Dr. Victor K Fung is the Group Chairman of the Li & Fung group of companies, which comprises major subsidiaries in Trading, Distribution and Retailing, including publicly listed Li & Fung Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited.
Dr. Fung holds a number of civic and professional appointments. He is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a vice chairman of China Centre for International Economic Exchanges of the People’s Republic of China. He is Chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council. He is also a member of the Commission on Strategic Development of the Government of Hong Kong SAR. From 2001 to 2009, Dr. Fung was Chairman of the Council of The University of Hong Kong, from 1999 to 2008, Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, from 1996 to 2003, Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council and from 1991 to 2000, Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
Dr. Fung is Honorary Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce headquartered in Paris, Chairman of Asia Advisory Board of Prudential Financial, Inc (USA) and an independent non-executive Director of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited and Baosteel Group Corporation (People’s Republic of China).
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 also taught as a professor at Harvard Business School for four years before returning to Hong Kong in 1976. Dr. Fung is married with three children.