Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa 榮譽工商管理學博士
Year of Award
Dr Peter Wong Tung-shun is one of the most prominent banker in Hong Kong, and the only executive to have held the top post at three of the city’s largest international banks - Citigroup, Standard Chartered, and now HSBC. He is the only banker whose signature has appeared on banknotes issued by the latter two banks.
Over his 40-year career, Dr Wong repeatedly managed to find opportunities in volatile situations. He has also played a critical role helping to explain China to the West.
Dr Wong remains active in numerous government bodies and industry associations. Among those which he has chaired or served include: the Board of The Community Chest of Hong Kong, HSBC’s The Hongkong Bank Foundation, the Hong Kong Association of Banks, The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce; The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, and many more. He is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Dr Wong was awarded a Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2020. He is passionate about nurturing the youth of today so that they can contribute holistically to the excellence of Hong Kong and weather times of economic stress like today. Seeing young people as catalysts of change, he continues to mentor university students and young colleagues at work. This is all harmonised with Lingnan’s mission.
He was awarded Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa [in absentia].
Dr Peter Wong Tung Shun, GBS, JP 王冬勝博士