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Friends of the Observatory - Structure

FoOb committee

The FoOb committee is comprised of experienced FoOb volunteers to help the Observatory organise various public education activities.

Members of Committee 2017-2020

Ms Yam Kwan Mei Mr Poon Lai Shun Mr Lau Ho Tai Mr Kwan Koon Wah Mr Kwok Ka Lui Mr Leung Man Kit Ms Wong Pui Shan Mr Sun Yiu Cheung Ms Au Chun Yan Ms Leung Mei Sheung Ms Lixia Adamcova Ms Ng Yim Mei Mr Kwong Wai Lung Mr Lee Yue Chung Ms Tong Pok Yue Ms Au Yeung Wing Man

The Observatory staff and FoOb committee members work closely together to organise various public education activities.

Voluntary docents

Voluntary docents are important helpers of the “Guild Tour of the Hong Kong Observatory”. They guide visitors who joined the tour around the Observatory. All qualified voluntary docents are required to complete a docent training programme and pass related examinations.


The Voluntary Docent Training Programme for "Guild Tour of the Hong Kong Observatory"

Voluntary docent guides visitors around the Observatory Headquarters

Volunteers of the FoOb

Volunteers of the FoOb offer great behind-the-scene support to the Observatory in organising various public education activities such as "Mountaineering Festivals", "The Hong Kong Observatory Open Day", "Science in the Public Service (SIPS) Exhibitions", "Mountaineering Safety Promotion Day", etc.


The Observatory conducts "Volunteer Briefing" for FoOb members who are interested to join the volunteer team

Behind the scene support from volunteers from "Friends of the Observatory" in the Open Day