Tony Tse

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The Honourable
Tony Tse Wai-chuen
BBS
謝偉銓
Member of the Legislative Council
Assumed office
12 March 2018[1]
Preceded by Yiu Chung-yim
Constituency Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape
In office
1 October 2012 – 30 September 2016
Preceded by Patrick Lau
Succeeded by Yiu Chung-yim
Constituency Architectural, Surveying and Planning
Personal details
Born (1954-10-27) 27 October 1954 (age 63)
Hong Kog
Residence North Point, Hong Kong Island
Alma mater Hong Kong Polytechnic
Occupation Surveyor

Tony Tse Wai-chuen, BBS (Chinese: 謝偉銓; born 27 October 1954) is a Hong Kong surveyor and politician. He is a member of the Legislative Council for Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape (formerly Architectural, Surveying and Planning) from 2012 to 2016 and again from 2018.

Education and career[edit]

He was born on 27 October 1954 and was graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic before he joined the Hong Kong Civil Services and worked in the offices of Crown Lands & Survey Office. After 12 years of work, Tse left the public sector as a Senior Estate Surveyor. He took various positions in the companies including the Hongkong Land Property Company Limited, Chesterton Petty Ltd., Emperor International Holdings Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited and Henderson Sunlight Asset Management Limited. he also founded the Brand Star Limited, a property development and asset management consultancy firm.

Tse was also appointed to various public positions, such as the membership of the Urban Renewal Authority, Town Planning Board, Land and Building Advisory Committee, Municipal Services Appeals Board, Disciplinary Board Panel (Land Survey Ordinance) and Disciplinary Panel of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was also the chairman of the Real Estate Services Training Board of the Vocational Training Council and chairman of the Surveyors Registration Board from 2002-2003. He was the president of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors from 2003 to 2004. From 2012 to 2014 he was the president of the Hong Kong Professional and Senior Executives Association.

Legislative Council[edit]

He was first elected to the Legislative Council in Architectural, Surveying and Planning functional constituency in 2012 by defeating incumbent Patrick Lau with a thin margin of 61 votes. Despite running under as an independent politician, Tse was a known to be a supporter of Leung Chun-ying, his fellow surveyor and Hong Kong Polytechnic alumni of whom he nominated in the 2012 Chief Executive election as a member of the Election Committee.[2] He was awarded Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in 2014.

In the 2016 Legislative Council election, he lost his seat to the pro-democrat candidate Yiu Chung-yim in a three-way contest. After Yiu was disqualified for his conduct during the oath-taking process, Tse ran in the 2018 by-election and successfully retook the seat by defeating independent democrat Paul Zimmerman with nearly 3,000 votes.

He was also appointed member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in January 2018.[3]

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Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Preceded by
Patrick Lau
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Architectural, Surveying and Planning
2012–2016
Succeeded by
Yiu Chung-yim
Preceded by
Yiu Chung-yim
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape
2018–present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Vincent Cheng
Member of the Legislative Council
Hong Kong order of precedence
Member of the Legislative Council
Succeeded by
Cupertino Gourgel
Consul-General of Angola