Angelica Cheung has played an integral role in the development of China’s fashion industry. Upon joining Condé Nast China as the Editor-in-Chief of Vogue China in 2005, Angelica Cheung spearheaded the launch of the publication and for the past thirteen years, has led its growth to international acclaim. From its inception, Vogue China’s combination of original creative content and global vision set a new benchmark for Chinese fashion publications. Whilst working closely with the world’s leading photographers, stylists, models and designers, Vogue China has also dedicated itself to supporting local Chinese talent and sustained efforts to bring the Chinese fashion industry to international prominence.
Angelica Cheung created something entirely new and sparked the start of the now multi-billion dollar Chinese fashion industry. Born in Beijing, Cheung completed her undergraduates degrees in law and English language and literature at Peking University and subsequently received an MBA degree from the University of South Australia. Cheung had previously worked as a journalist in Hong Kong. Before joining Vogue China, she was the editor-in-chief of Marie Claire in Hong Kong in 2001 and editorial director at Elle China in 2003.
Angelica Cheung is the 2018 Advance Global Alumni Award Winner.