Dr. MOK Kin Wai Patrick is Assistant Professor of the Cultural and Creative Industries Programme at the Art and Design Department, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. Interested in the subjects of history, heritage, cultural policies and cultural-creative economy, he is currently doing research on the topics social and cultural impact of the arts, Chinese martial arts and dance and dancers’ career planning and development. He was commissioned to do the Arts Accessibility Research Project by the Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong (ADAHK); co-authored the books Cheng Yu Tung: A Lifetime of Diligence, Integrity and Dedication (2020) and The Roadmap of Design Strategy for Hong Kong Manufacturing SMEs (2019 and 2020).

 Before joining Hang Seng University, he served as consultant and manager in the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HKU) for the “Hong Kong Memory Project”, a digital and research project for the preservation of Hong Kong’s historical and cultural heritage. He also serves the art sector as board member of the Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association, International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong).