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Sunny Cheung

Hong Kong

Sunny Cheung is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Flow HK Media, which aims to fight authoritarian propaganda and promote democracy in the region. He advises the Hong Kong Democracy Council on human rights issues and Chinese politics. He has consulted for the State Department, the Taiwanese government, and different INGOs. he was the founder of the Hong Kong Higher Institutions International Affairs Delegation, where he did international advocacy and mobilized hundreds of thousands of people to pursue freedom and justice. In 2020, he was elected as a representative of the pro-democracy camp in the primaries, in which six hundred thousand people participated. In 2022, he helped establish the World Liberty Congress to deter transnational repression and democratic recession. He has expertise in Chinese politics, cross-Strait relations, digital authoritarianism, emerging technologies, and security studies. He serves as a visiting fellow at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Taiwan and is named a Young Leader and non-resident fellow at the Pacific Forum in Hawaii. He is also a summer fellow at Stanford University. He testified before the U.S. Congress, the UK Parliament, and the Taiwan Legislative Yuan. Sunny has given his thoughts and opinions to media outlets like BBC World, Channel 4, Reuters, ABC, CNN, Deutsche Welle, Al Jazeera, SCMP, WSJ, Washington Post, NBC, Fox News, RFI, The Guardian, Taipei Times, and The Hill. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Hong Kong and received a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University SAIS with a Dean's Scholarship.