Mrs. Agnes Mak, MH, JP
Honorary Chairman of HKETA
Mrs. Agnes Mak, MH, JP 麥鄧碧儀太平紳士
Mrs Mak has over 30 solid years of experience in information technology. Prior to joining Hong Kong Productivity Council, Mrs Mak founded her own IT consultancy business. She also has extensive working experience in both private and public sectors having held key posts in various communication companies as well as statutory body.
Along with her full-time career, Mrs Mak has been very active within the Hong Kong IT Community. She was the President of Hong Kong Computer Society (1995-1998), Chairman of the Advisory Committee of Science Faculty of Hong Kong Baptist University (2008-2014), Chairman of Committee in Information Technology Training and Development of Vocational Training council (2008-2013), Vice Chairman of the General Support Program Vetting Committee of the Innovation and Technology Fund (2007-2010), Vice Chairman of Employee Retraining Board (2007-2010), Board member of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (2009-2010), Member of Hong Kong Councils for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (2008-2011)and Member of the Social Welfare Advisory Committee (2008-2013).
In addition to being an enthusiast in promoting the quality of higher education and enriching vocational education, Mrs Mak is also an advocate in advancing professional recognition for IT professionals in Hong Kong. She has assumed Chairman of the Information & Communications Technology / Industry Training Advisory Committee under the Education Bureau of HKSAR Government. Under her leadership, the Specification of Competency Standards for the IT industry was successfully developed. She has also taken up the position of Director In-charge of the Hong Kong Institute for IT Professional Certification which pioneers the first IT Professional credentialing scheme in Hong Kong.
In 1995, Mrs Mak was recognized as one of Ten Most Outstanding Young Persons in the Hong Kong community that made significant IT contributions. In 1999, she was conferred Distinguished Fellow of the Hong Kong Computer Society. In 2002, she was appointed as a "Justice of Peace". In July 2007, she was awarded "Medal of Honor" by the HKSAR Government. And in November 2008, she was conferred Honorary Fellow of Vocational Training Council.