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K.C. Kwok

K.C. Kwok

Director, AsiaGlobal Fellows Program

About K.C. Kwok

Mr. K.C. Kwok is the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program Director of the Asia Global Institute, and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Business & Economics at the University of Hong Kong.

Mr. Kwok was the Government Economist of the Hong Kong SAR Government (2004 – 2008) and the Regional Chief Economist of Standard Chartered Bank for East Asia (1991 – 2004).

Mr. Kwok has served on numerous committees and boards in Hong Kong, covering areas such as town planning, land & housing, trade & industry, monetary system & financial services, regional economic cooperation, technology & research, education & training, civil aviation, port and maritime services, transportation and environment. He is now a member of the Competition Commission and the Chairman of its Enforcement Committee that enforces the Competition Ordinance, investigates anti-competitive market conduct and promotes fair competition in Hong Kong. He also serves on the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, the Aviation Development and Three Runway System Advisory Committee, and the Government Scholarship Fund Steering Committee and Investment Committee. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd. and of Sunevision Holdings Ltd.

Mr. Kwok was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 1999 and was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2003 by the Hong Kong SAR government, in recognition of his long and dedicated public service. He also received a HKU Faculty of Social Sciences “40 Under 40 Distinguished Alumni Award” in 2007.

Mr. Kwok got his B Soc Sc degree from the University of Hong Kong, a M Phil (Econ) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a M Soc Sc in Public Administration from the University of Hong Kong.

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