Appointments to Education Commission announced

     The Government today (September 19) announced the appointment of two members to the Education Commission (EC).
     The newly appointed members are Finance Director of Moet Hennessy Diageo Hong Kong Limited, Ms Kelly Chan Yuen-sau, and Partner of Kwok Yih & Chan, Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak.
     The two members have been appointed in their personal capacity for a two-year term with effect from September 21, 2016.
     An Education Bureau spokesman said, "Given their rich experience in their respective professional sectors, we are confident that they will provide valuable advice and contribute to the work of the EC."
     The spokesman also thanked the outgoing members, Mr Walter Chan Kar-lok and Ms Dilys Chau Suet-fung, for their valuable contribution to the work of the EC.
     The new EC membership list, effective from September 21, 2016, is as follows:
Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung
Ex-officio members
Permanent Secretary for Education, Mrs Marion Lai Chan Chi-kuen
Chairman, Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals, Dr Carrie Willis
Chairman, Curriculum Development Council, Professor Kenneth Young
Chairman, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Council, Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin
Chairman, Quality Education Fund Steering Committee, Mr Duffy Wong Chun-nam
Chairman, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Mr Lester Garson Huang
Chairman, University Grants Committee, Mr Carlson Tong
Chairman, Vocational Training Council, Dr Clement Chen Cheng-jen
Non-official members
Ms Kelly Chan Yuen-sau
Dr Fung Wai-wah
Mr James Lam Yat-fung
Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming
Ms Ng Yin-kam
Ms Shum Siu-fong
Mr Sin Kim-wai
Mr Tang Fei
Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai
Dr Odalia Wong Ming-hung
Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak

Note: As the ex-officio Chairman of the Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education, Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung is also one of the ex-officio members.

Ends/Monday, September 19, 2016
Issued at HKT 15:00