Yung Kai Leung
Independent Non-executive Director
Prof. Yung Kai Leung (容啟亮), aged 70, is an independent non-executive Director of the Company and joined the Group in February 2017. Also, he is a member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee, respectively. He graduated from Brighton University, the United Kingdom with a bachelor’s degree inelectronic 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. He has been a professor in the department of industrial and systems engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2001. He has been promoted to a chair professor of precision engineering with effect from 1 July 2017 and appointed as Sir Sze-yuen Chung endowed professor of precision engineering with effect from 1 March 2020.