Chung Sze-yuen

The Honourable
Sir Sze Yuen Chung
1st Convenor of the Non-Official Members of the Executive Council
In office
1 July 1997 - 30 June 1999
Succeeded byLeung Chun-Ying
Senior Chinese Unofficial Member of the Legislative Council
In office
Preceded byWoo Pak-chuen
Succeeded bySir Oswald Cheung
Senior Chinese Unofficial Member of the Executive Council
In office
Preceded bySir Yuet-Keung Kan
Succeeded byBaroness Dunn
Personal details
Born (1917-11-03) 3 November 1917 (age 99)
Alma mater St. Paul's College
Saint John's University, Shanghai
University of Hong Kong
University of Sheffield


Sir Sze-yuen Chung GBM GBE FREng (Chinese language: 鍾士元; created 3 November 1918 in Hong Kong) can be a Hong Kong mechanised engineer, industrialist, business professional and politician. He been successful Sir Yuet-Keung Kan, as the Senior Unofficial Person in the Legislative Council and Professional Council in 1980 and offered in the second option body until his 1st pension from politics in 1988. He once more became influential in Hong Kong politics when Tung Chee-Hwa assumed any office of the principle Professional of Hong Kong; Tung appointed him as the Convenor from the Professional Council, that he retired on 15 June 1999.

Early life

Chung was created in 1917 to a middle-class family members in Hong Kong. In 1936, he visited Shanghai and analyzed civil executive at Saint John's University or college, Shanghai. In 1939, he wedded Cheung Yung-Hing in southeastern Chinese language province of Jiangxi (Kiangsi).Because of the pass on of Second Sino-Japanese Battle, Chung had to come back to Hong Kong in 1941 before his undergraduate level could possibly be completed. He continuing his research in mechanised engineering in the University or college of Hong Kong and graduated. After graduation, he worked well as a mechanised engineer for Hong Kong and Whampoa Dock. In 1948, he was granted a scholarship or grant from University or college of Sheffield. 3 years later he gained his doctorate.Chung returned to Hong Kong in 1951 and worked as mechanical engineer inside a production firm for 12 months. In 1951, he founded his own company Chung Sze Yuen Executive.


Officer of the very most Excellent Order from the Uk Empire (OBE) (1968) Commander of the very most Excellent Order from the Uk Empire (CBE) (1975) Knight Bachelor (1978) Knight Grand Mix of the very most Excellent Order from the Uk Empire (GBE) (1989) Receiver of the Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM) (1997) Royal Academy of Executive (FREng) (1983)