Chow Chiu Tak got his B.Soc.Sci. (Government and Public Administration) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, his M.Phil. (Political Theory) from the University of Hong Kong, and his M.A. (Human Rights Law) from the University College London. Before joining the HKU, he had worked at the Hong Kong Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs and the City University of Hong Kong. He is particularly interested in the problems of social justice, equal opportunities policies and the philosophical foundations of human rights.