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Appointments to Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development

The Government announced today (June 26) that the Chief Executive has re-appointed 35 non-official members and four ex-officio members to the Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development (the Council) for a term of two years with effect from July 1, 2020.

The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, said, "Since its establishment in 2018, members of the Council are among my most trusted advisers on matters relating to Hong Kong's strategic positioning and future direction of economic development. With their strong business network and unwavering commitment to Hong Kong, I look forward to their valuable contributions in the new term particularly in the Government's efforts to re-launch Hong Kong's economy."

The membership of the Council is as follows:

Chairman
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Chief Executive

Non-official Members
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Professor John Chai Yat-chiu
Mr Bernard Charnwut Chan
Professor Daniel Cheng Man-chung
Mr Edward Cheng Wai-sun
Dr Jonathan Choi Koon-shum
Mr Henry Fan Hung-ling
Dr Fu Yuning
Dr Victor Fung Kwok-king
Mr Stuart Thomson Gulliver
Mr Benjamin Hung Pi-cheng
Mr Jimmy Lai Chi-ming
Mr Lau Ming-wai
Dr Donald Li Kwok-tung
Mr Brian David Li Man-bun
Mr Victor Li Tzar-kuoi
Professor Frederick Ma Si-hang
Professor Mak Tak-wah
Mr Joseph Luc Ngai
Mr Anthony John Liddell Nightingale
Mr Neil Shen Nanpeng
Dr Harry Shum
Mr John Robert Slosar
Mr Jack So Chak-kwong
Ms Winnie Tam Wan-chi, SC
Mr Henry Tang Ying-yen
Professor Tsui Lap-chee
Mr Andrew Tung Lieh-cheung
Mr Wong Siu-kong
Dr Wong Yau-kar
Mr Peter Woo Kwong-ching
Professor Anthony Wu Ting-yuk
Ms Marjorie Yang Mun-tak
Professor Eric Yim Chi-ming
Dr Allan Zeman
Mr John Zhao

Ex-officio Members
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Chief Secretary for Administration
Financial Secretary
Secretary for Justice
Director, Chief Executive's Office 

The Council is a high-level body to advise the Chief Executive on Hong Kong's future development and strategies for driving innovation. It gives advice on Hong Kong's strategic positioning in the global and regional contexts and directions of economic development with an aim of enhancing Hong Kong's competitiveness and growth potential, provides guidance on evidence-based research and studies on related issues with a view to enhancing policy formulation to meet changing development needs, and advises on stakeholder engagement and public participation in the policy formulation and consensus building process.



Ends/Friday, June 26, 2020