Prof Kar Yan TAM
Dean, School of Business and Management
Chair Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Professor Tam joined HKUST in 1992 as a founding member of the Business School. Prior to being Dean of the Business School, he was Dean of Students and Associate Provost at HKUST leading the internationalization efforts of the University, improving the quality of the undergraduate education and supporting students’ holistic educational needs.
He is currently the Chairman of the AACSB Asia Pacific Advisory Council and serves on the board of EFMD, an international, not-for-profit, membership organization of business schools and corporations. He is also currently the Chairman of the Curriculum Development Council and is a member of the Hong Kong Deposit Protection Board, the Hong Kong Productivity Council, the Banking Review Tribunal of Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, and the Certified Banker Steering Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. He is an information system scholar specializing in Fintech and Electronic Commerce and playing an active role in promoting academia-business collaboration projects and startups.