Fellow Member 

Business Driver /

Business Partner

Leading the development of strategic HR plans that drive sustained business performance

Professional Member

Business Partner / Business Contributor / Process Designer

Managing, developing and implementing HR policies that support organisational objectives

Associate Member

Process Administrator / Process Designer

Providing professional advice to team leaders across the business and supporting the HR function

Student Member

Any full-time student studying an HR related discipline or Non-HR discipline

Corporate Member

Any company or organisation

Affiliate Member

Any individual without relevant any qualifications or work experience


Reciprocal Membership

Mutual Recognition of Professional Membership between HKIHRM and Canada-based CPHR British Colombia & Yukon

Since 2015, HKIHRM has established mutual recognition of Professional Membership with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon CPHR British Colombia & Yukon on the basis of  ‘substantial equivalency’.  

HKIHRM Professional Members and Fellow Members are eligible to obtain the CPHRTM designation from CPHR British Colombia & Yukon. 

About Us

The Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) is the most representative human resource management professional body in Hong Kong. Established in 1977, the Institute has a membership close to 5,200, of whom over 530 are corporate members.


  • To be the leading professional human resource management and advisory institute


  • To develop, maintain and enhance professional human resource management standards through our members and partners

  • To increase the value and influence of the human resource management profession


  • Uphold the ethics and integrity of the HR profession

  • Share an independent and balanced view on people issues

  • Advance HR professionalism through sharing foresight and best practices