PDG HW Fung 馮興宏 – DG 2017-2018

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Hing Wang FUNG, SBS
District Governor 2017-18


Chairman of THE ONE HK, 2014-17,
Assistant Governor (Area 2), 2013-14
District Secretary (Committees), 2012-13,
Rotarian of the Year, 2012-13
President of Rotary Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong, 2011-12
Commissioner for Census & Statistics, HKSAR Government, 2005-2011

Mr. FUNG graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a First Class Honour degree of Bachelor of Social Science (in Economics and Statistics) in 1973 and obtained a Master’s Degree in Social Science (in Public Administration) from the same university in 1983.  He is a Chartered Statistician of the Royal Statistical Society of the United Kingdom and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.

Mr. FUNG joined the Census and Statistics Department as a Statistician in 1974.  He was appointed the Commissioner for Census and Statistics in 2005 and retired in September 2011.  The HKSAR Government awarded him the Silver Bauhinia Star in July 2011.

Mr. FUNG has been an active member of both the local and international statistical communities. He was President of the Hong Kong Statistical Society (HKSS) during 1994-1996 and was awarded Honorary Membership by the HKSS in 2005.  He has been Chairman of the Examination Board of the HKSS for the statistical profession examination since 2002.  He is currently a member of the Advisory Board on Ethics of the International Statistical Institute.

Mr FUNG has served as chairman and member of various advisory committees of faculties and departments of universities in Hong Kong.  He was a member of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Stock Index Advisory Committee during 2006-2014.  He is at present a member of the Advisory Council on AIDS of the HKSAR Government.

Mr. FUNG has been an active and dedicated Rotarian since he joined the Rotary Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong in 2006, where he became President in 2011-12.  He served as District Secretary of Rotary District 3450 in 2012-13.  He was given the award of Rotarian of the Year in 2012-13.  He was Assistant Governor of Area 2 in Rotary District 3450 in 2013-14.  He also served as Secretary of the District Committee on Guangdong Extension and Vice Chair of the District Committee on Organ Donation.  He was Chairman of THE ONE Hong Kong during 2014-2017.

Mr. Fung is a Level Two Major Donor and a member of the Paul Harris Society of the Rotary Foundation

He and Irene have been married for 34 years and have two sons and one daughter.