Prof. Stephen CHEUNG

Stephen Cheung Yan-leung is President of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), holding the concurrent title of Chair Professor of Public Policy.

Prior to joining the EdUHK, he was Dean and Chair Professor of Finance, School of Business at the Hong Kong Baptist University. Cheung also holds Advisory and Adjunct Professorships at Fudan University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University respectively.

Cheung has actively participated in a wide range of community services.  He is Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of the Asian Bond Fund (ABF) Hong Kong Bond Index Fund of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force.  He serves as a member on the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Commission on Poverty.  He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Wing Lung Bank Limited.

He was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation, the Nursing and Midwifery Sub-Group of the Steering Committee on Strategic Review on Healthcare Manpower Planning and Professional Development, and the Consultation Panel of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, and also Part-time Member of the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government.

He was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2009 and was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 2007 by the HKSAR Government.  He was also bestowed the Distinction of "Officier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques" by the French Government in 2017.