Dr. Arthur A.P.Chan obtained his PhD in 2005 in the Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Chan has a strong commercial background and corporate management experience in fashion retail operations in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong regions. He was employed as a General Manager from the company of SMAB in fashion retail business operations and an Independent Non-executive Director of the listed company of Grand Concord International Holding Limited before joining THEi. Dr. Chan also has a strong industrial background on intimate apparel manufacturing, he was an Operations Manager for ACE Style Intimate Apparel Limited and managed over 5,000 staffs on intimate apparel production and mold pad production in China. He was also a visiting lecturer, the taught subject was the Apparel Technology, in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.