Antony Leung file
( 2003-07-17 08:34) (China Daily HK Edition)
Financial Secretary Antony Leung's primary duty
had been to oversee policy formulation and implementation in financial,
monetary, economic and employment matters.
Before assuming his post on May 1, 2001, Leung served in senior management
positions of major international banks in Hong Kong. He joined the Chase
Manhattan Corporation in 1996, which was renamed J.P. Morgan Chase & Co
following the merger of Chase and J.P. Morgan in 2000. He was Asia-Pacific
chairman for the firm.
Prior to this, Leung spent 23 years with Citicorp where he took regional
management positions in investment banking, corporate and private banking in
Hong Kong, New York, Singapore and Manila.
In the public arena, Leung was a non-official member of the Executive Council
from July 1997 to April 2001.
He was educated in Hong Kong and holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree,
majoring in economics and statistics, from the University of Hong Kong.
He completed the Harvard Business School’s Programme for Management
Development in 1982 and the Advanced Management Programme in 1999. He was
conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Hong Kong University of Science
and Technology in 1998.
Leung was born in Hong Kong in 1952.