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The Dean

The Very Revd Kwok-keung Chan

The Very Revd Kwok-keung Chan (KK) is the new Dean of St John’s Cathedral since 1st May 2021. Before his appointment in the Diocese of Hong Kong Island, he was the Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Diocese of Eastern Kowloon.

Dean KK has been involved in various ministries in the Provincial and Diocesan levels. He was one of the core group members, together with Dean Samson Fan and Bishop Matthias Der, of the Church Policy Paper which was passed in the Provincial General Synod in 2016. He has been a member of Provincial Commissions on education, theological education and examining chaplain.

KK has been trained for ordination at Ming Hua Theological College, HKSKH and started serving the Church of HKSKH in 2007. His curacy was completed in Holy Carpenter Church, followed by his appointments as the Chaplain, Sub-Dean and Dean in Holy Trinity Cathedral respectively. He was also the priest-in-charge of St. Augustine’s Chapel.

Before ordination, KK was the Discipline Master and a teacher of English as a second language in SKH Good Shepherd Primary School (P.M. Session). During his service in the Diocese of Eastern Kowloon, he has been the chairman and supervisor of several primary schools and kindergartens. He was also a member of different school councils for over ten years. He is recently elected as the Chairman of the Anglican Primary Schools Council.

In social services, KK is appointed a member of the Elderlies Home Management Committee, HKSKH Welfare Council. He has been involved in various projects promoting the collaboration between the Church and the Welfare Council. He is also a Board member of the Christian Family Services Center.

KK is married to Emmy, a registered social worker who serves in The Gathering District Support Centre of HKSKH Welfare Council. Their son Gideon is studying Psychology in Canada.

During leisure time, KK enjoys watching movies, hiking and playing ball games. He likes meeting up with friends as well as singing.