Dr Victor K Fung, GBS, JP
The Fung Group
Dr Victor K Fung is Group Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong-based multinational which comprises major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing. They include publicly-listed Li & Fung Limited, Global Brands Group Holding Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited. He 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 in 2015.
Dr Fung is an independent non-executive Director of 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). In addition, he served as Chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce from 2008 to 2010.
Dr Fung holds a number of civic and professional appointments. He is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, 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.
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.