• Professor Brian Wong

    Dr. Brian Wong is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong. His research examines intersection of geopolitics, political and moral philosophy, and technology, with particular interests in the ethics and dynamics of authoritarian regimes and their foreign policies, responding to historical and colonial injustices, and the impact of automation on labour and human societies. Brian is a Fellow at the newly established Centre on Contemporary China and the World, at the University of Hong Kong. As the Chief Strategy Officer of the HK-ASEAN Foundation, he advises multi-national corporations, family offices, and leading think-tanks on geopolitical affairs and macro risks throughout Asia. Having co-founded and served as the inaugural Editor-in-Chief at the Oxford Political Review, a publication aspiring to bridge the theory-practice gap, Brian serves as a columnist at the Hong Kong Economic Journal. His writings on Chinese political economy, Asian geopolitics, and public philosophy have been featured in publications such as TIME, Foreign Policy, Aeon, Financial Times, Diplomat, Fortune, The Hindu, South China Morning Post, Nikkei, Japan Times, and the US-Asia Law Institute. He has also been interviewed by CNN, Al Jazeera, and CGTN for his views on Chinese foreign policy. A Rhodes Scholar (HKSAR, 2020), Brian holds a DPhil in Politics, an MPhil in Political Theory (Distinction), and an MA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford.