Leadership Team

Professor Albert Cheung-Hoi YU, PhD, JP   Founder and Chairman

Chairman, Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization
Chairman, Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
Director, Asian Fund for Cancer Research
Professor & Vice Director, Neuroscience Research Institute, Peking University
Vice President, Chinese Neuroscience Society
Chief, Laboratory of Translation Medicine, Institute of System Biomedicine, Peking University


Prof. Yu received his PhD from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada and spent the subsequent years at various institutions, including UCSF, Stanford, HKUST and the Peking University. Undoubtedly, he possesses a broad cross-cultural experience base and is actively involved in both the academic and the business environment for over 40 years.

He is now a world-renowned bio-entrepreneur and a scientist with over 20 years of experience in this field. Moreover, he has published over 170 peer-reviewed scientific papers in reputed international journals, in addition to publishing several commentaries in journals like Science and Nature Biotechnology.

Apart from his aforementioned designations, Prof. Yu is also the founder and the president of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Biotechnology Alliance, on the board of trustees of the Gordan Research Conference, Justice of the Peace and a former member of the board of directors of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP).

With a global network and an expanding base of established contacts in China, Prof. Yu has been a significant facilitator of dialogue regarding the development of the biotech sector in Asia.


Tina LIU, MBA   Director of General Management

Ms. Tina Liu obtained Master of Business and Administration (MBA) in Beihang University. She joined HKLife in 2007, serving as regulatory specialist and administration manager and now is Director of general management, in charge of the finance, administration, human resource and legal affairs. Before joining HKLife, she worked international and foreign owned enterprises such as Beijing Yanjing Brewery and Qiagen. She has strong experience and strength in administration, operation and coordination.