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The EOC Welcomes New Members

18/05/2017

The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) welcomes the announcement by the Government today (18 May 2017) on the appointment of six new Members to the Commission by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The newly appointed Members are: 

• Prof Cecilia CHAN Lai-wan 
• Dr Andy CHIU Man-chung 
• Mr Mohan DATWANI 
• Miss Maisy HO Chiu-ha 
• Mr Henry SHIE Wai-hung 
• Dr Rizwan ULLAH

The EOC also welcomes the re-appointment of 9 existing Members by the Chief Executive. They are: 

• Prof Susanne CHOI Yuk-ping 
• The Honourable Holden CHOW Ho-ding 
• Dr Maggie KOONG May-kay 
• Ms Elizabeth LAW 
• Dr Trisha LEAHY 
• Prof Honourable Joseph LEE Kok-long 
• Ms Juan LEUNG Chung-yan 
• Ms Shirley Marie Therese LOO 
• Miss YU Chui-yee

Prof. Alfred CHAN, Chairperson of the EOC, welcomes the newly appointed and re-appointed Members. “The new appointees represent a diverse range of backgrounds and expertise, and have extensive experience in public service. I am sure they will bring valuable insights to the EOC and add to the wealth of experience of the existing Board. The new Members, along with the re-appointed Members who have served the Commission with dedication and commitment, will guide the Commission ahead as we strive to build a pluralistic and inclusive society free of discrimination, and respond to the needs of the society.”

“We would also like to express our deep gratitude to the six outgoing Members, namely Ms Susanna CHIU Lai-kuen, Mr Amirali Bakirali NASIR, Mr Zaman Minhas QAMAR, Ms Su-mei THOMPSON, Dr Sandra TSANG Kit-man and Mr Nelson YIP Siu-hong, for their important contributions, immense efforts and valuable advice in the past years. I am sure that with their commitment to equal opportunities, they will continue to provide unfailing support to the EOC,” Prof. CHAN said.

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Equal Opportunities Commission
18 May 2017

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