Thomas, Hugh(譚安厚)

BA (Alberta); MBA (CUHK); PhD (New York)

Adjunct Associate Professor


Department of Finance

Room 1201, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7805


Prof. Hugh Thomas was born and raised in western Canada, living in Edmonton and Winnipeg. He received his bachelor of arts, honors, in history from the University of Alberta, postgraduate diplomas in Chinese language from the Beijing Language and Culture University and history from Nanjing University, an MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a PhD in International Business and Finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University. He participated in founding China’s first business school, the National Center for Industrial Science and Technology Management at Dalian in 1980 and subsequently worked in banking and consulting in Hong Kong for seven years. He was tenured at CUHK from 2003 to 2013 and has been at CUHK-Shenzhen since 2015. Prior to joining CUHK, he was an associate professor in the Finance Department of McMaster University in Canada. He is married to Joanna HSIUNG Kai Chau and has two sons, Owen and Jason. He enjoys cross-country skiing, windsurfing, walking and singing.

Research Interests

Global Financial Management