Judging Panel
Eric YIM


Hong Kong Design Centre

Hong Kong

Professor Eric C. Yim is an UK-registered architect, freelance furniture designer, award-winning industrialist and adjunct professor in a number of local and international universities.  He currently serves as the Chairman of Hong Kong Design Centre and a member of Chief Executive's Council of Advisors on Innovation and Strategic Development. Professor Yim is also the Deputy Chairman of Vocational Training Council, Deputy Chairman of Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (Thei), and Court Member of Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  He was also the Chairman of Design Council of Hong Kong (2011-2019), as well as the Chairman of Hong Kong Furniture & Decoration Trade Association (2013-2018). Professor Yim graduated with a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Cambridge and was conferred with a Honorary Doctor Degree in Design by Swinburne University.