Board of Governors of the Hong Kong-America Center

The Board of the HKAC comprises distinguished citizens who guide and support the Center’s work. They include the Vice-Chancellors of our eight member universities and prominent business leaders in HK. Several major American research and exchange organizations also serve on our Board.

Bernard Auyang
Chairman, Vida Nova Ventures Inc.
Chairman Emeritus
Karl C. Kwok
Chairman, Wing On International Holdings Ltd.
Vice Chairman
Mark Michelson
Senior Counselor, APCO Worldwide
Robert McBain
Chief Financial Officer, SJM Holdings Limited
Ada Tse
Senior Advisor, PineBridge Investments Asia Limited

University Presidents

Roland Chin
Vice Chancellor & President, Hong Kong Baptist University
Tony F. Chan
President, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Way Kuo
President, City University of Hong Kong
Peter Mathieson
Vice Chancellor & President, The University of Hong Kong
Rocky S. Tuan
Vice Chancellor & President, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Timothy W. Tong
President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  Prof. Leonard K. Cheng

President, Lingnan University

Hong Kong Board Members


  Kai-ming Cheng
Emeritus Professor, The University of Hong Kong
  Darragh Paradiso
Director, Public Affairs Section, American Consulate General
  Janie Fong
Managing Director, East West Bank
  Patrick Ho
Business Group President, Epoxy & Specialty Chemicals
  Spencer A. Benson
Director Centre for Teaching and Learning Advancement, The University of Macau
  Alan Runge
Head, Hong Kong International School
Richard Stites,
Senior Advisor, Board of Examiners of the Foreign Service, US Department of State
Tara Josephn
President, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
  Michael Wu
Managing Director, Maxim’s Caterers Limited
Alice Mong
Executive Director
Asia Society Hong Kong Center
Ron Roukema
Interim Head of School
Hong Kong International School

American Board Members

  Peggy Blumenthal
Vice President, Institute of International Education
Eric Heikkila
Director of International Initiatives
Price School of Public Policy
University of Southern California
Mary Ellen Lane
Executive Director, Council American Overseas Research Center
Lloyd Neighbors
U. S. Foreign Service (ret.), Washington, D.C.
Pauline Yu
President, American Council of Learned Societies
Teodora Amoloza


Illinois Wesleyan University