Alumnus Francis Pun receives Dean’s Medal of Distinction

UBC Mechanical Engineering alumnus Francis Pun has been honoured with one of Applied Science’s 2023 Dean’s Medal of Distinction. Awarded to members of the Applied Science community, the Dean’s Medal of Distinction recognizes outstanding contributions to the Faculty’s member disciplines and mission. Pun is one of seven awardees being celebrated for their impact.

Francis Pun is a leader in technology innovation and development with over twenty years’ experience working in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore. Graduating with a BASc from UBC Mechanical Engineering in 1994, he received his MBA from Western University’s Ivey Business School, and his credentials include business training from the Wharton School and UC Berkeley. His extensive experience in the Asia Pacific technology sphere includes his current role as Assistant VP Exploratory and Industry, Technology Solutions Group at Lenovo PCCW Solutions, and previous leadership roles with Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks, as well as Dell, Cisco and TE Connectivity. Continuing to develop connections across the Pacific, he is the External Vice-Chair of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and is on the leadership council of the UBC alumni body in Hong Kong.

Dean’s Medal of Distinction winners will be honoured on November 21 at the 2023 Applied Science Celebration.  Read more about Francis Pun and the other recipients in the Applied Science Celebration announcement.