Elgar is currently a research assistant at the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong working on social media data mining for social science research. He is also a teaching assistant at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) teaching aspiring journalists how to tell stories with data and programming. He will be studying social data science at the University of Oxford starting fall 2021.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, he has spent most of his time in his city of birth. Previously, he stayed in Singapore to fulfill his compulsory military service and in Finland to study social issues and politics in former-Soviet republics.
Graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from HKU, he is interested in data, video production and politics. He also likes photographing streets and travelling to places not flooded with tourists.
In addition to Cantonese, English and Mandarin, he also speaks a very tiny bit of Korean and Russian.