Joseph Wong

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The Honourable
Joseph Wong Wing-ping
GBS, JP
王永平
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Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology
In office
24 January 2006 – 30 June 2007
Preceded by John Tsang
Secretary for the Civil Service
In office
1 August 2000 – 24 January 2006
Preceded by Lam Woon-kwong
Succeeded by Denise Yue
Personal details
Born 1948 (age 65–66)
Flag of Hong Kong (1959-1997).svg Hong Kong
Alma mater University of Hong Kong
Occupation Professor at the City University of Hong Kong

Joseph Wong Wing-ping GBS JP (Chinese: 王永平; pinyin: Wáng Yǒngpíng, born 1948) was the Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology and the Secretary for the Civil Service in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

Wong completed his secondary school education at Wah Yan College, Hong Kong, a very eminent all male Roman Catholic Jesuit school in Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1969. He also attended a one-year post-graduate course at the University of Oxford in 1974 and an eight-week Executive Program at Stanford University in 1989.

Wong is a career civil servant and was previously Hong Kong's permanent representative to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). He has also been a professor at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asia Times. "Asia Times." Hong Kong deputies disappoint . Retrieved on 2008-06-21.
Political offices
Preceded by
Leung Man-kin
Secretary for Education and Manpower
1995 – 2000
Succeeded by
Fanny Law
Preceded by
Lam Woon-kwong
Secretary for the Civil Service
2000 – 2006
Succeeded by
Denise Yue
Preceded by
John Tsang
Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology
2006 – 2007
Succeeded by
Frederick Ma
as Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Wong Kin-pan
District Council Chairmen
Hong Kong order of precedence
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star
Succeeded by
John Estmond Strickland
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star