Mr. Derek Armstrong Chan
Fall 2017 Fellows
Mr. Fong-ming Chan has worked for the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region since 2011. He is currently an Assistant Secretary of Financial Services and the Treasury (Financial Services) in the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. His responsibilities include overseeing policies relating to the regulatory regime and development of Hong Kong’s accountancy profession. Previously, he had roles as an Assistant Secretary at Food and Health Bureau and at Housing Department. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Law) from the University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Sandy Tsz-ting Chow is Assistant Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs at Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) since 2014. Her major responsibility is to assist in formulating policy and devising means to promote further cooperation with provinces of Mainland China, including establishing more HKSARG offices in the Mainland, organizing official visits to the Mainland, and participating in bilateral/multi-lateral meetings with Mainland provinces. Previously, she was an Administrative Officer for Policy and Project Coordination Unit and assisted in formulating poverty alleviation strategy. Ms. Chow received her Bachelor's degree in Global Business and Accounting from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Ms. Renie Wai-yee Lai is an Assistant Secretary in the Food and Health Bureau. Her main duties include assisting in overseeing the policies on primary care and end-of-life care. Previously, Renie served as an Assistant Secretary in the Education Bureau and an Assistant District Officer under the Home Affairs Department. Renie studied in the University of Sheffield and Peking University.
Mr. Alex Chun-yin Leung joined the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2013 as an Administrative Officer. He has served in the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. His work experiences include taking forward the development of Hong Kong as Asia's wine hub, taking forward the regulatory regime on the over-the-counter derivative market, and taking forward the development of exchange traded funds. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in English Literary Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Nettie Kai-ting Ng was born and raised in Hong Kong. She joined the HKSAR Government in 2010 as an Executive Officer and became an Administrative Officer in 2013. Nettie is now an Assistant Secretary at the Development Bureau, with major responsibility to assist in overseeing policies related to building and land registration matters. Previously, she served as an Assistant Secretary at the Transport and Housing Bureau and an Assistant District Officer (Southern) at the Home Affairs Department. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Hong Kong and double degrees in Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Education from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Joanna Man-Yee Tsui is an Assistant Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs at the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSARG) since 2015, with major responsibility to assist in handling matters related to the external affairs of the HKSAR and overseeing Hong Kong-Fujian relations. She joined the Administrative Service in 2013 and has served in the Environmental Protection Department. Ms. Tsui received her Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences (Government and Laws) at the University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Amy Yee-Ping Chung is currently a Senior Treasury Accountant of the Hong Kong Police Force overseeing the stores management and the procurement functions. She has worked for the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSARG) since 1997. She had worked in various departments in HKSARG including the Land Registry, the Treasury and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Liverpool at the United Kingdom.
Ms. Florence Wan-yee Ko is the Senior Geotechnical Engineer of the Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO), Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD). She has taken up different positions in the GEO/CEDD as a professional geotechnical engineer since 2004, mainly responsible for planning and geotechnical control of private and public works, regulatory control of conveyance and use of explosives, management of consultants and contractors for slope upgrading projects and formulation of technical policies and standards. Currently, she contributes to the advances of the Slope Safety System through leading a team of professional and technical staff to undertake applied research and development work for formulation of technical policies and standards. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and in Laws from the University of London, and a Master’s degree in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from the City University of Hong Kong and in Soil Mechanics and Environmental Geotechnics from the Imperial College London.
Ms. Kimmie Kin-mui Kwong is a Systems Manager (Common Services) of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer in Hong Kong. She has been working in various areas of information technology (IT) in the Government, including application development in the Immigration Department, organization of ITU Telecom World 2006, administration of Electronic Transactions Ordinance and programme management for implementation of common shared services for government bureaux and departments (B/Ds). Besides IT, she has also worked in the Independent Commission Against Corruption to review the practices and procedures of government B/Ds and other organizations. She holds Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Hong Kong, Master of Corporate Governance from the Open University of Hong Kong, and Master of Laws in Common Law from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is also an accredited mediator.
Ms. Jessica Mun-ming Lo was born and raised in Hong Kong. She is a Systems Manager at the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) in Hong Kong currently responsible for the promotion and implementation of the Open Data policy and is also tasked to take the Big Data initiative to internal development in the Government. With her commitment and experience in “Data” related services, Ms. Lo is also interested in how Smart City development can be supported by public sector information. Ms. LO enjoys meeting challenges and broaden her horizon through travelling. Ms. LO holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Studies from the City University of Hong Kong.
