Thomas Mak is a student helper at the Asian Energy Studies Centre. He is currently in his Sophomore year in the Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons.) in Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University.
Victor Lam was a Research Assistant of the Centre. He was a graduate in BASc (Honours) with a major in Sustainability, Science, and Society at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. With interests in civil governance and environmental stewardship, he has worked in various elected McGill student groups and non-profit conservation and education organisations in Canada and Hong Kong during his studies.
Jasper Ip was a Senior Research Assistant of the Centre. He had been researching on sustainable energy policies such as smart grids, renewable energy since 2008.
Prior to joining HKBU in 2012, Mr. Ip had been working on energy policies and renewable energy applications for 10 years. He was a senior research assistant in the Kadoorie Institute in the University of Hong Kong on energy policies research, a senior research assistant at the Centre on Renewable Energy at the University of Hong Kong on solar energy applications, a project manager of an engineering company to develop wind and solar energy projects, and a project officer of Friends of the Earth (Hong Kong) on wind resource assessment, solar energy applications and energy education.
Mr. Jasper Ip was recently awarded the Chevening Scholarship of about HK$300,000 to support his MSc Program in Environmental Partnership Management at the University of Aberdeen for the 2015-16 academic year. He will focus his study on management of environmental partnerships.