City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has nurtured graduates who excel in a diverse range of professions for the betterment of society. Organised by CityU Alumni Relations Office, the biennial Distinguished Alumni Award (Award) was first launched in 2009 to honour outstanding alumni who had made distinctive contributions to their professions, the University and the community.


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Eligibility of Nominee

The nominee for the Award must be a graduate of CityU who has successfully completed a full-time or part-time programme and attained an academic award conferred by CityU.

Eligibility of Proposer

Each nomination shall be proposed by:

a bona fide graduate of CityU; or
a current full-time staff member of CityU; or
a current Council Member or Court Member of CityU; or
an Honorary Doctor or Honorary Fellow of CityU.

Each proposer can submit more than one nomination. However, the proposer cannot nominate himself/herself or be a member of the Panel of Judges.

To view or print the nomination form, please use Adobe Reader software. Please update your version of Adobe Reader software if you have problem in viewing the downloaded PDF file.

Selection Procedures and Criteria

Selection Procedures
  1. The Selection Consultant will examine the nominations and make recommendation to the Panel of Judges for final assessment.
  2. Shortlisted candidates may be requested to attend an interview. The University may contact them direct.
  3. The University may request verification of the information provided.
  4. Consent of the selected nominee(s) will be obtained before finalising the list of award recipient(s).
  5. Information of the award recipient(s) will be kept confidential until the announcement of the selection results is made by the University.
Selection Criteria
The major selection criteria include:
  1. the nominee’s personal achievements and contributions to his/her profession/career;
  2. the nominee’s contributions to CityU; and
  3. the nominee’s contributions to the community.
  1. The proposer is required to provide sufficient and accurate information for the nomination.
  2. The decision made by the Panel of Judges shall be final and binding.
  3. Reason(s) for granting or not granting the Award to a nominee will not be released.
  4. An Award granted may be withdrawn at the absolute discretion of CityU should it be deemed necessary.
  5. CityU reserves all rights to modify the arrangements, rules and criteria of the Award.

Panel of Judges and Selection Consultant

Panel of Judges
Panel Chairman

Dr CHUNG Shui-ming, GBS, JP
Pro-Chancellor, City University of Hong Kong

Panel Members (in alphabetical order of English surnames)

Dr Sunny CHAI Ngai-chiu, SBS, JP
Managing Director, Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited Recipient of the 7th Distinguished Alumni Award, City University of Hong Kong

Ms Lilian CHIANG Sui-fook, MH
Senior Partner and Head of the Property Department, Deacons Deputy Chairman, Council of the City University of Hong Kong

Dr Roy CHUNG Chi-ping, GBS, JP
Co-founder and Non-Executive Director, Techtronic Industries Company Limited Founder and Chairman of Bright Future Charitable Foundation

Professor LEE Chun-sing
Provost and Deputy President, City University of Hong Kong

Selection Consultant

Award Recipients

List of award recipient(s) will be publicly announced in due course. All award recipient(s) and their proposer(s) will be invited to attend the Award Presentation Ceremony.

Recognition for
Award Recipient(s) and Proposer(s)

Each award recipient will receive a “CityU Distinguished Alumni Award” trophy and his/her achievements and contributions will be publicly honoured. The proposer of each award recipient will receive a souvenir in recognition of his/her nomination.


Alumni Relations Office, City University of Hong Kong
Address: Room 11-221, 11/F
Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3442 6075