Anthony Cheung

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Professor the Honourable
Anthony Cheung Bing-leung
GBS, JP
張炳良
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Anthony Cheung (2010)
Secretary for Transport and Housing
Assumed office
1 July 2012
Preceded by Eva Cheng
5th President of the Hong Kong Institute of Education
In office
January 2008 – 2012
Preceded by Lee Wing-on (acting)
Succeeded by Cheng Yin-Cheong (acting)
Personal details
Born (1952-11-17) 17 November 1952 (age 64)
Political party Meeting Point (1983-1994)
Democratic Party (1994–2004)
Independent (2004–present)
Alma mater BSocSc (HKU)
MSc (Aston University)
PhD in Government (LSE)

Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, GBS, JP (Chinese: 張炳良; born 17 November 1952) is the current Secretary for Transport and Housing.

He was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong (Election Committee constituency) and a vice-chairman of the Democratic Party. He was also the 5th President of the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He is at present an official member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong. He is the only member with a pro-democracy camp background in the Executive council.[1]

Cheung founded SynergyNet, a policy think tank, and provides public comment on policy issues. In 2011, he called for a separate regulatory code for the emerging class of political assistants and policy advisers, who are between civil servants and executive officials.[2]

Education[edit]

Cheung is a graduate of Wah Yan College, Hong Kong, a prestigious boys' Roman Catholic government school in Hong Kong.

He has a PhD in Government from the London School of Economics, an MSc in Public Sector Management from Aston University and a BSocSc in Sociology and Economics from the University of Hong Kong (1974).

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Political offices
Preceded by
Eva Cheng
Secretary for Transport and Housing
2012–present
Incumbent
Academic offices
Preceded by
Lee Wing-on
acting
President of the Hong Kong Institute of Education
2008-2012
Succeeded by
Cheng Yin-cheong
acting
Legislative Council of Hong Kong
New constituency Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Election Committee
1995–1997
Served alongside: Lo Suk-ching, Choy Kan-pui, Ambrose Lau,
Ip Kwok-him, David Chu, Chan Kam-lam,
Law Cheung-kwok, John Tse, Yum Sin-ling
Replaced by
Provisional Legislative Council
Party political offices
Preceded by
Yeung Sum
Chairman of Meeting Point
1989–1994
Merged into Democratic Party
New political party Vice Chairperson of Democratic Party
1994–1998
Served alongside: Yeung Sum
Succeeded by
Lau Chin-shek
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Laura Cha
Non-official member of the Executive Council
Hong Kong order of precedence
Secretary for Transport and Housing
Succeeded by
KC Chan
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury