Carrie Lam (politician)

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The Honourable
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor
GBS, JP
林鄭月娥
林鄭月娥.jpg
Chief Secretary for Administration
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 July 2012
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying
Preceded by Stephen Lam
Secretary for Development
In office
1 July 2007 – 30 June 2012
Permanent Secretary Thomas Chow & C.S. Wai
Political Assistant Raymond Cheung
Preceded by Sarah Liao (as Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works)
Michael Suen (as Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands)
Succeeded by Mak Chai-kwong
Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs
In office
8 March 2006 – 30 June 2007
Preceded by Shelley Lee 李麗娟
Succeeded by Carrie Yau 尤曾家麗
Personal details
Born (1957-02-16) 16 February 1957 (age 57)
British Hong Kong
Religion Roman Catholicism
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor
Simplified Chinese 林郑月娥
Traditional Chinese 林鄭月娥

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, also known as Carrie Lam, GBS, JP (born 16 February 1958 Hong Kong) is a civil servant-turned politician from Hong Kong, currently the Chief Secretary for Administration of Hong Kong Government. She joined the Administrative Service in 1980,[1] and was selected as the Secretary for Development of Hong Kong Government before she was chosen as the Chief Secretary for Administration by the new Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.

Lam has served in various bureaux and departments, including as Director of Social Welfare Department (2000–2003), Permanent Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands (Planning and Lands) (2003–2004), Director-General of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London (2004–2006), and Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs (2006–2007).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's biodata, HK Government directory
Political offices
Preceded by
Sarah Liao
as Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works
Secretary for Development
2007–2012
Succeeded by
Mak Chai-kwong
Preceded by
Michael Suen
as Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands
Preceded by
Stephen Lam
Chief Secretary for Administration
2012–present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Previous:
Donald Tsang
Former Chief Executives
Hong Kong order of precedence
Chief Secretary for Administration
Succeeded by
John Tsang
Financial Secretary