HKU Convocation Speech 2015

<<On Governance>>

by Mr Lam Woon Kwong, GBS, JP (BSocSc 1974, MBuddStud 2007)
Convenor of the Non-Official Members of the Executive Council
行政會議非官守議員召集人   林煥光先生

Mr Lam Woon Kwong

     Date:       June 25, 2015 (Thursday)

     Time:      8 p.m.

     Venue:    KK202, 2/F, K. K. Leung Building
                      The University of Hong Kong

As the Convenor of the Non-Official Members of the Executive Council assisting the Chief Executive in policymaking, Mr Lam will address issues on how and why an effective governance of the SAR Government seems so difficult. He will also discuss why the Basic Law has made governance so much more "personal", and what may be done to make the system work.

The Speech will be conducted in English.

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Speaker's Biography:
Mr Lam graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong. He received his Master Degrees in Public Administration from the Harvard University and Buddhist Studies from the University of Hong Kong. He held a Secretary-level post in the former Hong Kong Government, and served as a Principal Official and official under the accountability system in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Equestrian Events (Hong Kong) of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad Company Limited and the Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission. Mr Lam has been involved in various public service roles including Board Member of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2000.

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