – 2010 David Pong
  • 2008 – 2009 Stephen J. Friedman
  • 2007 – 2008 Eric J. Heikkila
  • 2006 – 2007 Mark S. Gaylord
  • 2005 – 2006 Dennis McCann
  • 2004 – 2005 Christopher J. Smith
  • 2003 – 2004 David Horner
  • 2002 – 2003 Kathryn Jagow Mohrman
  • 2001 – 2002 George McLaughlin
  • 2000 – 2001 Craig Canning
  • 1999 – 2000 James Rice
  • 1998 – 1999 Glenn Shive
  • 1997 – 1998 Peter Koehn
  • 1996 – 1997 Robert Leestampter
  • 1995 – 1996 Geofrey Mills
  • 1994 – 1995 Clyde Haulman
  • 1993 – 1994 Lee C. Lee