Dr Victor K FUNG
Dr Victor K FUNG, Group Chairman, Fung Group. He is an international business leader, thought leader and philanthropist, who holds professional and civic appointments in Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland and overseas. He is Group Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong-based multinational which comprises major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing.
Dr. Fung is an independent non-executive Director of China Petrochemical Corporation (People’s Republic of China), Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (Hong Kong), and Koc Holding A.S. (Turkey). He is also Chairman of the Asia Advisory Board of Prudential Financial, Inc (USA). He is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Beijing, an economic advisor to the People’s Government of Nanjing, a member of the Economic Development Commission of the Hong Kong Government, and the Chairman of the Steering Committee on the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme. He is a former Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (1991-2000); a Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council (1996-2003); Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (1999-2008), Chairman of the Council of The University of Hong Kong (2001-2009) and Chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council (2004-2013).
He is the Founding Chairman of the Fung Global Institute, and was Chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce from 2008 to 2010. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dr. Fung holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University. He was a professor at Harvard Business School for four years before returning to Hong Kong in 1976.