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Leung Chun-ying (梁振英)

Leung Chun-ying (梁振英)

Leung Chun-ying was elected Hong Kong's new chief executive on March 25, 2012. He will assume office on July 1, 2012. He was the convener of the Executive Council of Hong Kong until his resignation in September 2011.

Born: Aug. 12, 1954

Birthplace: Hong Kong

Country of Citizenship: Hong Kong

Profession: Politician, surveyor

Marital Status: Married

Education: PhD in Business Administration from the University of the West of England


2012 elected Chief Executive of Hong Kong

1999-2011 Convener of the Executive Council

1999 awarded the Golden Bauhinia Award. Member, National Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Chairman, board of directors for the One Country Two Systems Research Institute.

1999-2008 Council chairman, Lingnan University

1995-1996 President, Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors

1984 Chairman, Jones Lang Wootton, Hong Kong branch

1977 Joined Jones Lang Wootton in the UK

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