Ms Yau has been working for over a decade in heritage revitalisation, management and education. She is an accredited heritage conservationist (ICOMOS, HKICON) and Project Management Professional (PMI). Her cultural heritage management experience includes built heritage conservation, safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage, heritage entrepreneurship; as well as teaching and training in the Asia Pacific region. She is currently a project manager for HSBC Rural Sustainability Programme at HKU – awardee of the inaugural Special Recognition for Sustainable Development award of 2020 UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Conservation Award. The project aims to develop a socio-economic model for sustainable development of rural landscape heritage. In 2021, she was selected as one of the jury members of the UNESCO Asia Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.