Mr. David S. Lee worked in investment management in Hong Kong and London before joining the University of Hong Kong. He started his career at Goldman Sachs and also has experience in law and in management consulting. At HKU, Mr. Lee is an award-winning teacher and is passionate about teaching and engaging with students. His academic interests include corporate governance, ethics, decision-making, alternative investments, and the politics and economics of the Korean peninsula. His commentary on the above topics appear regularly in outlets such as the Nikkei Asian Review and the South China Morning Post. He remains engaged in professional practice as a director or advisor to companies and entrepreneurs, particularly in finance and technology, and currently works with traditional asset managers as well as new ventures in the financial technology (“fintech”) space. Mr. Lee earned his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, his M.Sc. (with Merit) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, his M.A. from Harvard University, and his B.A., cum laude, in International Politics and Asian Studies from Brigham Young University. He is a lawyer and a CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) charterholder. He lives in Hong Kong with his family.