International Professional Standards Network

Award of Honor receipient for Hong Kong, Joseph Ho Shui-Chung

Mr Joseph HO Shiu-Chung is the Managing Director of Zenith Cosmetics Trading Co Ltd. He was the immediate past Chairman of the Cosmetic & Perfumery Association of Hong Kong Ltd (CPAHK), a leading trade association in cosmetics and beauty industry and in the region.

Ho has been a Member of the Beauty Care and Hairdressing Training Board (BHTB) of VTC during the periods from 2007 to 2013 and from 2015 up to present to provide professional advices to the development of Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) in the Beauty Care industry. During the past years, he had made significant contributions to the works of BHTB including participating in the development and implementation of the following VPET activities:

  • Assisted in soliciting significant amounts of sponsorship from beauty industry to the Hong Kong Worldskills Competitions in Beauty Therapy
  • Provided expert advice to the Manpower Survey Reports of Beauty Care, Hairdressing and Cosmetics Industry and Update Report of Beauty Care and Hairdressing industry
  • Supported in VPET promotions

To further promote the professionalism of the beauty industry, under the initiation of Mr. Ho, the VTC and the CPAHK had jointly organized the campaign in the promotion of One Examination, Multiple Certification (OEMC) in Beauty Care and Hairdressing in 2016. During the period of the campaign, the CPAHK had sponsored more than 60 in-service practitioners to take the OEMC in Beauty Care.

Ho is also the Member of Industry and Training Advisory Committee in Beauty Care and Hairdressing under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF). During the period from 2016 to 2017, he also lined up the CPAHK to organize the publicity event namely “the Recognition Plan of Amicable Employers under Qualification Framework” (資歷架構友善僱主表彰計劃) in promoting the Recognition of Prior Learning under the HKQF.

Other than his contribution in VPET, Mr. Ho is the Honorary President of Youth DreamMakers Association and is also actively engaged in the services to the community and youth from the Junior Chamber International in the past years. With Mr. Ho’s strong commitments and his past contributions to VPET and beauty industry, he is considered the right candidate to be conferred the IPSN Award of Honor.

21st November 2019