Dr. L. H. Li, a land policy specialist, is currently an Associate Professor and the Programme Director of the China Network MSc programmes in the Department of Real Estate and Construction, the University of Hong Kong. A Fulbright Hong Kong Scholar, Dr. Li has wide range of research interests in social and economic aspects of land use policy, more specifically in the areas of urban land regeneration; impact of the built environment and urban development. Dr. Li has written extensively on land use policies in Hong Kong and in Mainland China with a total of 35 papers published in various international and professional journals, together with five academic books. Dr. Li’s research has been widely supported by various government and private sector grants including RGC Public Policy Grant, Jackson Memorial Fellowship grant, and contract research grants awarded by various entities, among them are the Guangzhou Land Development Bureau of the Guangzhou City Government; The Audit Commission of the HKSAR Government and the Urban Renewal Authority of Hong Kong. In terms of international collaboration, Dr. Li has had previous and current research projects with different institutions such as Tsinghua University and Peking University in Beijing; Griffith University in Australia and the Institute of Oriental Studies in France. Currently, Dr. Li is also part of the Child Friendly Cities Network, which composes of researchers around the world working on various aspects of children development and the built environment. The Network works closely with the UNESCO Asia Pacific division.