“Serving in the role of chancellor is a great honour, and as a North Shore resident, I’m especially pleased to have this opportunity to engage with the local community.”
David Fung, an international leader in
business, technology and sustainability, is the new chancellor of Capilano
University, appointed by the University’s Board of Governors on April 19, 2016. David
assumed his duties following his formal installation during Capilano
University’s 2016 convocation ceremony on June 6.
David has a doctorate of chemical engineering from McGill
University and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Capilano
University in 2014—is chair and CEO of the ACDEG Group of companies, a global
technology integrator. He’s an international entrepreneur and an advisor to a
range of federal government departments and offices as well as one of the
largest clean technology venture capital funds in Canada. He’s worked on joint
ventures between Canada and Sweden, Germany and Asia and serves on the national
board of Canadian Standards Association Group, a $350-million technology
service business in 15 countries.