Specialising in the area of business and management, Ms Jennifer Leong is a lecturer at HKCC. Prior to joining the academic field, Ms Leong had worked for organisations in Hawaii, Australia, and Macau – cross-disciplinary experiences which have given her not only the international exposure so vital to practitioners in the dynamic business environment, but also the capacity to understand the diverse needs of people from different cultures.
Over the years, other than devoting herself to teaching, Ms Leong was also involved extensively in university administration, especially in the area of curriculum planning and monitoring. Prior to joining HKCC, Ms Leong had firmly established five self-financed top-up degree programmes as a programme leader. Besides, she has also worked closely with the industry to foster collaboration on placement opportunities for tertiary students.
Ms Leong has published papers in prestigious referred research journals including International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration and Tourism Review; she has also edited a tourism textbook and presented papers in international conferences.
Ms Leong has also served as an adjudicator in the final round of the "Fascinating Hong Kong" Tourist Guide Competition jointly organised by the Tourism Commission, the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Tourism Board, and the Hong Kong Association of Registered Tour Coordinators.