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Mrs Sophie Leung is widely recognised for her public service in Hong Kong, particularly in the development and implementation of the healthcare system. She was a founding member of the Hospital Authority and had been an active board director until 2002. She served on a number of constituent committees and was a trustee of the Hospital Authority Charitable Foundation. She has also chaired the governing committees and management boards of major hospitals such as Queen Mary Hospital, Castle Peak Hospital, Tsan Yuk Hospital, Yan Chai Hospital, Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital and the privately funded Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital. Mrs Leung is also a founder and chairman of The Young Entrepreneurs Development Council, a non-profit organisation that seeks to cultivate entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen, governance and leadership qualities and skills in Hong Kong. She had been a member of the Legislative Council between 1996 and 2012, and is a deputy to the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China.
Mrs Sophie Leung Lau Yau-fun, GBS, JP 梁劉柔芬太平紳士