Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-Leung, BBS, JP (Chinese: 張仁良) is the current President of the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK).[2] He has presided over the institution since September 2013 before the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) was renamed EdUHK when the Chief Executive in Council granted the institute a university title.

Stephen Y.L. Cheung

1st President of Education University of Hong Kong
Assumed office
27 May 2016
ChancellorLeung Chun-ying
Carrie Lam
Vice President
  • Prof John Lee (Academic)
  • Prof Tai-lok Lui (Research and Development)
  • Sarah Wong (Administration)
Preceded byposition established
Personal details
BornBritish Hong Kong
Spouse(s)Chrisine Cappio
ResidenceHong Kong
Alma materChinese University of Hong Kong[1]

Cheung specialises in Corporate Finance, Investment and Financial Market Development. He has authored or co-authored over a 100 publications, one of which won the Sun Yefang Financial Innovation Award in 2014. He was ranked the sixth most productive finance scholar in the Asia-Pacific Region in the 1990s.[3] He is the President and Chair Professor of Public Policy.[4]

He is a recipient of the Officier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Professor Stephen Y. L. Cheung". Education University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2018-04-02.
  2. ^ "President's Biography". Education University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2018-04-02.
  3. ^ Kam, Chan; Chen, Carl; Steiner, Thomas. "Research productivity of the finance profession in the Asia-Pacific region". Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. doi:10.1016/S0927-538X(01)00011-7. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "Prof CHEUNG, Yan Leung Stephen Profile Details". Education University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2018-04-22.