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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 4/19/2017
Career Data Updated: 4/19/2017

PHOTO: Carrie Lam (Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor)
Carrie Lam (Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor) 林郑月娥
Chief Executive, Central People's Government, Hong Kong SAR
Born: 1957
Birthplace: Hong Kong SAR


Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, female, winner of Great Bauhinia Medal in 2016, is a native of Hong Kong. She was born in Hong Kong in 1957. After she graduated from St. Francis' Canossian College (SFCC), she entered Hong Kong University to study Social Science. After she graduated from Hong Kong University, Lam joined the civil service in 1980 and has served in various bureaus and departments. She was the Chief Secretary under the Leung Chun-ying administration since 2012. In April 2017, she was elected Chief Executive-designate of Hong Kong SAR.

Career Data

2017— Chief Executive, Central People's Government Hong Kong SAR
2016 (Won Great Bauhinia Medal)
2012—2017 Chief Secretary for Administration, Central People's Government Hong Kong SAR
2007—2012 Director, Central People's Government, Development Bureau Hong Kong SAR
2006— Executive Secretary-General, Central People's Government, Civil Affairs Bureau Hong Kong SAR
2004—2006 Director, Chinese Embassy, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office United Kingdom, London
2003—2004 Executive Secretary-General, Central People's Government, House and Planning, Land Resources Affairs Bureau Hong Kong SAR
2000—2003 Director, Central People's Government, Social Welfare Department Hong Kong SAR
1996—2000 Deputy Director, Central People's Government, Treasury Bureau Hong Kong SAR

Recent Travel & Appearances

11 Jun 21 Carrie Lam said that the HKSAR government will more actively participate in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to create more opportunities young people.
27 May 21 Hong Kong starts new chapter with improved electoral system
31 Mar 21 Carrie Lam says that the implementation of the NPC's decision to improve the HKSAR's electoral system will be a top priority of the HKSAR government in 2021.
23 Mar 21 Carrie Lam says one country, two systems must be fully implemented if Hong Kong is to truly recover its strength
11 Mar 21 Carrie Lam and the governing team of the HKSAR government expressed support for the NPC's decision on improving Hong Kong electoral system
08 Mar 21 Carrie Lam said that the 'decision plus amendment' approach to improving the electoral system of the HKSAR is legal and constitutional
06 Mar 21 Han Zheng met with Chief Executive of the HKSAR Carrie Lam and Chief Executive of the Macao SAR Ho Iat Seng respectively in Beijing
25 Feb 21 Carrie Lam attends opening ceremony of the Central gov't-funded North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Center
01 Feb 21 Carrie Lam says the implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the HKSAR is the "anchor" for Hong Kong to change from chaos to order.
30 Aug 20 Carrie Lam says it is outrageous that some lawmakers continuously smeared the upcoming massive COVID-19 testing in Hong Kong and incited residents to boycott the scheme.

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