Jerome Hui is currently the Professor and Biology programme Director at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Project Coordinator of the EarthBioGenome Project Hong Kong, and the co-chair of the APRU Pacific Rim Biodiversity & Sustainability. He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Hong Kong, and doctoral degree from The University of Oxford.

He then worked as postdoctoral scientists at The University of Manchester and The University of Oxford, before becoming the principal investigator at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

His research work is mainly on the invertebrates, with a focus on the regulation and evolution of sesquiterpenoid hormones.