Mr. Alan Lung was born and educated in Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in the USA and Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada. He chairs the Hong Kong Democratic Foundation, a political and public policy think tank founded in 1989. He is also a member of Chatham House, a UK international development think tank. Mr. Lung specializes in converting his knowledge of governments and public policies into practical steps to move forward knowledge-based economy initiatives.