Simon Lee

Taiwan Policy Fellow

Simon Lee examines the complex interplay of geopolitics, technology, market, culture, and public policy.  In the past twenty-five years, government, public institutions, and private enterprises seek his assessments, analyses, and strategic advice on economic and regulatory issues.
Simon championed freedom through fostering dialogues between consumers, businesses, and other policy stakeholders. 

He is the founding convenor of the Hong Kong Sharing Economy Alliance.  He also co-founded the Lion Rock Institute, Hong Kong’s only independent free-market think tank.  As one of the most prolific Chinese libertarian essayists, Simon has tens of thousands of followers on Facebook, Patreon, and the newsletter “unsubject”.

Simon has a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan and a MA in Law and Public Affairs from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  He is a table-top game geek and self-identified as “chaotic neutral”.  His favorite movie quote is from The Dark Knight, “If you are good at something, never do it for free.”  

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