Victor K. Fung
Dr Victor K Fung is the Founding Chairman of the Fung Global Institute, an independent and non-profit think-tank that generates and disseminates innovative thinking and business-relevant research on global issues from Asian perspectives. He is Group Chairman of the Fung Group (formerly known as the Li & Fung Group) which comprises major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing, including publicly-listed Li & Fung Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited.
Dr Fung holds a number of civic and professional appointments. He is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a Vice-Chairman of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges of the People’s Republic of China. He is the Chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council.
From 1991 to 2000, Dr Fung was Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council; from 1996 to 2003, a Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council; from 1999 to 2008, Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, and from 2001 to 2009, Chairman of the Council of The University of Hong Kong.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dr Fung holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University. He also taught as a professor at Harvard Business School for four years before returning to Hong Kong in 1976. Dr Fung is married with three children.