Daniel R. Fung, SBS, SC, QC, JP, FCIArb who served as Solicitor General of Hong Kong (1994-8) under
Chris Patten, the last Governor of the British Crown Colony of Hong Kong and the Honorable C H
Tung, the first Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, is a specialist in complex commercial litigation
and in public law, specifically judicial review of legislative and administrative action, supervision of
regulated industries including the financial services and the television & broadcasting sectors. In
addition, Mr Fung is a specialist in China-United States relations, specifically the security dimension
and military-to-military relations, and in Chinese state-owned enterprises covering both domestic and overseas operations.
Mr Fung is a National Delegate to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (from 2003),
a member of the Hong Kong Government’s Strategic Development Commission (2006-2012), Chairman of the Broadcasting Authority (2002-2008), a member of the World Bank International Advisory Council on Law & Justice (1999- 2005), a consultant to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the rule of law and legal and judicial capacity building in China, Laos and Cambodia (2000-2002), a board member of the Airport Authority (1999-2005), a non-executive director of the Securities & Futures Commission (1998-2004), a member of the Hong Kong Government Central Policy Unit (1993-94) and a member of the Basic Law Consultative Committee (1985-1990).
Mr Fung is currently Adjunct Professor of City University of Hong Kong, Visiting Professor of Peking
University (2007-2009), Visiting Professor of Sun Yat-Sen University (2004-2007), Co-Chair of the
International Advisory Board of the Peking University Law School of the Transnational Law, Chairman
of Social Sciences Advisory Board of Lingnan University, Honorary Lecturer in the Department of
Professional Legal Education of the University of Hong Kong, CIETAC Arbitrator (from 2001) and
Arbitrator, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (from 2012).
Mr Fung was Joint General Editor of Arbitration in China (Thomson, 2004) and a contributing author
to Global Civics (Brookings, 2010), The Confluence of Affluence: The Pearl River Delta Story (SCMP,
2005), Democracy & the Rule of Law (Library of Congress, 2001), Hong Kong the Super Paradox: Life
after Return to China (St Martin’s Press, 2000) as well as numerous articles in academic journals.
Mr Fung also serves as Chairman of the United Nations Peace & Development Foundation, member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Rule of Law (2009 - 2013), President of the International Law Association (ILA) Hong Kong Chapter, Chairman of the Board of International
Bridges to Justice (IBJ), Advisory Board Member of Global Thinkers Forum, Member of Advisory
Council, American Renewable Energy Institute, Senior Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar (SGS),
Vice Chairman (2006-2011) and Treasurer (2011-2014) of SGS, Vice-President of the Academy of
Experts, Member of the Board of Governors of the East West Center (EWC), Council Member of
International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) (2004- 2012), Council Member of China Law Society
(CLS) and Founding Governor of the China-US Exchange Foundation.