Mr. Raymond Leung-him Woon is a civil and structural engineer by profession. He is currently serving in the Drainage Services Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, overseeing the stormwater drainage planning and blue-green infrastructure for the new development areas of Hong Kong. He has also worked on the sewage treatment works expansion projects, including the greening works to existing sewerage facilities to improve the aesthetics and environment. Mr. WOON has also served the Highways Department, responsible for the implementation of road and traffic improvement works. Mr. WOON holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Hong Kong.
Mr. Ricky Wai-kei Yiu is currently a civil engineer of the Drainage Services Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, responsible for providing contract advisory services to colleagues within the department. He had worked for a number of consultants/contractor participating in various private and public construction projects before joining the Buildings Department in 2006 and then the Highways Department in 2008. Mr. YIU holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) and a Master’s degree in the field of Applied Geosciences (MSc) from the University of Hong Kong, another Master’s degree (MEng) and a Bachelor’s degree (BEng) in Civil Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and a Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) together with another Bachelor’s degree (LLB) in Laws from the Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
Mr. Derek Armstrong Chan joined the Hong Kong Fire Services Department in 1998. He is the Divisional Officer in Management Group, Headquarters Command. His responsibilities include: dealing with legal matters of the Department in relation to cases of disciplinary offences or alleged criminal cases committed by members of the Department, judicial reviews, death inquests, civil claim cases; serving as Departmental Access to Information Officer and Personal Data Protection Officer to oversee the release of information to the general public; and responding to queries about fire investigation reports by law firms, insurance adjusters, Coroner’s Court and other departments. He obtained a Bachelor's of Engineering in 1997 from the University of Hong Kong and Bachelor of Laws in 2009 from University of London and Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering in 2011 from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Dr. Ricky Cheng is Assistant Secretary for Food and Health (Food) at Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) since 2015, with major responsibility to assist in overseeing polices relating to food safety. From 2010 to 2015, he was an Assistant Secretary for Labor and Welfare (Welfare), with major duties including to assist in overseeing policies relating to promotion of women’s rights and to poverty alleviation. He holds Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) and Juris Doctor both from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Tiffany Wai-Ting Chung is an administrative officer in Government of the Hong Kong since 2010. Tiffany’s major experiences include: formulating land sale policy and arrangements, etc. at the Development Bureau; implementing policies under the Private Independent School Scheme at Education Bureau; and assisting in the formulation of government policies related to the asset management industry, scripless initiatives and financial cooperation with the Mainland, etc. at Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. She was a management trainee at John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Ltd from 2008 to 2010, and was a human resources Intern at Stryker Pacific Limited. She holds Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors (first class) from Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Mr. David Fremaux has spent the majority of his career in the field of criminal investigation. He is currently serving as the Staff Officer to the Commissioner of Police where he is responsible for managing the Commissioner’s Office. He helped to devise and implement a new integrity management framework for the organization. In 2014, David completed the Executive Development in Policing Course at the Canadian Police College in Ottawa where his strategic change project was awarded a prize for the best paper from the Hong Kong Police. He was born and grew up in the United Kingdom. After graduated in 1988, David came to Hong Kong to join the Royal Hong Kong Police, as it was then known, and has worked for this organization ever. He holds a B.A. with Honor in Geography from University of Sheffield.
Mr. Denny Lap-Ki Ho has worked for the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSARG) since 2002. He is currently an Assistant Secretary of Financial Services and the Treasury (Financial Services) in the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. Previously, he served HKSARG with different roles during different times including: Assistant Secretary for Transport and Housing (Transport), Assistant District Officer (Sham Shui Po) at Home Affairs Department, Immigration Officer (Prosecution and Airport) at the Immigration Department, and Executive Officer at Lands Department. He holds Bachelor of Social Science in Communication and Journalism from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Mr. Edmund Lee is an Assistant Secretary at Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. His responsibilities include overseeing policies relating to Hong Kong as a listing platform, liaison with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, and handling other market development and regulation matters. Previously, he had roles as an Assistant Secretary at Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and at Home Affairs Bureau. He conducted summer internship at Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office in London. He was a visiting student at Harvard University during 2010-2011. He graduated with Bachelor of Science (first class) from University of Hong Kong in 2011.
