Brian Leung is the Executive Director of Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC), where he leads efforts to advocate for Hong Kong’s freedom and democracy in the United States and empower the diasporic community. He testified on Hong Kong’s political development before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in 2020. As a Hong Kong democracy activist, he published a bestselling edited volume on Hong Kong identity in 2015 and became an icon of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement in 2019, after unmasking himself and reading a statement on behalf of protesters at the Legislative Council. He completed his L.L.B. and B.Soc.Sc. at the University of Hong Kong, and a M.A. in Political Science at the University of Washington.