Mr Joshua Law Chi-kong, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Civil Service

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Mr Joshua Law Chi-kongMr Law joined the Administrative Service in 1980. He served in a number of bureaux and departments during his civil service career, including the former Urban Services Department, the former Office of the Unofficial Members of the Executive and Legislative Councils, the former City and New Territories Administration, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York, the former Lands and Works Branch and the former Constitutional Affairs Branch. He became Principal Assistant Secretary for the Civil Service in 1994 and Deputy Secretary for Education and Manpower in 1996.

After reunification, Mr Law became Private Secretary to the Chief Executive. He was appointed Director-General of Trade (later renamed Director-General of Trade and Industry) in 1999, Permanent Representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva in 2002, Permanent Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works (Transport) in 2004, Permanent Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs in 2007, and Permanent Secretary for Security in 2012. On 1 July 2017, Mr Law was appointed Secretary for the Civil Service.

Last review date:July 2017