Natalie Man-Se Chan

Prof Natalie Man-Se Chan (DMin, M Couns, MBA, Dip Ed) is the Director of Ray Bakke Centre for Urban Transformation (RBC) and a Professor in Urban Ministry as well as the Program Director for 2 doctoral programs at Bethel Bible Seminary (BBS) in Hong Kong.

Natalie had worked in finance for close to 20 years with the bulk of the time in Goldman Sachs prior to obtaining her Doctor of Ministry from Bakke Graduate University in 2010. RBC was established under BBS in 2012 to equip Christian leaders in Urban Ministry with a focus on Hong Kong, China, and Asia. It is committed to being a lifelong partner to these leaders, advancing and serving them with ongoing support like teaching, research, consultation, networking, and collaboration opportunities to carry out city transformation projects.

Her research and teaching revolve around transformational leadership, integration of faith and work, and city movements. RBC hosted the Global Leadership Summit for Hong Kong 2014-17 and has been the Producer for Movement Day Hong Kong since 2018. RBC has collaborated with other organizations and its doctoral students to publish research that informs the Church on impacting our city, including some recent ones like “The Churched and Dechurched”, “Extradition Bill Protest and the Church” and “Church Ministry and Online service during the Pandemic”.

Natalie is an Executive Director of Movement Day, a Director of Institute of Marketplace Transformation, an Advisor to Faith and Global Engagement at University of Hong Kong as well as a member of the Executive Committee of Asia Academy of Practical Theology (Hong Kong).