Wongsunwai, Wan

BSc Mathematics (Imperial College London - First Class Honours); DBA (Harvard Business School); FCA (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)

Associate Professor


School of Accountancy

Room 1024, 10/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7750



Prof. Wan Wongsunwai is an Associate Professor of Accounting at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include financial reporting quality, corporate governance, entrepreneurship and private equity. Prof. Wan is a native of the island of Mauritius and earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics at Imperial College, London. He later received his Doctor of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. Prior to obtaining his doctoral degree, Prof. Wan worked as an equity analyst with ABN AMRO Bank in Hong Kong, and he was ranked by Reuters as one of the top 10 analysts in Hong Kong and China covering software and information technology. Prior to that, he worked with KPMG in London followed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong, where he had responsibility for professional staff recruitment, training, deployment, and promotion, and where he also managed his own portfolio of audit and due diligence clients.

Teaching Area

Financial Accounting

Research Interests

Financial Reporting Quality
Corporate Governance
Private Equity