Speaker Profile: Elizabeth Libby Wong

Mrs Elizabeth Libby Wong CBE ISO JP holds a BA (Hons) (1959) and DipEd (Distinction) (1960) from the University of Hong Kong. A teacher by profession, Libby taught before she joined the Hong Kong Government (1969 to 94). She retired in 1994 to go into politics. She was elected to the Hong Kong Legislative Council in 1995 with the highest number of votes. Since 1997, she has taught English and written many books on Hong Kong and the teaching of English and Poetry.