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Biography Revised: 6/14/2005
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Francis Tam Pak Yuen
Francis Tam Pak Yuen 张国华
Secretary of Economy and Finance of the Macao Special Administrative Region
Born: 1949
Birthplace: Macao SAR


Francis Tam Pak Yuen, male, is a native of Macao. He was born in 1949, completed his primary and secondary education in Macao and Hong Kong, and obtained a Higher
National Diploma in Business Administration in England. Mr. Tam continued his studies at the University of East Asia and received a diploma in Chinese Law and a Master's Degree in Business Administration.

Mr. Tam began his business career in 1970. He had experience in garment manufacturing, logistics, trading and real estate investment. Mr. Tam was a member of the 9th and 10th CPPCC, a member of the Preparatory Committee of the Macao Special Administrative Region, president of the Macao Shippers' Association, and vice-president of the Macao Manufacturers' Association. He was also a board member of the Macao Chamber of Commerce, the China Overseas Friendship Association, and the China Society for Promotion of the Guangcai Program. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. Mr. Tam was reappointed as Secretary of Economy and Finance in 2004.

Mr. Tam is a member of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the National Club of Toronto, Canada, the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents Club, and the Hong Kong Club.

Career Data

2004— Secretary of Economy and Finance, Central People's Government Macao SAR
2003— Member, 10th CPPCC, National Committee
1998—2003 Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee
1996—1997 Director, Macao SAR Preparatory Committee, Government Delegation, Macao Hand-Over Ceremony (Coordination Office)
1994—1996 Deputy Secretary for Constitutional Affairs, Central People's Government Macao SAR (Sino-British Joint Liaison Group)
1991—1994 Director, Chinese Embassy, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office Hong Kong SAR
1989—1991 Administrative Assistant to Chief Secretary, Central People's Government Macao SAR
1987—1989 Principal Assistant Economic Secretary, Aviation, Airport and Tourism Policy Department Macao SAR
1983 Graduate, University of London United Kingdom, London (Bachelor of Law)
1978 Graduate, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR

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