Dr. Manson Fok - Chairman of the board
Dr. Manson Fok

Chairman of the board

Manson is a medical doctor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. As Chairman, he is responsible for the strategic direction and general management of the Group.

Manson is the Chairman of Virtus Medical Group, one of the largest private surgical practices in Hong Kong. He also serves as Dean at the Faculty of Medicine and President of University Hospital, both at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST). His other positions include President of the Macau Healthcare Management and Promotion Association (MHMPA); Censor-in-Chief of the World Chinese Doctors’ Association; Honorary Fellow, Chinese College of Surgeons; and Committee member, The Council of Medical Affairs in Macau SAR.

Manson is the recipient of the 2014 Gusi Peace Prize in Humanitarianism, which was awarded for his contributions to medical education, healthcare delivery and cross-border biotechnology developments. Since 2015, he was appointed CEO of the same Peace Prize Foundation to continue promoting peace, cooperation and healthcare development in the Asia-Pacific regions.

Manson received his medical degree (MBBS) from the University of Hong Kong in 1982, where he was appointed faculty in the Surgical Unit upon graduation. He has published many original research papers in high-ranking international medical journals and chapters in various academic books focusing on minimally invasive treatment for esophageal surgery.