CY's dream team

PUBLISHED : Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am
 

Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying yesterday announced the line-up of officials that will steer Hong Kong through the next five years. The list contains many familiar faces and a few new ones.

Chief Executive
Leung Chun-ying

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Secretary for Justice
Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung 48
Formerly: Senior Counsel at Temple Chambers

Department of Justice

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Chief Secretary
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor 55
Formerly: Secretary for Development

Secretary for the Civil Service
Paul Tang Kwok-wai 56
Formerly: Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs
Raymond Tam Chi-yuen 48
Formerly: Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs

Secretary for Education
Eddie Ng Hak-kim 59
Formerly: Chairman of Human Capital Management Consulting

Secretary for the Environment
Wong Kam-sing 48
Formerly: Director of sustainable design at Ronald Lu & Partners and vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Green Building Council

Secretary for Food and Health
Dr Ko Wing-man 55
Formerly: Orthopaedic surgeon

Secretary for Home Affairs
Tsang Tak-sing 63
Formerly: Secretary for Home Affairs

Secretary for Labour and Welfare
Matthew Cheung Kin-chung 61
Formerly: Secretary for Labour and Welfare

Secretary for Security
Lai Tung-kwok 60
Formerly: Undersecretary for Security

Secretary for Transport and Housing*
Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung 59
Formerly: President of the Hong Kong Institute of Education

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Financial Secretary
John Tsang Chun-wah 61
Formerly: Financial Secretary

Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development**
Gregory So Kam-leung 53
Formerly: Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development

Secretary for Development #
Mak Chai-kwong 62
Formerly: Retired, but was Permanent Secretary for Development (Works)

Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Professor Chan Ka-keung 55
Formerly: Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury

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Public Service Commission

Office of The Ombudsman

Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption
Simon Peh Yun-lu 56
Formerly: Retired, but was Director of Immigration

Director of Audit Commission
David Sun Tak-kei 58
Formerly: Chairman of Ernst & Young

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Director of the Chief Executive's Office
Edward Yau Tang-wah 52
Formerly: Secretary for the Environment

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Yet to be appointed (pending government restructure)

Expected to be Secretary for Culture
Florence Hui Hiu-fai 38
Formerly: Undersecretary for Home Affairs

Secretary for Technology and Communications
Nicholas Yang Wei-hsiung 57
Formerly: executive vice-president of Polytechnic University

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Non-political posts

Director of Immigration
Eric Chan Kwok-ki 53
Formerly: Director of Immigration

Commissioner of Police
Andy Tsang Wai-hung 54
Formerly: Commissioner of Police

Commissioner of Customs and Excise
Clement Cheung Wan-ching 50
Formerly: Commissioner of Customs and Excise

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Deputies (yet to be appointed)

Expected to be Deputy Chief Secretary
Dr Patrick Ho Chi-ping 62
Formerly: ophthalmologist

Expected to be Deputy Financial Secretary
Paul Chan Mo-po 58
Formerly: Accounting sector lawmaker

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Average age of new ministers 55.7

* Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands under new structure
** Secretary for Commerce and Industries under new structure
# Under Leung's new structure would be Secretary for Transport and Housing

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