Ir Andrew Young has over 34 years of executive experience in senior positions including Director of Partnership Development for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation.
In his current capacity as Associate Director (Innovation) for Sino Group, he has overall responsibility to explore and identify innovations and technologies for application in the Group and explore investment opportunities in technology ventures.
He has developed closely knitted and professional working relationships with leading and renowned institutions and innovation nodes in Hong Kong and around the world, including Imperial College, University of Oxford, University of Waterloo, Stanford University, etc.
He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institutions of Engineers Australia, an Adjunct Professor with the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and an advisor to Hamlyn Centre of Imperial College London as Chairman of the Translation Advisory Panel. He is a member of Knowledge Transfer Committee of the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), he serves on the Departmental Advisory Committee of the School of Optometry and Department of Mechanical Engineering of PolyU; Department of Electronics Engineering of CityU; and Centre for Entrepreneurship of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He also sits on various committee in leading commerce and industry associations and is active within the startup and VC community.