Dion Chen

Principal of Ying Wa College
Chairman of Hong Kong Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools Council

Mr. Dion Chen received his education in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Financial Analysis from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and a Professional Diploma in Management of Extra-Curricular Activities from universities in Hong Kong.

He started his career in education in a special school in 2002. Two years later, he joined YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College as a Business Teacher and was well respected by students. During his 17 years at the school, he took up various leadership responsibilities and was appointed Principal in 2013. In 2021, he was appointed as the Principal of Ying Wa College, a very reputable boys’ school with over 200 years history.  He is passionate about nurturing young people and developing their talents, as well as fostering the pursuit of the emotional and academic well-being of the whole person, excellence, community service and responsibility.

Mr. Chen actively serves the community. He is currently Chairman of Hong Kong Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools Council, Chairman of the Hong Kong Principals’ Institute, School Manager of SWCS YMCA of Hong Kong Christian School, Islands District Youth Development & Civic Education Committee, the Deputy Regional Commissioner of New Territories Region, Scout Association of Hong Kong, Committee Member of Canoe Polo Committee of the International Canoe Federation.