Chris Ka-keung Wong, born in Vancouver, Canada, and raised in Hong Kong, is a MPP student focused on human rights, specifically sexual minority rights and China region-wise. He is keen to study the dynamic forces that are forging the future of Hong Kong and China and aspires to contribute to youth, gender and LGBTQIA+ affairs there. He is also interested in diversity, equity and inclusion issues. Over the summer of 2022, Chris interned with the Atlantic Council on human rights research and volunteered for Freedom to Marry Global. He is attending Yale as a Kwok scholar.
Chris graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2018 with a business degree, where he developed an interest in public affairs, as well as the intersection between business and human rights. He joined the Hong Kong SAR Government upon graduation and was appointed to policymaking roles in the Innovation and Technology Bureau and thereafter Home Affairs Bureau. After Yale, Chris is looking for human rights and China-related opportunities.