Samson Tam Wai-ho
Samson Tam during the 2008 elections
|Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong|
1 October 2008 – 30 September 2012
|Preceded by||Sin Chung-kai|
|Succeeded by||Charles Mok|
26 February 1964 |
|Alma mater||Chinese University of Hong Kong (B.Sc.)
Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Ph.D.)
Samson Tam Wai-ho, JP (Chinese: 譚偉豪) (born 26 February 1964 in Hong Kong) was an elected member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong (Functional constituency, Information Technology) from 2008 to 2012. He is the chairman and one of the founders of Group Sense (International) Limited, the manufacturer of "Instant-Dict" (Chinese: 快譯通) Chinese-English electronic dictionary. He graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong with a BSc degree. Afterwards he was awarded a PhD degree by Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received “The Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong” in 1992 and was named one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” in 1997. He is also the president of Kitchee SC.
In the run-up to the 23 June 2010 Legco vote on the Hong Kong government's 2009 reform package, he offered his support if it included the Democratic Party's compromise proposal to have the five new district council functional constituency seats returned by popular election.
|Legislative Council of Hong Kong|
Sin Chung Kai
|Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Information Technology