(Independent Board Member Candidate)
He received his bachelor and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University. He was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (1991-2000), the Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council (1996-2003), Chairman of the Hong Kong Airport Authority (1999-2008), Chairman of The Council of The University of Hong Kong (2001-2009), Chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council (2004 to February 2013), Chairman (July 2008-June 2010) and Honorary Chairman (July 2010-June 2013) of the International Chamber of Commerce, a member of WTO Panel on Defining the Future of Trade (2012-2013) and a vice chairman of China Centre for International Economic Exchanges. Dr. Fung is the Group Chairman of the Fung Group (formerly known as the Li & Fung Group), a Hong Kong-based multinational which comprises major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing. They include publicly-listed Li & Fung Limited, Global Brands Group Holding Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited. Dr Fung is Founding Chairman of the Fung Global Institute, an independent, non-profit think-tank based in Hong Kong. He is also a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a member of the Economic Development Commission of the Hong Kong Government and Chairman of the Steering Committee on the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme from September 2014. Dr. Fung is an independent non-executive Director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited in Hong Kong, and China Petrochemical Corporation in the People’s Republic of China. He is also Chairman of the Asia Advisory Board of Prudential Financial, Inc (USA). He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2003 and Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2010 for distinguished service to the community. Kwok Victor Fung has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2011.