Fook Yen Chong

Senior Social Sector Specialist (Skills Development), Southeast Asia Department
Profile / Bio: 

Fook Yen, Chong is a senior social sector specialist (skill development) working in the Asian Development Bank. He has more than 25 years of work experience in Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET). In ADB, he manages and supports TVET/Higher Education projects in India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Cambodia, and Indonesia. As a practitioner in TVET, his expertise includes TVET strategic planning, training facility infrastructure planning, and design, TVET curriculum design and development, TVET training equipment requirement, and TVET teachers’ training. He has co-authored two publications on Training Facility Norms and Standard Training Equipment Lists for Precision Engineering and Mechatronics Technology trades. His latest pursue is in developing and deploying Mixed Reality (MR) training content for skill training, and accelerating TVET institution's capability in developing fourth industrial revolution expertise. He also has a strong interest in exploring how investing in innovations and technologies can drive economic growth in developing countries.