IS Governance

IS Governance Organization

Information Systems Steering Committee (ISSC)

The ISSC is established in the University to provide strategic direction for Information System services in supporting the University’s strategy and mission and is responsible for assessing, authorizing and prioritizing IS project requests from schools and departments. 

The ISSC is composed of the following membership.  It is anticipated that additional members will be co-opted as necessary over time.

Mr. Derry Fong (Chairman), Director of Information Systems 

Prof. Kar Yan TamDean of the School of Business and Management

Dr. Samuel KwanDirector of Information Technology Services Center

Prof. Chung Yee LeeDirector, Office of Institutional Research

Prof. CT ChanDirector of Research Office

Prof. King ChowActing Dean of Students

Ms. Peggy Lee, Associate Dean of Fok Ying Tung Graduate School

Mr. James PrinceAcademic Registrar

Ms. Alice WongDirector of Finance

Ms. Stella NgDirector of Human Resources

Mr. Edward Spodick, Associate Director of Library Services

Mr. Ernest Chan, Associate Vice-President (Planning & Coordination)

Mr. Edmond Kuo, Director of Internal Audit Office


Terms of Reference

The following are the Terms of Reference of ISSC:

  • To approve the Information Systems Strategy;
  • To receive and assess all requests for major information systems development and enhancements, and approve the priorities recommended by ISO, timing and resources requirements;
  • To plan and acquire funding for essential resources where necessary to support the information systems projects and enhancements;
  • To review and monitor and status of information system projects in progress;
  • To collaborate, review and resolve issues related to information systems matters, including system and data policies, business processes, change requests and functional responsibilities;
  • To participate in other project Steering Committee, taskforce and working group, where appropriate, to review and make recommendations on issues encountered;
  • To report regularly to the President through the University Administrative Committee (UAC).


Change Agents

Change agents are appointed in different department and offices to embrace the implementation of IS governance in the University. 

Name Department
William Pang ARO
Raymond Wong FO
Grace Tan HRO
Theresa Lo ITSC
Andrew Wong LIB
Anthony Ho MTPC
Michelle Lam PURO
Simon Hu SSCI
Wendy Tang DAO
Euphemia Chow DSTO
Vicky H. Y. FU HUMA
Shirley Tang IPO
Teem Kwong OIR
P. W. Leung SSCI
Ken Cheng RO
Karman Leung OKT


Terms of Reference

The terms of reference of the Change Agents are summarized as follows:

  • To cascade down as a communicator the IS strategy, policy, guidelines and plans, etc. to his/her department and office
  • To cascade up as a problem solver the IS related issues faced in his/her department and office
  • To motivate as a change coach the users in his/her department and office to appreciate and embrace the new IS related practices