Mr. Chi-tong Lai is veteran social worker who worked in the field for over 40 years before retirement. Having been Head of AKA (formerly Aberdeen Kai-fong Welfare Association) for over 3 decades and overseen over 20 service units, involving youth and elderly services, community development and social enterprises, he is particularly expert in organizing regional and territory-wide functions. For nearly half a century, Mr. Lai has not stopped his contribution to the society via voluntary work, that he continued to take up responsibilities of consultancy and other public services, including Honorary Financial Secretary of CIFA as well as Member of the Steering Committee on Promotion of Volunteer Service, etc. Lai is also the Senior Consultant of Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies. Knowledge transfer is also one of his many areas of attention, that he has been the author and editor of dozens of publications on social welfare services.

Recommended Citation

Lai, C. K. T., & Chan, M. Y. (2014). People: 40 years of social work, life-long service to the community: Mr. Chi-tong LAI, BBS, MH. Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies Newsletter, 5, 3-5. Retrieved from http://commons.ln.edu.hk/apias_nlj/vol5/iss1/14/