Mr Man Cheuk Fei is a distinguished journalist, and Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the Master Insight Media Limited. He holds a BA from the University of Hong Kong and an MPhil in Government and Public Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. A believer in lifelong education, he has studied on scholarship at Stanford University, the Poynter Institute for Media Studies in Florida, and Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management. He was awarded a Knight Fellowship from Stanford University and a Nieman Fellowship from Harvard University.
Mr Man started his journalistic career in 1990 at Next Magazine as a political reporter, and joined the Hong Kong Economic Journal (HKEJ) in 1992 as Editor/Writer of the Commentary section. He became Assistant Chief Editor in 2000, served as Chief Editor of HKEJ Monthly from 2001 to 2013 and launched Master Insight Media in 2014. He has published five books and is currently completing his sixth.
Mr Man’s loyalty to the University of Hong Kong began during his undergraduate years, when he participated in different student bodies, including as the elected Internal Vice-President of the Students’ Union and a Tutor of the Old Halls. As an alumnus, he has served as a Member of HKU’s Court and Council, and as a Standing Committee Member of Convocation. Mr Man has lent his support and counsel to numerous panels and committees at his alma mater, including as Chairperson of the Discrimination Complaints Committee, and has been inter alia, a Member of the Grievances Panel for Staff, the Council’s Group to Hear Appeals of Disciplinary Committee Cases, the Committee for the Selection of Wardens and Hall Tutors, the Review Panel on the Centenary Ceremony, the Search Committee for the Dean of Dentistry in 2012 and the Selection Committee for the next HKU Vice-Chancellor in 2013.
Other organisations and institutions that have had the benefit of Mr Man’s leadership and support include the Hong Kong Federation of Journalists, the Hong Kong University Graduates Association, the HKUGA Education Foundation, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Lingnan University, the Hong Kong University of Education and the Hang Seng Management College.