Dr Chi Chiu Leung graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1983, and underwent postgraduate training in both respiratory medicine and public health, and research fellowship in Stanford University Medical Centre.
He served as Consultant Chest Physician in the Department of Health, Hong Kong, China from 1996 to 2018. He headed the Public Service Branch of the Centre for Health Protection from 2016 to 2018. He was the principal investigator of the Hong Kong study site of the Tuberculosis Trial Consortium from 2009 to 2018. He served in various scientific committees of the Centre for Health Protection and the Grant Review Board for the Health and Medical Research Fund. He also chaired the Pneumoconiosis Medical Board from 1996 to 2018. He is currently a deputy editor of Respirology, an associate editor of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and chairman of the Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases of the Hong Kong Medical Association. He served in the editorial Board of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine from 2008 to 2012. He has published around 200 articles in peer-review journals with over 5000 citations.