Director of Audit (Hong Kong)

The role of the Director of Audit is to ensure the financial order of the Hong Kong Government and heads the Audit Commission. This role is similar to that of Auditors General or auditors in other jurisdictions. The director reports directly to the Chief Executive of Hong Kong.

List of Directors of Audit[1]Edit

The current and 24th Director of Audit is John Chu Nai-cheung, having assumed the role in December 2018.

# Name Took office Left office
Auditors General
1 Adolphus Edward Shelley 1844 1846
2 Lieut-Col William Caine 1846 1854
3 William Thomas Mercer 1854 1858
4 William Hepburn Rennie 1858 1870
5 John Gardiner Austin 1870 1879
6 William Henry Marsh, CMG 1879 1887
7 Frederick Stewart, LL.D 1887 1889
Auditors
8 Hilgrove Clement Nicolle 1890 1904
9 Hugh Richard Phelips 1904 1930
10 Percival Lorimer Collision, OBE 1930 1938
11 Arnold Pollard 1938 1948
Directors of Audit
12 Percival Henry Jennings, CBE 1948 1955
13 Frank Ernest Lovell Carter, CBE 1955 1959
14 William John Dupre Cooper, CBE 1959 1965
15 Denis George Briton, OBE 1965 1970
16 Percy Thomas Warr 1970 1975
17 Gordon Evershed Lyth, OBE 1975 1982
18 Norman Bertram Stalker, OBE 1982 1988
19 Robert Jeffrey Hutt, OBE 1988 1992
20 Brian George Jenney, OBE 1992 1995
21 Dominic Chan Yin-tat, SBS 1995 2003
22 Benjamin Tang Kwok-bun, GBS 2003 2012
23 David Sun Tak-kei, GBS 2012 2018
24 John Chu Nai-cheung, JP 2018 Incumbent

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