Mr. KC 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. He 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, building & construction, education & training, civil aviation, port and maritime services, transportation and environment. He is now a member of the Competition Commission, the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, and the Aviation Development and Three Runway System Advisory 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.