Kenneth Mei-Yee Leung
Dr. Kenneth Mei-Yee Leung is Chair Professor of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and Acting Head at Department of Chemistry in City University of Hong Kong, where he also serves as the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution. His research interests encompass marine pollution, ecotoxicology, marine ecology, biodiversity conservation, and ecological restoration using eco-engineering. In 2017, he was awarded the 19th Biwako Prize for Ecology by the Ecological Society of Japan, and conferred as a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology in May and July 2022, respectively for his outstanding achievements in research, education and community services. He is actively supporting the Hong Kong SAR Government in environmental management and biodiversity conservation through serving on various advisory committees (e.g. the Chairman of the Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene, the Chairman of the Lantau Conservation Fund Advisory Committee, and a Member of the Advisory Council on the Environment).