Professor Jimmy Cheuk Fai LEUNG, SBS
Jimmy Cheuk Fai Leung is currently an adjunct professor of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. After spending two years in the private development sector, he joined the civil service in 1978 and was involved in different aspects of planning including district and statutory planning, planning studies, planning of new towns as well as strategic planning. He was Director of Planning when he retired from the Hong Kong SAR Government at the end of 2012 after more than 34 years of service. From 2013 to 2016, he served as an honorary professor of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, the University of Hong Kong.
Professor Leung obtained his Bachelor Degree of Social Science in Geography from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Master Degree of Philosophy in Town Planning from the University College London and Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the University of Hong Kong. He is a past president and fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, a registered professional planner and a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He also holds the PRC Registered Urban Planner Qualification.