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Brian Wong

Election Year: 2020

Election Constituency: Hong Kong

Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence

Rhodes Identifier: Hong Kong & Balliol 2020

Brian Wong


Brian Wong is an MPhil in Political Theory candidate at Wolfson College, Oxford and PPE graduate from Pembroke College, Oxford. They founded the Oxford Political Review, and serve as Founding Secretary to Citizen Action Design Lab, a Hong Kong-based policy think-tank; Founding Fellow to Governance Partners Yangon, a Myanmar-based development non-profit organisation. Brian was on the leadership teams of the North American and European Universities Debating Championships, and serve amongst the coaches of the Chinese National Debating Team. They are passionate about rectifying historical and present structural injustices in non-democracies, advancing LGBTQ+ and ethnic minority rights in East Asia, and facilitating Hong Kong-China relations through productive and open dialogue. Their writings have appeared in publications such as TIME, Fortune, Times Higher Education, and South China Morning Post.