Dr. Sammy Fung

Principal Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Hong Kong

Staff Profile

Dr. Sammy Fung joined the Faculty of Business and Economics as a principal lecturer in 2008. Dr. Fung well-integrate his accounting expertise and knowledge in his teaching, research and practical business exposure.  As an academic, Dr. Fung’s research interests are corporate governance, social responsibility and business ethics issues of the corporations, NGOs and social enterprises in Asia. His teaching interest includes financial accounting, auditing and corporate governance and CSR. In addition to teaching traditional accounting courses, in the recent years, Dr. Fung has been developing some new courses to enrich the university’s accounting program curriculum, including 1) corporate governance and social responsibility; 2) sustainability finance and 3) strategic business leaders, to the post-graduate and undergraduate students in the university. Dr. Fung’s passion in teaching and learning has earned him high recognition for teaching excellence. He was given the Outstanding Teacher Award (Postgraduate Teaching) by HKU Business School in 2020.

In addition to the academic experience, Dr. Fung has rich experience in practical financial management. Prior to joining the University of Hong Kong, he has served as an accounting training manager, financial management consultant and auditor for big-four audit firms for more than 10 years. Furthermore, Dr. Fung participates actively in different professional and social services organizations. He is serving as a committee member and treasurer in various Hong Kong and China education organizations and professional bodies. He is also currently working for various consultancy projects for NGOs and Social enterprises in Hong Kong.

Dr. Fung holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and AICPA.