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About FBE

Building on
a Century of Excellence

Faculty Management


Dr. Olivia LEUNG

Accounting and Law

Assistant Dean (Undergraduate)

BBA(IBGM) Programme Director

Principal Lecturer

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Dr. Olivia LEUNG

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • B.Comm(Hons), University of British Columbia, Canada
  • C.A. / CPA Canada, British Columbia, Canada

Brief Biography

Dr. Olivia Leung obtained her PhD in Accounting from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and her Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) in Accounting from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Dr. Leung’s passion is in learning and teaching.  She has rich experience in teaching university classes sizing from 20 to 300 students, conducting professional seminars, and delivering public talks to outreach to the community.  Beyond the classroom, Dr. Leung is an academic advisor coaching university students on academic and personal development.  Her enthusiasm and devotion in learning and teaching has earned her widespread recognition for teaching excellence, as well as several teaching excellence awards including the HKU Faculty Outstanding Teacher Award for 2012-2013.

Dr. Leung is also a qualified Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (ICABA), having worked in the auditing department of a Big-4 accounting firm in both Canada and Hong Kong.  Her cross-cultural background and multinational experience serves to enrich the quality of her teaching and establish an effective learning environment for students to interact with.


  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting and Control

Teaching Award

Faculty Outstanding Teacher Award (Undergraduate Teaching) 2012-2013

Research Interests

  • Payout Policies
  • Ownership Structure
  • Corporate Governance


  • Assistant Dean (Undergraduate), Faculty of Business and Economics (May 2016 - )
  • Academic Advisor, School of Business, HKU (2012 – Present)
  • Member of the Program Quality Assurance and Enhancement Task Force, FBE, HKU (2012 – Present)
  • Member of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences (2013 – Present)

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