Bruce Poon received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Science & Pure Mathematics and B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia in 1983 and 1985 respectively. He obtained his MBA ( High Honours ) in International Finance & Business from Oklahoma City University, USA in 1991. He is currently working as a consultant for Computer Network & Electrical Engineering especially on Power Engineering and Renewable Energy.

Since 1991, he has been serving in the IEEE New South Wales (NSW) Section committee to promote IT and Electrical & Electronics Engineering to academics as well as industries. He is an active member of the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) society and member of the organising committee in several IEEE conferences in Australia.

As member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) & Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) and senior member of Australian Computer Society (ACS) & The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), he is now pursuing doctoral studies in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney and has co-operative research with the Computer Vision & Cybernetics Research Group. His research interests include facial recognition and biometrics.