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Professor Reggie Kwan is currently the Provost of Hong Kong Metropolitan University.

Professor Kwan was born and raised in Hong Kong and he received his BS in Computer Science, MS in Computer Science and Doctor of Education from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA. Prof. Kwan started his teaching career in Montana in the mid-80’s and reaching the rank of full professor in the late 90’s before returning to Hong Kong. He was also the Chair of Computer Science from 1990 to 1998 at Montana Technological University. He worked for HKMU for almost eight years until 2006, initially led the Computing Team and later also the Mathematics team. He joined Caritas Francis Hsu College as the President and later also became the President of Caritas Bianchi College of Careers in 2007. In 2011, Caritas Francis Hsu College became a degree granting institute and changed its name to Caritas Institute of Higher Education. Professor Kwan returned to HKMU in 2016 as the VP(Academic) and became the Provost in June 2019.

Research interests

  • Professor Kwan’s academic interest was Data Compression and later he became fascinated by e-learning and open and distance learning after he joined HKMU in the late 90’s. His recent publications are mostly in the area of e-learning.


B.S. [Montana State University], M.S. [Montana State University], Ed.D. [Montana State University]


  • Director of the Chinese Occupational Education Association 
  • Member of the Steering Committee on Implementation of Qualification Framework Credit in Higher Education and Credit Accumulation and Transfer (EDB)
  • Member of the Standing Review Committee for Qualifications Assessment of HKCAAVQ
  • Member of Quality Assurance Committee of Caritas Medical Centre Nursing School 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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