Rocky Law

BSc, MSc, PhD, EMBA

rocky.law@hkban.org (link sends e-mail)

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Dr. Rocky Law is the Executive Director of Praxis Green Consulting Limited (PGC). PGC focuses on bridging the gap between East and West in the areas of technology development, transfer and implementation, particular on green product related areas. PGC’s scope of work covers a wide spectrum of business development ranging from solicitation of technologies and investment funds, liaison with local government departments and industries, building up management team, licensing technologies and forming joint venture companies. PGC’s clients are local governments in China, technology companies and universities from overseas and investment funds (both VC and PE).

Dr. Law worked for a year as Computer Officer at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) before returning to Hong Kong to join Amoy Food Limited (subsidiary of Danone Group at that time) as Research Manager in 1995. He was responsible for all soy sauce related businesses in the company, including improvement and development of formulations and processes, technical advice to QA, QC, production, sales and marketing departments, and business development for potential JV partners. Dr. Law started to develop his career in the area of knowledge transfer after joining the HKUST in 2001 as Development Manager in the Technology Transfer Center (TTC) with special responsibility for the School of Science, particularly in the areas of traditional Chinese medicine, biotechnology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. He started to promote proactively entrepreneurship after taking up the post of Associate Director of the Entrepreneurship Center (EC) at HKUST in 2007. After working in HKUST for about 10 years, Dr. Law has obtained an extensive experience in technology transfer industry. Dr. Law is still actively involved in mentoring students and providing advices to startup companies.

Dr. Law is the founding members of the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA) and the Hong Kong Business Angel Network, and a member of several professional associations, including Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association (MCMIA), Licensing Executives Society of China, Hong Kong Chapter (LES) and Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) in UK.

Dr. Law obtained his BSc degree in Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan in 1987, and his MSc and PhD degrees in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK in 1990 and 1995 respectively. In 2007, he obtained his MBA degree by completing an EMBA course at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.