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