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Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury

The Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Chinese: 財經事務及庫務局局長), head of Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Government, is responsible for the monitoring of financial services sector and maintaining the assets of the government.

Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region

Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
財經事務及庫務局局長
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Incumbent
James Lau

since 1 July 2017
Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerCentral People's Government
nomination by Chief Executive
Inaugural holderRafael Hui
Secretary for Financial Services
Frederick Ma
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Formation1 July 1997
1 July 2002
WebsiteFSTB
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Traditional Chinese財經事務及庫務局局長

The position was created on July 1, 2002, when the Principal Officials Accountability System was introduced, by merging the previous positions of Secretary for the Treasury and Secretary for Financial Services.

Contents

List of office holdersEdit

Political party:   Nonpartisan

Deputy Financial Secretaries, 1945–1989Edit

Portrait Name Term of office Governor Ref
1   Arthur Grenfell Clarke
岐樂嘉
1945 1951 Sir Mark Aitchison Young
(1946–1947)
Sir Alexander Grantham
(1947–1957)
2   John James Cowperthwaite
郭伯偉
1952 17 January 1960 [1]
Sir Robert Brown Black
(1958–1964)
3   Michael Denys Arthur Clinton
18 January 1960 5 January 1969 [1][2]
Sir David Trench
(1964–1971)
4   Charles Philip Haddon-Cave
夏鼎基
6 January 1969 1971 [2]
5   David Jeaffreson
謝法新
1972 1976 Sir Murray MacLehose
(1971–1982)
6   Henry Ching
程慶禮
1976 1984
Sir Edward Youde
(1982–1986)
7   Selwyn Eugene Alleyne
程尚文
1984 15 March 1987 [3]
Sir David Wilson
(1987–1992)
8   John Francis Yaxley
易誠禮
16 March 1987 1989 [3]
9   Hamish Macleod
麥高樂
1 March 1989 31 March 1989

Secretaries for Treasury, 1989–1997Edit

Portrait Name Term of office Governor Ref
1   Hamish Macleod
麥高樂
1 April 1989 1 April 1991 Sir David Wilson
(1987–1992)
2   Yeung Kai-yin
楊啟彥
2 May 1991 6 May 1993
Chris Patten
(1992–1997)
3   Donald Tsang
曾蔭權
7 May 1993 31 March 1995
4   Kwong Ki-chi
鄺其志
1 April 1995 30 June 1997

Secretaries for Treasury, 1997–2002Edit

Portrait Name Term of office Duration Chief Executive Term Ref
1   Kwong Ki-chi
鄺其志
1 July 1997 31 March 1998 273 days Tung Chee-hwa
(1997–2005)
1
2   Denise Yue Chung-yee
俞宗怡
1 April 1998 30 June 2002 4 years, 90 days

Secretaries for Financial Services and the Treasury, 2002–presentEdit

Portrait Name Term of office Duration Chief Executive Term Ref
1   Frederick Ma Si-hang
馬時亨
1 July 2002 30 June 2007 4 years, 364 days Tung Chee-hwa
(1997–2005)
2
Donald Tsang
(2005–2012)
2
2   KC Chan
陳家強
1 July 2007 30 June 2017 10 years, 0 days 3
Leung Chun-ying
(2012–2017)
4
3   James Henry Lau
劉怡翔
1 July 2017 Incumbent 2 years, 13 days Carrie Lam
(2017–present)
5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "No. 93 of 1960". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 102: 113. 10 January 1960.
  2. ^ a b "G.N. 37 of 1969". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 111: 46. 10 January 1969.
  3. ^ a b "G.N. 868 of 1987". Hong Kong Government Gazette. 129: 1278, 1323. 20 March 1987.

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