Mr. Pak-Ho Leung is a Senior Economist at the Financial Secretary’s Office. Since joining the Government in 2010, he has been responsible for research on macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, housing strategy, fiscal planning, poverty and, most recently, the retirement protection system in Hong Kong. Prior to joining the civil service, he has worked as a researcher in the National University of Singapore and Hong Kong Trade and Development Council. Mr. Leung received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 2008 and a Master’s Degree in Economics in 2010, both from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His master thesis on China’s monetary policy has been published in the China Economic Review, a reputable international journal on the Chinese economy. He was an exchange student at University of Pennsylvania in the fall of 2006. He enjoys travelling, swimming, photography, arts and board games.
Ms. Siu-Ching Shum is a Senior Management Service Officer at the Efficiency Unit in Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office, HKSAR Government since 2013. Her major duties include to conduct management consultancy studies and to acquire external consultancy services, ranging from business case assessment, business process re-engineering, change management to application of technology. Previously she served as a Management Services Officer at the Government Property Agency from 2009 to 2013. She received Bachelor of Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1997.
Mr. Michael Pok-Man Yeung joined the HKSAR Government as Administrative Officer since 2013. Michael is an Assistant Secretary in the Security Bureau since May 2015. Previously, He also served as an Assistant District Officer (Southern) at Home and Affairs Bateau and Tourism Commission. He received Bachelor of Arts in English from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007, and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from University of London (International Programmes) in 2012. He was Awardee of Brigid M Cotter Prize.
Mrs. Shuk-yin Tsang is the Divisional Commander of the Hong Kong Policy Force. She first joined the Hong Kong Police Force as a Police Inspector in October 1998 after graduating from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since then she has moved up in ranking to her current position of Superintendent of Police. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Master’s degree in Social Science (Criminology) from the University of Hong Kong.
Fall 2015 Fellows
Mr. Damon Wing-leung Au is a Superintendent of the Hong Kong Police Force. He is currently the Commander of the Traffic Enforcement and Control Division responsible for enforcing the traffic laws and implementing road diversion during major crowd management events. Mr. AU received his undergraduate degree on Quantity Surveying from the University of Reading, England in 1996 and his post graduate certificate in Police Leadership and Management from the University of Leicester, England in 2008. He joined the Hong Kong Police in 1997 as an Inspector of Police, promoted to Chief Inspector of Police in 2009 and Superintendent of Police in 2014. Mr. AU had served in various Police units including Police Tactical Unit, Divisional Criminal Investigation Team, Complaints Against Police Office, Police Licensing Office, Personnel Wing and an operations officer of a Police District. In 2007, Mr. AU attended an Advanced Management Course with the International Law Enforcement Academy at Rosewell, New Mexico. In 2013, he further attended a Senior Leadership Development Programme at the Scottish Police College in Scotland.
Mr. Charlson Chung-yan Chiu is the Senior Administrative Officer (Strategy Development) of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer. He joined the Administrative Service in 2010 and has served in the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau and Home Affairs Department. Mr. Chiu holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and a Master's Degree in Law. His interests include hiking, ultimate frisbee and backpacking.
Mr. Ronald Leung joined the Hong Kong civil service in 2010 as a member of its service-wide public administrators. He is currently a senior administrative officer of the Food and Health Bureau, overseeing the implementation of a large-scale electronic platform for the sharing of electronic health records of participating patients among participating public/private healthcare providers in the territory. In the course of securing the latest passage of a relevant bill by the local legislature, he worked out detailed explanations of the initiative and the bill as well as various amendments to the bill necessary for addressing members’ concerns with the inputs from a multi-disciplinary team (including law drafting, IT, clinical practices & data standards, data privacy, publicity and budgeting). Mr. Leung has also served in the Development Bureau, the Home Affairs Bureau and the Transport and Housing Bureau to date, during which he oversaw policies on harbour-front land use planning & development, arts & culture and public transport respectively. He has also worked as a financial auditor in the private sector prior to joining the government. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge.
