Professor Terence Chong is associate professor of Economics and Executive Director of Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance, Dean of Students of New Asia College and Co Director of Global Economics and Finance Program, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He served as Siyuan Chair Professor of Nanjing University in China from 2013 to 2016.

Prof Chong received his Bachelor degree in Economics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1991, and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rochester in 1995. His main research area is financial econometrics. He has published over 500 articles in international journals and newspapers covering a wide spectrum of topics in Econometrics, Finance, Mathematics, Psychology, Education and the Chinese Economy. Prof. Chong ranks top 37th worldwide in theoretical econometrics and top 2% authors worldwide in terms of the Number of Distinct Works. His papers are published in reputable international journals, including Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Econometric Review, Econometrics Journal, Journal of Time Series Analysis, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Futures Markets, Quantitative Finance, Financial Review, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Behavioral Finance, Southern Economic Journal, Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Psychology, Review of Income and Wealth, Small Business Economics, and China Economic Review.

Prof. Chong is dedicated to community service. He was a Part-time member of the Central Policy Unit and a member of Standard Working Hours Committee of the HKSAR Government and a member of the Board of Governors of International College Hong Kong (Hong Lok Yuen). He is currently a member of Transport Advisory Committee, Land and Development Advisory Committee, Standing Committee on Disciplined Services Salaries and Conditions of Service, and Vetting Committee of the SME Development Fund and the Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales of the HKSAR Government. He is also the associate editor of Singapore Economic Review and Economics Bulletin, and the director of the Financial Markets Program, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.