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Mr. Thomas CHU Sai-ming

Chief Executive Officer, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association 
Mr. Thomas CHU Sai-ming

Mr. Thomas CHU is a Registered Social Worker. He joined the New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association in 1993 and has been serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Association since 2021. The Association strives to promote recovery-oriented community mental health services and operates more than 70 service units/projects and over 20 social enterprises serving with over 16,000 people in recovery of mental illness (PIR) and their families.

Mr. CHU committed to enhancing the Association’s professionalism and expanding its network to provide high quality mental health services for PIR, their families and the general public. Mr. CHU has extensive experience in strategy development, advocacy, project management, efficiency improvement and service segment expansion. Under his leadership, the Association achieved the high quality outcomes.

Mr. CHU also endeavors to explore, develop and promote the strengths and talents of PIR and Persons with Autism (PWAs) through various vocational training and individualized services. Mr. CHU is enthusiastic in enhancing public understanding and acceptance towards their capabilities through sharing and training with government departments, hospitals, institutes and corporations in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Upholding the Association’s core value of “Care for People, Excel for Quality”, Mr. CHU initiated diversified innovative and need-oriented services, including ageing service development, food sharing projects and environmental friendly projects.

Apart from professional services, Mr. CHU serves in various public capacities to contribute to the mental health development and social services in Hong Kong.