Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs Clement Leung Speaks at Tech
Clement Leung, Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs to the United States, delivered a talk on the current political and economic situation in Hong Kong on March 11, 2015. The event was sponsored by the Nunn School’s Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, and Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business - in collaboration with the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). Opening remarks were provided by Professor John McIntyre, executive director of CIBER.
Leung discussed the state of Hong Kong’s economy, with emphasis on its flourishing international business and investment opportunities. He also commented on political issues central to the Special Administrative Region, such as Hong Kong’s status within the People’s Republic of China and the 2014 protests.
Clement Leung directs the Hong Kong Government’s efforts in promoting U.S.-Hong Kong economic and trade ties, and constituency-building activities in the United States. He also oversees the work of the three Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices in Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco. Leung joined the Hong Kong Administrative Service in 1987 and served in a number of senior government positions, with responsibilities covering district administration, telecommunications, internal security, higher education and public finance. Prior to this appointment, he was Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene from 2010 to 2014, responsible for food safety and the delivery of a wide range of municipal and public hygiene services. He is a graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and holds a master’s degree in business management from Stanford University.
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