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department chairman , Hong Kong government official

Arthur Kwok Cheung Li, Chinese Hong Kong government official, department chairman.


Li, Arthur Kwok Cheung was born on June 23, 1945 in Hong Kong. Son of Fook Shu and Tse Ha (Woo) Li.


Bachelor, Cambridge University, 1966. MBBChir, Cambridge University, 1969. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1970.

Doctor of Medicine, Cambridge University, 1981. Doctor of Science (honorary), Cambridge University, 1999. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Cambridge University, 1999.


Surgical registrar St. Mary's Hospital, 1973-1975. Senior surgical registrar Royal Free Hospital, 1975-1977. Clinical and research fellow Harvard Medical School, 1977-1980.

Consultant surgeon Royal Free Hospital, 1980-1982. Professor, chairman department Chinese University, Hong Kong, since 1982, dean surgery Faculty of Medicine, 1992-1995, vice chancellor, 1996—2002. Secretary Education and Manpower, since 2002.

Board directors Union Hospital, Bank of East Asia., Glaxo Wellcome plc, China Mobile plc, Hong Kong, China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd., Henderson Cyber Ltd. Chairman Regal Hotel Group Plc., Education Commission, Committee Science and Technology, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Medical Council, University Grants Committee, College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, Hospital Governing Com.United Christian Hospital, board directors Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, vice-president Association University Presidents China.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Science and Medical Journals International. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member preparatory Committee for Hong Kong special administrative region of National People's Congress. Member Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Fellow Royal College Surgeons (England), Royal College Surgeons (Glasgow, honorary).

Member Basic Law Consultative committee, Hong Kong Affairs Advisors, Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong Country Club, Hong Kong Club, Kowloon Club.


Married Diana Chester, July 24, 1974. Children: Man Ying, Alexander, Man Chun, Peter.

Fook Shu Li

Tse Ha (Woo) Li

Diana Chester

Man Ying Li

Alexander Li

Man Chun Li

Peter Li