Hunghsi Chao Ph.D., Program Manager of World Monuments Fund (WMF), has worked in cultural agency, institute and non-profit organization of cultural heritage conservation, and education for two decades. Hunghsi joined WMF at the Headquarters in New York City, USA in 2013. He has participated in numerous conservation and advocacy projects in Türkiye, China, India, Mongolia, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, and Bhutan among other countries in East Asia. His projects received numerous local and international recognition, including UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation and The Best in Heritage’s “Project of Influence” Award. Hunghsi earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Building and Planning from Taiwan University and received M.S. in Historic Preservation from Pratt Institute in New York, USA.