Mr Leong Cheung joined The Hong Kong Jockey Club as the Executive Director, Charities and Community in 2014.
Mr Cheung has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He joined Bain Capital in 2008 and was their Operating Partner. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Global Sourcing & Supply Chain at Esquel Group, the founder and CEO of an education related Internet venture, CampusAll, in Mainland China, and a senior consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.
Mr Cheung started working on charities and community-related work while at Esquel. He helped the firm set up an education foundation in Xinjiang in 2002, building schools and libraries in the rural areas. He is currently Chairman and CEO of RunOurCity, an innovative social enterprise he co-founded with the aim of transforming life through running. He has been an honorary advisor and director of Social Ventures Hong Kong, a pioneer venture philanthropic fund, since its inception in 2007. Mr Cheung also serves on the council and court of Lingnan University as a member and Deputy Chair, and the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme as a member. He is an adjunct professor at both Hong Kong Polytechnic University and CUHK.