Compiled from the following sources:

People's Daily Online

XINHUA Online (China View)

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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/14/2017
Career Data Updated: 3/14/2017

PHOTO: Leung Chun-ying (CY Leung)
Leung Chun-ying (CY Leung) 梁振英
Chief Executive, Central People's Government, Hong Kong SAR; Vice-Chairman, 12th CPPCC, National Committee
Born: 1954
Birthplace: Hong Kong SAR


Leung Chun-Ying, male, Han nationality, is a native of Hong Kong. He was born in 1954, earned advanced diploma from Hong Kong Science and Technology Institute in 1974, from Bristol Science and Technology Institute (currently called University of the West of England)with a Bachelor Degree in 1977. From 1997 to 2011, he was Non-Official Adjoining Member of Administration Convention of Hong Kong SAR. On March 28, 2012, he was appointed as 4th Term Chief Executive of the Central People's Government of Hong Kong SAR, by Primer Wen Jiabao.

He was named Vice-Chairman of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in 2017.

Career Data

2017— Vice-Chairman, 12th CPPCC, National Committee
2012— Chief Executive, Central People's Government Hong Kong SAR
2008—2013 Member, 11th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
2003—2008 Member, 10th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
1995—1996 Deputy Director, Hong Kong SAR Preparatory Committee
1993—1995 Hong Kong Affairs Consultant, Xinhua News Agency, Hong Kong Branch Hong Kong SAR
1977— Graduate, Bristol Institute of Technology United Kingdom, Bristol
1974 Graduate, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong SAR

Recent Travel & Appearances

13 Mar 17 Leung Chun-ying elected vice chairman of CPPCC National Committee
18 Jan 17 HK enjoys endless opportunities as inalienable part of China
18 Jan 17 Spring Festival gathering held by Liaison Office of Chinese central gov't in HK
16 Jan 17 Asian Financial Forum stresses innovation, connectivity
23 Dec 16 Was in Beijing Municipality
Xi meets Hong Kong SAR chief executive
21 Dec 16 Was in Beijing Municipality
Chinese FM meets China's HKSAR chief executive
20 Nov 16 Travelled to Peru, Lima
Xi says central gov't fully acknowledges work of HKSAR chief executive, gov't
16 Nov 16 HK holds large-scale event to commemorate 150th anniv. of Sun Yat-sen's birth
10 Nov 16 Shenzhen-HK Stock Connect to strengthen HK's international financial center role
07 Nov 16 HK chief executive says SAR gov't to fully implement top legislature's Basic Law interpretation

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