BES; MArch; HKIA; RIBA; Registered Architect; Authorized Person (List of Architects), DOCOMOMO Hong Kong, DOCOMOMO Macau
Mona graduated from the University of Manitoba in Canada with the Bachelor of Environmental Studies and the Master of Architecture. Her move to Hong Kong marked the beginning of her professional career development. She interned at an international practice with involvement in numerous prestigious projects and became a Registered Architect and an Authorized Person (List of Architects) in Hong Kong.
Pursuing her interest in teaching and research, she joined the University of Hong Kong’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) in 2001 and was honored with the Outstanding Teacher Award in 2009. Aside from her current position as Senior Programme Director of Architectural Studies in the College of Humanities and Law, HKU SPACE, she is also an adjunct associate professor of the Department of Architecture, University of Hong Kong and the School of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Mona is an active member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects and an External Examiner for the BEng Architecture (Hon) RIBA Part 1, University of Nottingham, Ningbo. She is a member of the Appeal Tribunal Panel and Town Planning Appeals Board appointed by HKSAR’s Chief Secretary under the Buildings Ordinance and Town Planning Ordinance respectively.
She is a water sports enthusiast, retired from competitive dragon boat racing, she now enjoys SUP, kayaking, wave surfing and recently discovered the joy of sailing.