Appointments to Education Commission announced

     The Government today (June 28) announced the appointment of four members to the Education Commission (EC).

     The newly appointed EC member is the Managing Partner, Greater China of McKinsey & Company, Mr Joseph Luc Ngai. Three incumbent members, Ms Nancy Ho Lan-sang, Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming and Mr Wong Kam-leung, have been re-appointed.

     The four members have been appointed in their personal capacity for a two-year term, which will take effect on July 1, 2019.

     An Education Bureau spokesman said, "Given their rich experience in the education and professional sectors, we are confident that the four members will provide valuable advice and contribute to the work of the EC."

     The spokesman also thanked the outgoing member, Dr Odalia Wong Ming-hung, for her valuable contributions to the work of the EC.

     The new EC membership list with effect from July 1, 2019, is as follows:
Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung
Ex-officio members
Permanent Secretary for Education, Mrs Ingrid Yeung Ho Poi-yan
Chairman, Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals, Dr Carrie Willis
Chairman, Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung
Chairman, Curriculum Development Council, Professor Tam Kar-yan
Chairman, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Council, Dr Samuel Yung Wing-ki
Chairman, Quality Education Fund Steering Committee, Dr Gordon Tsui Luen-on
Chairman, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Mr Lester Garson Huang
Chairman, University Grants Committee, Mr Carlson Tong
Chairman, Vocational Training Council, Dr Roy Chung Chi-ping
Non-official members
Ms Kelly Chan Yuen-sau
Dr Fung Wai-wah
Ms Nancy Ho Lan-sang
Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming
Mr Joseph Luc Ngai
Dr Halina Poon Suk-han
Ms Shum Siu-fong
Mr So Ping-fai
Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai
Mr Wong Kam-leung
Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak

Ends/Friday, June 28, 2019
Issued at HKT 15:00