Mr. Dion Chen started his career in education in a special school. This brought him an extensive understanding about teaching and learning, especially in areas of setting lesson progress and activities to accommodate student’s different learning needs. He joined the YHKCC in 2004 as a Business Teacher mainly teaching the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) programme and was well respected by his students. He was appointed as a HKALE marker by the Hong Kong Examination and Assessment Authority. He was appointed in various capacities as Head of Extra-curricular Activities, Head of School Affairs, Head of School Administration, Assistant Principal, Deputy Principal and Acting Principal. To build a school with international-style education, Mr. Chen believes that a school’s most significant asset is its people – students, staff and parents. He is passionate about nurturing the young people and developing their talents, as well as fostering the pursuit of emotional and academic well-being of the whole person, excellence, community service and responsibility.

Mr. Chen is passionate about education. As a member of the Leadership Team of the YHKCC since 2009, Mr. Chen works closely with the Leadership Team members to introduce various progressive initiatives that have made YHKCC one of the most sought after DSS secondary schools in Hong Kong. These initiatives included the introduction of an international curriculum (UK IGCSE and GCE ‘A’ Level syllabuses), student development and a number of school campus development projects. During his tenure as a Leadership Team member, the school has achieved its best academic and sports results. Applications for admissions have consistently increased from 1.5 applicants for every place to almost 4 applicants for every place. Some excellent GCE ‘A’ Level, IGCSE and HKDSE results were obtained with extremely high passing and A*-C rates in some subjects.

Mr. Chen is also very active in serving the community. He is currently the Vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Youth Development (Islands District), the Vice-chairman of Hong Kong Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools Council, the District Commissioner of Lantau District of the Scout Association of Hong Kong, the school manager and Deputy School Supervisor of SWCS YMCA of Hong Kong Christian School, the Vice-chairman of the HKSSF Tsuen Wan & Islands Secondary Schools Area Committee, a council member of Hong Kong Principal's Institute, a member of the Islands Youth Programme Committee and the District Fight Crime Committee (Islands District).

Mr. Chen was educated in Hong Kong and the UK. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Accounting & Financial Analysis from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, and a Master's Degree in Business from University of Newcastle, Australia. He also has a Post-graduate Diploma in Education and a Professional Diploma in ECA Management from universities in Hong Kong.