Dr. Fung's Biography

    • David FungDr. Fung is an active member of the North Shore community where he and his wife Grace reside. He is a strong advocate of education with an exemplary record of leadership and volunteerism. His outstanding contributions to Canada were recognized in 2012 when he received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from the Governor General of Canada. Dr. Fung holds Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from McGill University and has also completed the senior business executive program at Queens University in Kingston.

      Dr. Fung currently serves as Chairman and CEO of the ACDEG Group of Companies, a global technology integrator, with business partnerships in forest products, biomass energy, clean technologies, chemicals, electrical power cogeneration, agri-foods, marine equipment, OEM parts manufacturing and packaging wastes recycling in North America, Europe and Asia. Dr. Fung is also strategic advisor of Cycle Capital Management Inc. of Montreal, the largest clean technology venture capital fund in Canada.

      Dr. Fung’s relationship with Capilano University began in 1998 when he established the ACDEG International Award in order to use the interest earned annually to provide one or more bursary awards for students enrolled in the former Asia Pacific Management Program (later to become the McRae Institute of International Management). Dr. Fung was a strong supporter of the Institute and when it closed in 2007, he continued to serve as an important natural partner for the Capilano University Foundation.