Chau, Wilton(周志偉)


Adjunct Professor


Department of Finance

Room 803, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 3965


Prof. Wilton Chau has over 30-year extensive experience in venture development and investment in the Asian Pacific region. Currently, he is the Founding Chairman of PAVD, a non-profit platform with over 60 active angels, super-angels, venture capitalists and private equity investors; a founding member of AEEA, an alliance formed by presidents, vice presidents, deans and professors from over 20 renowned universities in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore; the Chairman of ICIA (the RA of ISO17316); a Vice Chairman of the HKBio. In addition, he is in the Board of several technology ventures and listed companies including a health care medical operator, Meilleure Health Group. He is also a board member of the China Three Gorges International (CTGI), one of the largest clean energy companies in the World.

In the academic area, he has participated in MBA, and EMBA programmes teaching courses in the areas of new venture creation, entrepreneurship, venture capital and private equity, Taiwan & Singapore study trip in CUHK Business School. His PAVD cooperates with postgraduate programmes of several universities to provide entrepreneurship training and help existing technology ventures/SMEs developing their own commercialisation program and fundraising strategy in Asia. Currently, he is developing postgraduate ESG courses together CTGI, United Nations and couple of sovereign funds to fight climate change.

Apart from contributing to entrepreneurship education in Hong Kong, Prof. Chau is also an Adjunct Professor at Shenzhen Finance Institute, and was an Adjunct Professor in The NUS Business School, Curriculum Director of the Protégé Venture Capital Training Programme, SMU; External Examiner (BBA entrepreneurship) and an External Assessor for Academic Promotion of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Malaysia; and a member of the Advisory Committee (Business Degree) in the Singapore University of Social Sciences. In addition, he is a Specialist of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).

Prof. Chau has obtained a bachelor degree in applied mathematics, a law degree, a master degree and a doctorate degree in business administration. He is also a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom.