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