Poon Chi-fai

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Poon Chi-fai
Member of the Legislative Council
In office
30 October 1985 – 22 August 1991
Constituency Kwun Tong
Personal details
Born (1951-12-06) 6 December 1951 (age 65)
Hong Kong
Political party Progressive Hong Kong Society (1980s)
Alma mater North Carolina A&T State University (BSc),
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (MURP)
Occupation Public Relations Consultant

Poon Chi-fai, JP (born 6 December 1951, Hong Kong) was the member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong and Kwun Tong District Board.

Poon was born and raised in Hong Kong. He studied Economics at the North Carolina A&T State University before he returned and worked in Hong Kong in 1978. He had worked for the Kowloon Motor Bus Ltd. as public relations consultant.[1] He began to participate in community services in 1979 by working in the area committees in Kwun Tong district. He was subsequently appointed to the Kwun Tong District Board in 1985 and elected to the Legislative Council in the first indirect election in 1985 through Kwun Tong electoral college constituency consisting of members of the Kwun Tong District Board and reelected in 1988.[2]

He had served on the Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service and the Citizen Advisory Committee on Community Relations of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).[2]

He ran for re-election in the first direct election 1991 but was defeated by the pro-democracy activists Szeto Wah and Fred Li of the United Democrats of Hong Kong and Meeting Point alliance.


  1. ^ "Database on LegCo members". Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Retrieved 4 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Hong Kong Housing Authority annual report. Hong Kong Housing Authority. 1991.