Mr John Lee Ka-chiu, SBS, PDSM, PMSM, JP, Secretary for Security

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Mr John Lee Ka-chiuMr Lee joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1977 as a probationary inspector and was promoted to the post of Deputy Commissioner in 2010.

During his 33 years of service in the Police, Mr Lee had held a variety of posts responsible for operational duties, CID, Complaints Against Police, Service Quality, Personnel, Training, Information Systems, Finance, Policies Formulation, Planning and Development.  He had been the Commander of Kowloon West Region, Assistant Commissioner (Crime) and Director of Crime and Security.  Mr Lee had rich experience in criminal investigation, crisis management and security matters.  Before he left the Police, he held the office of Deputy Commissioner (Management), responsible for the development and running of management systems of the whole Police Force.

He took up the office of Under Secretary for Security on 1 October 2012 and assisted the Secretary for Security in formulation of policies, management of resources, and engagement with the media, the legislature and different sectors of the community in respect of security matters.  He became Secretary for Security on 1 July 2017.

Mr Lee holds a Master Degree in Public Policy and Administration.  He was awarded the Hong Kong Police Service Medal for Distinguished Service and Silver Bauhinia Star in recognition of his exemplary contribution.

Last review date:July 2017