Prof. Anna Wu Hung-yuk GBS, JP

Honorary Professor


Anna Wu is a lawyer in Hong Kong admitted to the Law Society’s Roll of Honour. She was awarded Doctor of Law honoris causa by Lingnan University and is an Honorary Fellow and Honorary Professor of the University of Hong Kong. She is associated with the Centers for Comparative and Public Law, Law and Technology and Medical Ethics and Law of the University of Hong Kong. She is also a global advisor of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Up until the end of April 2020, Anna served as the founding chair of the Competition Commission of Hong Kong dealing with enforcement of anti-trust laws in the city. She stepped down as a member of the Executive Council, on 1 July 2017 having served since January 2009. She was a member of the Legislative Council and initiated the Equal Opportunities Bill. This was the first private member’s bill covering a whole area of policy and led to the enactment of four anti-discrimination laws in Hong Kong and the establishment of the Equal Opportunities Commission.

She previously chaired the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, the Equal Opportunities Commission, the Consumer Council and the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Anna was also a member of the Law Reform Commission and the Hospital Authority and a Director of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited and the Securities and Futures Commission.