About Shun Hing College
Shun Hing College (formerly Block A) at Jockey Club Student Village III of The University of Hong Kong seeks to build an inclusive and vibrant model of community engagement by fostering exchanges and common experiences among our residents. David S. Lee, an award-winning teacher that is active broadly in the areas of ethics, fintech, leadership, law, and corporate governance, leads the college in encouraging civic participation and mutual learning among students from a wide range of backgrounds.
Housing both undergraduates and postgraduate students, Shun Hing College encourages residents to consider their engagement with one another, the fast-changing neighborhood of Kennedy Town, and the wider world while pursuing a balance of academics and social life. The college’s events provide regular opportunities to advance these goals, focusing on multicultural, globally oriented programming that challenges residents to think and grow as global citizens.
About the Master
David S. Lee is an award-winning teacher that is active broadly in the areas of ethics, fintech, leadership, law, and corporate governance. A recipient of multiple teaching awards, David is the first business academic to ever receive a UGC Teaching Award, the highest university teaching honor in Hong Kong. David feels teaching is a wonderful privilege and enjoys being in the classroom and engaging with students.
Combining his interests in ethics, finance, technology, and teaching, David is a co-instructor for a first of its kind massive open online course (MOOC) titled, FinTech Ethics and Risks. David is also co-author of the first Asia focused business ethics textbook, Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases, An Asia Edition (Cengage Learning Asia, 2019). His commentary and writing regularly appear in print and broadcast media and have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Arirang TV, Handelsblatt, the Nikkei Asian Review, The Korea Times, and the South China Morning Post.
Prior to joining the University of Hong Kong, David worked in investment management. He started his career at Goldman Sachs and also has experience as a lawyer, in management consulting, and working with entrepreneurial ventures.
David received his legal education from UCLA, graduate degrees from the LSE and Harvard, post-graduate training at Cambridge, and his undergraduate education from Brigham Young University.
Previously, David served as the inaugural Director for career development at HKU Business School and is especially interested in helping students as they consider and prepare for different career and life paths.
David and his family are excited to join the Shun Hing College community.
Senior Resident Fellow Alejandro T Reyes
Shun Hing College is home to Alejandro T Reyes, director of knowledge dissemination and adjunct professor at the Asia Global Institute of The University of Hong Kong.
He is a fellow of the Canadian International Council for 2020-22. From 2017 to 2019, he served as senior policy adviser to the assistant deputy minister (Asia Pacific) and co-convenor of the Asia Pacific Policy Hub at Global Affairs Canada, the Canadian foreign ministry.
Early in his professional career, he was a journalist with Asiaweek magazine, where his last position was senior correspondent for regional affairs.
“Trust and Integrity”
Shun Hing College is named after the Shun Hing Group, whose partnership with The University of Hong Kong has spanned over three decades.
Shun Hing Group was founded 1953 by the late Dr. William Mong with the motto of “Trust and Integrity.”
In 1984, Dr. Mong established the Shun Hing Education and Charity Fund to support welfare programmes and higher education, and it is one of the most active philanthropic enterprises. Under the leadership of his son, Mr. David Mong, the Fund makes grants to numerous higher education institution in Hong Kong. It has also contributed to medical service, sports, arts and culture, and community services in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas.
Mr. David Mong, Chairman & CEO of Shun Hing Group, is a Member of Court of HKU and a Director of the HKU Foundation. The University has benefitted greatly from his counsel and leadership. In 2009, the University conferred an Honorary University Fellowship on Mr. Mong in recognition of his contributions to the academic community and Hong Kong.
The four colleges, the four different experiences and styles,
Sharing a common platform, a united vision.
Diverse yet integrated, synergistic and dynamic,
The spirit of youth burning, yearning…