Ph.D, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Field of Interest: Environmental Politics and Policies, Sustainable Development and Global Governance, Regional Collaboration on the Environment, Political Transformation in Hong Kong
Course Taught: Introduction to Sustainable Development 、Sustainable Development in China (Core course for SDG & MIDG students)
2018.1 - present Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
2016.8-2018.1 Visiting Fellow, City University of Hong Kong
2008.7-2012.6 Under Secretary for the Environment, The Hong Kong SAR Government
2005.7-2008.6 Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2015.3 - present Honorary Fellow, Center for Business and Climate Change, University of Edinburgh
Poon, K. (2018) “The Impasse over Constitutional Reform: Negotiating democracy in Hong Kong” in Hong Kong：20 Years after the Handover. Fong, C.H. Brian and Lui, Tai-lok (eds), London: Palgrave Macmillan, 3-20.
Poon, K. (2008). The Political Future of Hong Kong: Democracy within Communist China, London: Routledge, hard copy in 2008, paper back in 2012.
“Politics of Jurisdictional Responsibility: Localizing waste incinerators in China’s governing system”, paper presented at the 2017 International Conference on Law and Society: Governing Synergies in Green Growth, Mexico City, June 20-23, 2017.
Sole-authored book Environmental Politics and Policymaking in China. Contracted with Routledge.