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Professor AU Yuk Fai Kevin

BBA, MPhil (CUHK); PhD (British Columbia)
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kevinau@cuhk.edu.hk
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(852) 3943-7802

Research Interests: International Management, Social Networks, Entrepreneurship, Family Business, 

Professor Kevin AU co-founded the CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship and serves as the current Director. He is also Director of the Centre for Family Business. His research interests are international management, entrepreneurship, family business, and social network. He has published dozens of academic articles, teaching cases, and book chapters, and served on the editorial boards of several academic journals. He has provided consulting and training for the government and business corporations. His clients include the Central Policy Unit, Hong Kong Cyberport, and a number of business startups and family businesses in Hong Kong.

Besides research and consulting, he serves as a director for the Hong Kong Business Angel Network Ltd.(HKBAN), Family Firm Institute (USA), and International Study of Entrepreneurship Education Outcomes (ISSEO). He is an active angel investor on a few startups. In the capacity as Chairman of the Successful Trans-generational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project of the Asia Pacific Consortium, he worked with dozens of schools in Asia and Babson College to promote family business research in the region.  In the public domain, he is currently member of the Social Enterprise Advisory Committee and the Social Innovation and Enterprise Task Force, a sub-committee of the Commission for Poverty.

區玉輝教授乃香港中文大學創業研究中心和家族企業研究中心的創辦人之一,現為兩所研究中心的主任。他的研究領域包括家族企業、創業學、跨國管理、社會網路。區教授發表多篇學術論文、教學案例和書籍章節,並擔任多本學術期刊的編委。他是香港政府扶貧委員會轄下的社會創新及創業發展基金專責小組及社會企業諮詢委員會委員。他亦為政府及商業機構提供顧問服務和培訓,包括香港政府中央政策組、香港數碼港和香港多家新創公司及家族企業等。

除了研究及顧問服務外,區教授是香港天使投資脈絡(HKBAN)、美國家族企業研究所(FFI) 、International Study of Entrepreneurship Education Outcomes (ISSEO)的董事,並為多間新創公司的天使投資者。作為跨代創業成功實踐研究計畫(STEP)的亞太區主席,區教授與亞洲多間院校和巴布森學院合作,並在該區推動家族企業研究。

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