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Victor K. Fung

Victor K. Fung

Advisory Board Co-Chair, Asia Global Institute

About Victor K. Fung

Dr. Victor K. Fung is Advisory Board Co-Chair of Asia Global Institute. He's also Group Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong-based multinational with major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing.

Dr. Fung holds independent non-executive Directorships with China Petrochemical Corporation (People's Republic of China), Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (Hong Kong) and Koc Holding A S (Turkey). On July 1, 2015, Dr. Fung became Chairman of the Advisory Board of Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong, a new multidisciplinary think tank co-established with Fung Global Institute to assume and carry forward Fung Global Institute's mission to generate and disseminate research and ideas on global issues from Asian perspectives. Also in Hong Kong, Dr. Fung is a member of the Hong Kong Government's Economic Development Commission and Chairman of the Steering Committee on the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme.

He was Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council from 1991 to 2000; and Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong from 1999 to 2008. Internationally, Dr. Fung was Chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce from 2008 to 2010. He is a member of its G20 Advisory Group and chairs its World Trade Agenda Initiative.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dr. Fung holds Bachelor and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University.

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