Dr. Bunny Chan, GBS, JP
Dr. Chan Chung Bun, Bunny, grew up in Hong Kong and is married. He started his business in Hong Kong in the 1980s. In 1992, he set up Prospectful Holdings Limited and is Chairman until now.
In the 1990s, Dr. Chan began to participate in community services, including district area committee and youth services. Dr. Chan was first appointed to the Kwun Tong District Council in 2000; in 2011 he became an elected member and was re-elected in 2015. Dr. Chan was also elected as Chairman of the Kwun Tong District Council in 2004, a capacity he holds until 2019. Dr. Chan was appointed to the Commission on Youth in 2004 and was Chairman from 2009 to 2015. Dr. Chan was appointed to the Steering Committee of the Community Care Fund in 2010. In 2013, the Community Care Fund Task Force was set up under the new Commission on Poverty. Dr Chan was appointed Vice-chairperson of the Community Care Fund Task Force from 2013 to 2018. Dr Chan is a member of the Council for Sustainable Development from 2015. He was a member of the Open University of Hong Kong’s Council from 2006 to 2012, and is a member of the University’s Court from 2012. Dr. Chan also served on the Financial Reporting Council, the Social Welfare Advisory Committee, the Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee, and the Hospital Governing Committee of the United Christian Hospital.
With the aim of encouraging youths to have aspiration, to be useful members of the society and to strive hard, Dr. Chan set up the Hong Kong Association of Youth Development in 2007. He is now President of the Association. Dr. Chan is the Chairman as well as a founding member of the Hong Kong Army Cadets Association which was established in 2015. The mission of the Association is to enhance youths’ attributes of self-enhancement, self-discipline, self-confidence, sense of responsibility, leadership and volunteerism.
In 2002, Dr. Chan was appointed as Justice of the Peace. Dr. Chan was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star medal in 2004, Silver Bauhinia Star medal in 2009 and Gold Bauhinia Star medal in 2014 by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. In 2013, Dr. Chan was conferred Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, by the Open University of Hong Kong. In that year, he was also elected as a member of the Hong Kong delegation to the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China and was re-elected in 2017.