The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Professor K. W. Chau is a currently Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Real Estate and Construction and Director of the Ronald Coase Centre for Property Rights Research at The University of Hong Kong. His main areas of research include real estate finance and economics, real estate price index, construction economics and urban analysis. Most of his works are empirical studies with implications for policy makers and practitioners. He received the International Real Estate Society Achievement Award in 1999. He founded Asian Real Estate Society in 1996 and served as the first President (1996-7). He also served as President of the International Real Estate Society (2000-1). He was elected as President of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (2009-10).
Professor Chau has many years of experience in real estate research and consultancy. He has done many consultancy works for private and public organizations. Professor Chau has also served and is serving on many government committees.