Elgar is currently a research assistant at the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong focusing on data mining in social science research. He previously worked at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) on social media mining and teaching aspiring journalists how to tell stories with data and programming.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Elgar 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 first class honours in Bachelor of Journalism in HKU, Elgar 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, Elgar also speaks a very tiny bit of Korean and Russian.