Alice Cheung Wing-chun, female, Han nationality, was born in 1932 in Wujin, Jiangsu Province. She graduated from a secondary school in Hong Kong in 1951 and in 1966 graduated from an industrial school in Cambridge, U.K. She returned to Hong Kong and became an executive in several businesses. She also became vice-chairman of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
In 1988, Cheung became a member of the 7th CPPCC National Committee. In 1992, she became a member of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and was also a member of the first group of advisors to China on Hong Kong affairs. She participated in the preparations for the first Hong Kong SAR government in 1996, and she was also involved in management training for senior mainland Chinese officials.
Cheung was a member of the standing committees of the 8th and 9th CPPCC National Committees.