Tammy Tam
Tammy Tam
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

City Beat by Tammy Tam

Even Olympic gold is not enough to buy a decent home in Hong Kong’s notorious property market

  • The HK$7.5 million awarded to fencer Edgar Cheung for bringing home the city’s first gold in 25 years may seem like a princely sum
  • But even modestly sized flats can go for much more in a city that has long struggled to increase its share of affordable housing

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Tammy Tam

Tammy Tam

Tammy Tam is the South China Morning Post's Editor-in-Chief and is responsible for the overall editorial direction, strategic development and leading the Post's newsroom operations for both its print and digital platforms. Tammy is a member of the Hong Kong News Executives' Association. She also sits on the Media Communications Training Board of the Vocational Training Council in Hong Kong, the city's largest vocational and professional education and training provider for talents in the industries. Prior to joining the Post, Tammy spent 20 years in the television industry in leadership roles managing editorial teams and bureaus and corporate development strategies.