Elizabeth Quat

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The Honourable
Elizabeth Quat
JP
葛珮帆
Elizabeth Quat cut.jpg
Member of the Legislative Council
Assumed office
1 October 2012
Preceded by Lau Kong-wah
Constituency New Territories East
Personal details
Born (1966-12-23) 23 December 1966 (age 50)
Political party DAB
Alma mater Greenwich University, Hawaii

Elizabeth Quat, JP (Chinese: 葛珮帆, born 23 December 1966[1]) is a Hong Kong politician associated with the pro-Beijing Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. She is a co-founder of the scandal-rocked Internet Professional Association (iProA), a director of the World Summit Award and chief executive officer of CB Strategic Investment. All three of her "degrees" were awarded by defunct diploma mill Greenwich University, Hawaii.[2]

Quat was elected in 2012 to represent New Territories East in the Hong Kong Legislative Council. She has also served as an elected member of the Sha Tin District Council from 2008 to 2015.

Background[edit]

Quat received her Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, and Doctor of Philosophy in Management from unaccredited Greenwich University, Hawaii (which has never been recognized by an accrediting body of the federal Department of Education in the United States and later relocated to Norfolk Island).[3] In 2008, she was certified as a scuba diving instructor and is supporting photographer in a research group within the Ocean Geographic Society.[4][5]

In 2000, Quat founded the Internet Professional Association and was president of the group until 2006. She became the director of World Summit Award in 2003. Quat founded the company CB Strategic Investment in 2004 and has been the CEO since then. In 2005, she help founded eHealth Consortium. She was appointed as director for Hong Kong Education City in 2006. In 2007, she found and became the president for the Energy Saving & Environment Concern Alliance. Quat also founded Green ICT Consortium in 2009 and is the chairman of the organisation. She is currently a master student at the University of Hong Kong for marriage and family therapy.[6]

Honours[edit]

Quat received Ten Outstanding Young Persons and Ten Outstanding Young Digi Persons awards in 2001, and named The Most Successful Women 2002.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quat, Elizabeth (14 August 2012). "Elizabeth Quat Election Platform" (PDF). 
  2. ^ "E. Quat's degrees don't equate". webb-site. 2014. Retrieved 13 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Elizabeth Quat (Dr), Advisor". SC Fulfil. 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Dr. Elizabeth QUAT (EQ)". Elysium Epic. 2008. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "E. Quat's degrees don't equate". webb-site.com. 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Elizabeth Quat, President and Co-founder of Internet Professional Association" (PDF). Hong Kong IRC. 2004. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Stephen Fong
Member of the Sha Tin District Council
Representative for Chung On
2008–2015
Succeeded by
Yip Wing
Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Preceded by
Lau Kong-wah
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for New Territories East
2012–present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Ip Kin-yuen
Member of the Legislative Council
Hong Kong order of precedence
Member of the Legislative Council
Succeeded by
Poon Siu-ping
Member of the Legislative Council