Alan Lung was born and educated in Hong Kong. He was also educated at the University of Wisconsin in the USA and Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada. He chaired the Hong Kong Democratic Foundation (www.hkdf.org), a political and public policy think tank founded in 1989 from 1997 to 2015 . He is also a member Chatham House, a UK international development think tank. Alan is skilled in converting his knowledge of governments and public policies into practical steps to move forward Knowledge-based Economy initiatives.