Hong Kong Palace Museum
Dr. Louis Ng is currently Director of Hong Kong Palace Museum. He is a seasoned museum professional, historian and arts administrator with over 30 years of experience in museum planning and management. Dr Ng joined Hong Kong’s public museum service in 1988 as an assistant curator and rose through the ranks to become a chief curator in 2002 after working in a number of curatorial and managerial positions in various museums. He was the founding Director of the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence opened in 2000. Prior to joining the Hong Kong Palace Museum in August 2019, he was Deputy Director of Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong SAR Government, overseeing the department’s culture-related institutions including museums, performance arts venues, visual arts centres and public libraries. A distinguished historian, Dr. Ng obtained his BA, MPhil and PhD in history from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies from the University of Sydney.