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Mr. David S. LEE


Senior Lecturer

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Mr. David S. LEE

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • J.D., UCLA School of Law
  • M.Sc., London School of Economics
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • B.A., Brigham Young University

Brief Biography

David worked in investment management in Hong Kong and London before joining the University of Hong Kong. He started his career at Goldman Sachs and also has experience in law and in management consulting. David remains engaged in professional practice by working with companies and entrepreneurs, particularly in finance and technology.

David earned his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, his M.Sc. (with Merit) in Organisational and Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science, his M.A. in East Asian Studies from Harvard University, and his B.A., cum laude, in International Politics and Asian Studies from Brigham Young University. David is a lawyer and a CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) charterholder.

Mr. Lee is especially interested in helping students as they consider different career and life paths.


  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Company Law

Research Interests

  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital
  • Investment Management (hedge funds, impact investing, value investing)
  • Organizational Development (culture, decision-making, leadership)
  • Politics and Economics of Korea (including North Korea)

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