Technical Board

Assistant Professor Dr. Brian Wong

Dr. Brian Wong is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong. He is a political theorist and moral philosopher whose research addresses citizens’ political and moral responsibilities under authoritarian regimes, in response to colonial and historical injustices, and in relation to existential risks such as the rise of artificial intelligence. He is also a geopolitical strategist who advises large, multi-national corporations and hedge funds on the interactions between domestic politics and foreign policy of countries in East Asia, especially within China.

Dr. Wong is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Political Review, and has served in the Governing Body of the Oxford Union, as well as in the core leaderships of the North American and European Universities Debating Championships. He has coached or coaches the Yale Debate Association, Eton College, and the Chinese national team, and was the first ever Hong Kong-born Chinese to have advanced to the open semifinals of the World Universities Debating Championships (2020).