Dr. Fung Kwok-King, Victor, GBM, GBS, CBE, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in November 2011 and is chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Dr. Victor Fung is group chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong based multinational which comprises major operating groups engaging in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing including privately held Li & Fung Limited and publicly listed Convenience Retail Asia Limited.
Dr. Fung is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong, a multi-disciplinary think-tank co-established with the Fung Global Institute to assume and carry forward the Fung Global Institute’s mission to generate and disseminate research and ideas on global issues from Asian perspectives. He is also chairman of the 2022 Foundation, a non-profit entity focused on research into Hong Kong’s long-term competitiveness.
In public service, Dr. Fung is a non-official member of Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development, an adviser of the Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office and a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, a member of the Council of the Hong Kong Laureate Forum, a non-official member of the Governance Committee of Hong Kong Growth Portfolio and chairman of the Assessment Panel of the Global STEM Professorship Scheme launched by the Hong Kong Government.
Formerly, he was a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (2003–2018), a member of the Economic Development Commission of the Hong Kong Government (2013–2018), chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (1991–2000), the Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council (1996–2003), chairman of the Hong Kong Airport Authority (1999–2008), chairman of the Council of The University of Hong Kong (2001–2009), chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council (2004–2013), a member of the Commission on Strategic Development of the Hong Kong Government (2005–2012), chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (2008–2010), a member of WTO Panel on Defining the Future of Trade (2012–2013), a vice chairman of China Centre for International Economic Exchanges (2009–2014) and chairman of the Steering Committee on the Scholarship for Excellence Scheme (2014–2018). The Government of Hong Kong awarded Dr. Fung the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2003 and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2010 for his distinguished service to the community in Hong Kong. He was conferred a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance in June 2019. He was also honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2019 DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards in December 2019.
Dr. Fung holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University.