The Aquaustral Foundation for Literature and Arts

Chung-Yi CHENG, founder

Mr Cheng is the former mayor and three-time re-elected council members of Sanchong District, Taiwan. He was highly acclaimed during his political career. After retirement, Mr Cheng devoted himself entirely to philanthropy. His benefactions include providing scholarship to students and subsiding poverty-stricken families. He passed away peacefully in 2012. 

Dr Kuan-Chi WANG, chair

Dr Wang is a fully qualified breast and general surgeon who delivers compassionate and affordable care. Dr Wang grew up in Sydney and obtained her surgical qualifications and training in Sydney with advanced training overseas at the Paris Breast Centre. As a woman and mother, she is known for feeling a strong empathy towards her patients. While off duty, she loves reading and being the raconteur for children.

Ching-Ching CHENG, board member

Ms Cheng and her siblings created this foundation to commemorate their father, Mr Tsung-Yi Cheng, the former mayor and three-time re-elected council members of Sanchong District, Taiwan. Ms Cheng passionately patrons debut and established authors for their literary creations, notably those based in the East Asia.   

Pen-Fan CHEN, board member

Mr Chen was formally the chief of the History Gallery of National Taiwan University (NTU History Gallery). He also co-chaired the Museum Programme of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) from Oct. 2016 to Feb. 2018. Mr Chen majored in Plant Pathology and Microbiology and minored in Economics at NTU. He then obtained an MSc programme in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Management at Imperial College London and later acquired an MPhil degree in Education (Knowledge, Power, and Politics) from the University of Cambridge. Mr Chen has delivered talks on university museums at The Kyoto University Museum, Harvard Peabody Museum, Harvard Arts Museums, and Yale Peabody Museum. In 2016, he was invited to the third Museum Symposium of APRU hosted by the University of Hong Kong as a keynote speaker. It is the conviction of Mr Chen that museums are the most versatile and capable educational establishments that can ignite the brightest torch of knowledge amongst the masses and lead the way to the age of new enlightenment. He is currently the vice-manager of the preparatory office of the Exhibition Hall for the Relics of Siddhāttha Gotama at Wan-Yuan Buddhist Temple. Peng-Fan is a Theravada buddhist fancying Christian arts, e.g. sculptures (pieta) and stained glass. He can sing several hymns and carols. He relishes debating on the entrepreneurship practised by university museums and the logical conflicts between Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism. You can reach out to him at

Syue-Ping Li, board member

Ms Syue-Ping Li was an exam-certified physical therapist at the Qishan Hospital under the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan. She obtained her bachelor degree in physical therapy from Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan. She completed her intern training at the Taipei Municipal Wan Fang Hospital and Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital. Ms Li is a physical therapist attentive to her patients' mental state during the recovery stage. She is often invited to the rural villages in the deep mountains of Kaohsiung District to promote health education programmes. 

Yenfay CAMP, intern manager, project leader, project coordinator

Yenfay is an intern of the Aquaustral Foundation. At present, she double-majors in English Literature and psychology at the University of Sydney. She is a bibliophile, loving reading, writing, and literature creations. She coordinates projects of the Foundation and currently leads the project promoting the localisation and recreation of Shakespearn's theatrical plays in Japan and Taiwan. She also manage inerns for this Foundation. You can reach her at