Elizabeth Wong (author)
- This page is about the novelist and former politician. For the Malaysian politician and human rights activist, please see Elizabeth Wong (politician).
Elizabeth Wong (née Chien)
CBE, ISO, JP
|Member of the Legislative Council|
17 September 1995 – 30 June 1997
|Constituency||Public, Social and Personal Services|
|Secretary of the Hygiene and Welfare Bureau|
|Preceded by||Chow Tak-hei|
|Succeeded by||Fok Law Siu-ching|
|Director of the Social Welfare Department|
|Preceded by||Anson Chan|
|Succeeded by||Michael David Cartland|
|Born||1937 (age 76–77)
Shanghai, Republic of China
|Alma mater||University of Hong Kong (B.A. in Eng Lit)|
|Occupation||Retired official, former teacher at St. Paul's Co-educational College|
Elizabeth "Libby" Wong Chien Chi-lien, CBE, ISO, JP (Traditional Chinese: 黃錢其濂) is a former civil servant and politician from Hong Kong, born in Shanghai, China. Wong holds New Zealand citizenship, and is currently residing in Sydney, Australia. She is now a popular fiction writer. Her novels in English and Chinese are Rainbow City and its sequel Flower Mountain.
Wong served in the Hong Kong Government as the Director of Social Welfare from March 1987 to February 1990, and Secretary for Health and Welfare from February 1990 to 1994. She was a member of the Legislative Council from 1995 to 1997. In 1997, she quit politics to write.
- "The many talents of ‘Libby’ Wong". Civil Service Newsletter Issue 66. Civil Service Bureau. 2006. Retrieved 2009-02-21.
|Legislative Council of Hong Kong|
|New seat||Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Public, Social and Personal Services constituency
|Replaced by Provisional Legislative Council|