CPA, CFA, MBA, DipWSET, CSW, CSS, CWE, CS, MW Candidate
Certified WSET Educator & VIA Italian wine program tutor
Davy Leung introduces himself in his corporate finance network as a wine lover, and as a Fellowship Certified Public Accountant with his wine students. Lawyers, accountants, bankers and many other professionals are not uncommon in his student list for years. He teaches amongst his professional network for semi-formal workshops as well as The Open University of Hong Kong, and holds Approved Program Provider licensee for the formal WSET courses, leading and supporting the wine and spirits industry continuously.
Davy joined the executive committee as education director in the China Chapter in 2011, before relocating back to the HK Chapter as program director & vice-treasurer in 2013 from Shanghai and Massachusetts for studies. With his continuous endeavors as the Treasurer since 2015, and became the Chairman since 2017. Davy has been striving to spread the wine culture to private groups, organize wine lectures in business schools in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore, and even helping a wine company in Hong Kong to further develop their business to list in the stock market in the early years.
His passion for wines and spirits has led him to continuously share how to achieve the ultimate work life balance, over different flavours and aromas, anytime, anywhere. Through wine education, virtually everyone can bond together regardless of races, occupation or income, and bring together the human race without barriers and categories.
Davy’s passion in wine has extended internationally. He spent a vintage making his own Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir with a top producer in 2014, experiencing how wine is made to enrich the knowledge when teaching and sharing. To complete the alcoholic beverage qualification portfolio, Davy has progressively attaining the Jurade de Saint Emilion, Prud’Homme de la Jurade in Bordeaux in 2016, and highly recognized as an ambassador of Saint Emilion wines in particular in the French Wine Society. He has trained to become a Certified Specialist of Wine, a Certified Specialist of Spirits, a Certified Sommelier, Italian Wine Ambassador, Certified Italian Wine Educator, Certified Spanish Wine Educator, Portugal Wine Ambassador, Certified Koshu Expert by the KEC, WSET Diploma holder, Certified WSET Wine Educator and, he is currently taking one of the hardest exam in the world - Masters of Wine.
He will never cease furthering his wine knowledge by taking more advanced courses from 2020 and the future.