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URA Board

Non-Executive Directors (non-official)

Dr the Honourable Stephen Wong Yuen-shan

Hon. Stephen Wong received a B.A. Degree in Economics from the University of Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.A. Degree in East Asian Studies (Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies) from Yale University. He completed his Doctorate Degree in Public Administration (DPA) from the University of Hong Kong. He worked for a number of global financial institutions, including as an Executive Director in UBS (London) and a Managing Director at RBS.  Hon. Wong joined Our Hong Kong Foundation as Senior Consultant in May 2015, and was appointed Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy in November of the same year.  He is now Senior Vice President & Executive Director of Public Policy Institute.

Hon. Wong is currently a member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council for the Election Committee constituency and his public service includes various advisory roles appointed by the Hong Kong Government, including Board Member of the Financial Services Development Council, Board Member of the Urban Renewal Authority, Member of Investment Sub-Committee of the Housing Authority,  Co-opted Member of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force of Commission on Poverty, Non-official Member of the Assessment Panel of the “Innovation and Technology Fund for Application in Elderly and Rehabilitation Care” of the Social Welfare Department, Member of Investment Working Group to Advise the Director of Social Welfare on Investment Matters Relating to the Special Needs Trust, ex-Member of the Town Planning Board and ex-Member of Task Force on Land Supply, etc.

Hon. Wong is also active in community service.  He is Vice Chairman of the Admissions, Budgets & Allocations Committee and Investment Sub-Committee Member of the Community Chest, and Executive Committee Member & Chairman of the Advisory Committee of Social Enterprise and Innovation Platform of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.  Hon. Wong is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Hong Kong University SPACE for the Institute for China Business.

Term of Office: 1/5/2019 - 30/4/2025

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