Mr. Kelvin Yat-man Lo graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Global Business Studies). After pursuing a career in the banking sector for two years upon graduation, Mr Lo joined the HKSAR Government in 2011 as an Administrative Officer. He has worked in the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and Environmental Protection Department, and is now serving in the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, overseeing the general revenue and tax policy. Outside of work, Mr Lo is interested in sports and music. He is looking forward to an exceptional and rewarding experience in UC Berkeley.
Mr. Kelvin Fu-wai Ma joined the Administrative service of the Hong Kong SAR in 2011, after graduation from the Bachelor of Business Administration (Law) programme of the University of Hong Kong. He has worked in the Home Affairs Bureau and the Transport and Housing Bureau, and is now serving in the Labour and Welfare Bureau overseeing a range of policy matters, including general welfare planning, youth and correctional services, welfare premises and welfare-related funds. Outside of work he is interested in travelling, gymnastics, badminton, fine food and movies. He wishes to have a fruitful stay at UC Berkeley and experience the excitement that the US is to offer.
Mr. Mark Wai-Kwan Woo is a Divisional Commander of Hong Kong Customs. He is responsible for formulating operational strategies and policy for providing effective customs clearance service to the traders. In his present position, there are over 220 staff working under his command. In 2011-2012, Mark Woo was seconded to the Security Bureau (a policy bureau of HKSARG) as Assistant Secretary. At that time, he carried out public policy research, analysis and implementation relating to areas of immigration, human trafficking, asylum seekers/torture claimants and transsexual marriage. He was awarded a commendation from the Secretary for Security in June 2011. Mark Woo received his Bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the City University of Hong Kong in 1997. He obtained his Master’s degree in public policy and management in 2007 and Doctorate degree in Business Administration in 2014.
Mr. Leo Chi-hang Yim is the Senior Management Services Officer of the Efficiency Unit under the Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office. He is mainly responsible for conducting management consultancy studies for various government bureaux and departments, ranging from business case assessment, business process reengineering, change management and application of technology. Mr Yim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, a Bachelor’s Degree in Laws from the Manchester Metropolitan University and a Master’s Degree in Laws from the University of London.
Spring 2014 Fellows
Mr. Daniel Yee-wai Cheung is the Systems Manager (IT Operations) of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) in Hong Kong. He has been working as the network infrastructure and security specialist in the Hong Kong Police Force until 2008 when he moved to the programme office of central Internet services (CIS) of OGCIO. In his current capacity as the programme manager, he is responsible for the formulation of long-term strategies, the development and the promulgation of CIS, which provides central hosting service for some 300 government Internet web sites, and central Internet mail and Internet access services for all government bureaux and departments. Mr Cheung holds a Bachelor's Degree in Information Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the City University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Stephenie Wai-yee Ho is a civil engineer by profession. She has served in various government departments since 2003 and been involved in many infrastructure projects including sewerage projects and land development projects. Her involvement in the public engagement exercise during the planning stage of these projects also equipped her with experience in promoting government policies and handling public views. Ms. Ho holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from the University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Kimmey Wing-kwan Ho is the Senior Administrative Officer (Strategy Development) of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer. She joined the Administrative Service in 2008 and has served in the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and Home Affairs Department. Ms. Ho holds a Bachelor's Degree in Japanese Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master's Degree in International Public Affairs from the University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Joey Cho-yi Lee was born and raised in Hong Kong. She joined the Hong Kong SAR Government as an Administrative Officer in 2009. Her interests include education and social welfare policies, especially how such policies have the potential to resolve structural poverty. She is interested in learning more about the interaction between the visible and invisible hands in a free market. She enjoys the performing arts and dancing. Ms. Lee received her bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and Law at the University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Carrie Ka-lee Lee was born and raised in Hong Kong. She is currently an Administrative Officer of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Previously, she was posted to the Transport and Housing Bureau and oversaw various major capital works projects in Hong Kong. Outside of work, she is a part of an amateur chorus, where she has sung for more than five years. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration at The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Antony Nam-fung Wan was born and raised in Hong Kong. He worked as an engineering consultant, namely Ove Arup and Partners Ltd. until 2008 when he moved to the HKSAR Government to pursue his career in civil engineering. His personal interests include soccer, hiking, and backpacking, where he completed a tour through the Middle East, Tibet, and Inner Mongolia. Mr. Wan received his Bachelor's Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.