Mr. Kwok-chuen KWOK, BBS, JP
Mr Kwok has been an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Business and Economics since November 2008 and is now the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program Director of the Asia Global Institute. He was the Government Economist of the Hong Kong SAR Government (2004 – 2008) and the Regional Chief Economist of Standard Chartered Bank for East Asia (1991 – 2004).
Mr. Kwok has served on numerous committees and boards in Hong Kong, covering areas such as town planning, land & housing, trade & industry, monetary system & financial services, regional economic cooperation, technology & research, building & construction, education & training, civil aviation, port and maritime services, transportation and environment. He is now a member of the Competition Commission, the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, and the Aviation Development and Three Runway System Advisory Committee. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd. and of Sunevision Holdings Ltd.
Mr. Kwok was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 1999 and was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2003 by the Hong Kong SAR government, in recognition of his long and dedicated public service. He also received a HKU Faculty of Social Sciences “40 Under 40 Distinguished Alumni Award” in 2007.
Mr. Kwok got his B Soc Sc degree from the University of Hong Kong, a M Phil (Econ) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a M Soc Sc in Public Administration from the University of Hong Kong.