Yung Kai Leung
Independent Non-executive Director
Prof. Yung Kai Leung (容啟亮), aged 67, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 February 2017. He is responsible for participating in meetings of the Board to bring an independent perspective and judgment on issues of strategy, performance, accountability, resources, key appointments and standards of conduct and transactions which are material to the Group as and when required.
Prof. Yung graduated from Brighton University, the United Kingdom with a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering in 1975. He further obtained a master’s degree in automatic control systems from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, the United Kingdom in 1976 and his doctorate in microprocessor applications in process control from the Plymouth University, the United Kingdom in 1985. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers and a fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. In 2015, Prof. Yung was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star for his contributions to scientific research.
Since 1986, Prof. Yung held various positions at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prof. Yung has been a professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2001 and has been promoted to a Chair Professor of Precision Engineering with effect from 1 July 2017.