Anthony Ng has a great interest in community affairs. Apart from being a board member of Civic Exchange, he is also a board member of WYNG Foundation, WYNG43 Social Enterprise, Urban Spring Company Limited, and the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law at Hong Kong University. Dr Ng was born in Hong Kong and left to study abroad in 1966. He received his BSc degree from McGill University in Canada and his MD and MPH degrees from Tulane University in New Orleans. He received his surgery training in the United States, New Zealand and England. He joined the University Surgical Unit of Hong Kong University Medical School in 1979 and started his private practice group in 1986 before retiring from active medical practice in 2012.