Mr Tam, 52, was appointed Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs in September 2011. He assumed the post of Director of the Chief Executive's Office in August 2009. He became a Politically Appointed Official when he assumed the post of Under Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs in June 2008. Mr Tam joined the Administrative Service in September 1987. He rose to the rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade B in 2007. Mr Tam has served in various policy bureaux and departments, including the Home Affairs Bureau, the Central Policy Unit, the former Constitutional Affairs Bureau, the Financial Secretary's Office, the Chief Executive's Office, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Geneva, and the former Recreation and Culture Branch.
Last review date: October 2016