Daniel Fung
Chairman, UN Peace & Development Foundation; Chairman, International Bridges to Justice

Mr. Fung was called to the English Bar in 1975 and the Hong Kong Bar in 1977. As a member of the Basic Law Consultative Committee from 1985 to 1990, he participated in the process of Hong Kong’s return to the People’s Republic of China. He was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1990, and was the first person of Chinese descent to serve as Solicitor General of Hong Kong (1994-98), doing so under the last Governor Chris Patten and the First Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa. He has since served in various roles such as Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School (1998-99), Senior Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School (1999), Distinguished Fulbright Scholar (2000), and Chairman of the Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority (2002-2008). A National Delegate since 2003 to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Mr. Fung is concurrently Chairman of the Peace and Development Foundation, an official partner of the United Nations Development Program.