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Chief Executive appoints Harbourfront Commission members

The Government announced today (June 25) the Chief Executive's appointment of 26 members to serve on the Harbourfront Commission (HC) for a two-year term commencing on July 1, 2021.

Members who are reappointed include eight public officers, 12 organisation members and four individual members (Mr Mac Chan Ho-ting, Mr Karl Kwok Chi-leung, Ms Angela So Wing-kwan and Mr Tony Tse Wai-chuen). Mr Ivan Ho Man-yiu and Professor Becky Loo Pui-ying, who have been serving on the HC in the capacity of organisation representatives, are appointed as individual members.

Welcoming the appointments and re-appointments, the Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, said, "I am confident that the members appointed, with their wealth of experience and expertise, will provide professional knowledge and valuable advice to the Commission. The Government will continue to work with the HC closely in achieving the shared vision of building an even more attractive, vibrant, accessible and sustainable harbourfront."

Mr Wong added, "I would also like to express my gratitude to the two outgoing members, Mr Hans Joachim Isler and Ms Vivian Lee Ying-shih, for their dedication and contribution in the past six years."

Established in July 2010, the HC advises the Government on harbourfront planning, design, management and other related matters with the objective of fostering and facilitating the development of Victoria Harbour's harbourfront.

Following is the membership of the HC commencing July 1, 2021 (including some serving members whose term of service straddles July 1):

Chairperson
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Mr Vincent Ng Wing-shun

Vice-Chairperson
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Secretary for Development

Non-official Members (Organisations)
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Business Environment Council Limited
Friends of the Earth (HK) Charity Limited
Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design
Society for Protection of the Harbour
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
The Conservancy Association
The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
The Hong Kong Institute of Planners
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong

Non-official Members (Individuals)
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Mr Mac Chan Ho-ting
Ms Kelly Chan Yuen-sau
Mr Ivan Ho Man-yiu
Mr Karl Kwok Chi-leung
Ms Janice Lai Wai-man
Ms Christina Maisenne Lee
Mr Alan Lo Yeung-kit
Professor Becky Loo Pui-ying
Mr Ngan Man-yu
Ms Angela So Wing-kwan
Mr Tony Tse Wai-chuen
 
Official Members
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Permanent Secretary for Development (Planning and Lands) or his/her representative
Commissioner for Tourism or his/her representative
Commissioner for Transport or his/her representative
Director of Civil Engineering and Development or his/her representative
Director of Leisure and Cultural Services or his/her representative
Director of Marine or his/her representative
Director of Planning or his/her representative

Secretary
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Principal Assistant Secretary for Development (Harbour) 
 
Ends/Friday, June 25, 2021
Issued at HKT 14:00

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