Appointments to Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority

     The Government today (August 24) announced the appointment of Mr Samuel Yung Wing-ki as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) and the appointment of one new member and the re-appointment of three incumbent members to the HKEAA for three years from September 1, 2018, to August 31, 2021. Details of the appointment are as follows:

Mr Samuel Yung Wing-ki, Executive District Director, AIA International Limited

Mr Benjamin Ng Yau-keung, Principal, the Hong Kong Taoist Association Ching Chung Secondary School
Ms Monica Cheng Wai-yee, Principal, Holy Trinity College
Mr Jason Joseph Lee Kwong-yee, Executive Director, Dah Hwa International (Holdings) Limited
Mr Raymond Cheng Chung-ching, Chairman, HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng

     The Secretary for Education, Mr Kevin Yeung, said that the HKEAA is an important partner of the Education Bureau and that the distinguished members from the educational and other professional fields on the HKEAA would enrich the expertise of the Authority.

     Mr Yeung welcomed Mr Yung and Mr Lee to serve as the Chairman and a member of the HKEAA respectively. He also expressed gratitude to the outgoing Chairman, Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin, and the outgoing member, Mr Johnny Tsang Wing-keung, for their contribution to the work of the Authority.

     The HKEAA is a statutory body established under the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Ordinance (Chapter 261) to conduct public examinations and other examinations or assessments approved by the Chief Executive. The composition of the Authority is stipulated in Schedule 2 of the Ordinance. Members of the Authority include school principals, teachers, representatives of tertiary institutions, a person who represents the interests of parents, and persons experienced in commerce, industry or a profession.

     Following is the membership list of the Authority with effect from September 1, 2018:

Appointed members:
Mr Samuel Yung Wing-ki (Chairman)
Dr Mak Chi-keung (Deputy Chairman)
Mrs Bonnie Fung Lai Miu-yee
Mr James Lam Yat-fung
Mr Benjamin Ng Yau-keung
Ms Jane Leung Chui-chun
Ms Monica Cheng Wai-yee
Mr Stephen Hung Wan-shun
Mr Jason Joseph Lee Kwong-yee
Mr Raymond Cheng Chung-ching
Ms Katherine Cheung Marn-kay

Ex-officio members:
Two persons nominated by the Heads of Universities Committee
The Chairman of the Curriculum Development Council, or his/her representative
The Executive Director of the Vocational Training Council, or his/her representative
The Permanent Secretary for Education, or his/her representative
The Secretary General of the HKEAA   

Ends/Friday, August 24, 2018
Issued at HKT 11:00