Dr. Edgar Cheng

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    Dr. Edgar Cheng is the Chairman of The World-Wide Investment Company Limited.

    He has pursued several careers – in the fields of medicine, public service and business and finance - in the United States and Hong Kong over the past forty two years. A graduate from Notre Dame and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Cheng was Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Cornell and pursued clinical research at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre until end of 1987 when he returned to Hong Kong. Among the many public service appointments, Dr. Cheng has served as Chairman of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong from 1994-1997, and as the Head of the Central Policy Unit of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region from 1999 – 2001, as Chairman of the Council of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) from 2003 – 2009 and as Vice Chairman and then Chairman of the Council for the Sustainable Development from 2003 - 2009.  

    At present, he is Senior Advisor to the CUHK Council, a member of the Governing Board of Our Hong Kong Foundation, a member of the Advisory Committee of the CUHK Center of Bioethics and also a member of the 12th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee.