External Examiners

Prof. Ian Chi Kei Wong

Prof. Carlos Ascenso André

Programme examined: Pharmacy Technology (Bachelor's degree)

Professor Ian Wong, a registered Pharmacist in United Kingdom and Hong Kong, is jointly appointed by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and UCL School of Pharmacy in London. Professor Wong is currently the Co-Director of the Centre for Safe Medication Practice and Research at the HKU and Head of Research Department of Practice and Policy at UCL School of Pharmacy.

Prior to his current appointment, Professor Wong was the Chair of the Examination Committee and Internship Committee of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Hong Kong and a member of the Grant Review Board of the Research Council of the Food and Health Bureau, the Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy of HKU between 2011 and 2015, the Founding Director of the Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research between 2002 and 2011, at The School of Pharmacy, UCL Institute of Child Health, University of London and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

A recipient of a UK Department of Health Public Health Career Scientist Award in 2002, Professor Wong is the only pharmacist to date to have received such an award in the UK. Professor Wong also received the Chemist and Druggist's Pharmacy Practice Research Medal in 2004 for his research in paediatric medicines. In recognition of his work in paediatric medicines research, Professor Wong was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2011, and Fellowship of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2012.