To ensure that the needs of various sectors of the community can be suitably taken into account in the development of government statistical activities, a Statistics Advisory Board was established by the government in 1972.  The Statistics Advisory Board is a non-statutory advisory body which advises the Commissioner for Census and Statistics on matters pertaining to government statistical work.  Its membership consists of established professionals of the business sector, the academia and the community, which provides for a wide representation to assist the Commissioner in integrating views of data users, data suppliers and statisticians.

Terms of Reference

To advise the Commissioner for Census and Statistics on all statistical matters referred to the Board by the Commissioner.

Composition

The Board is a non-statutory advisory body, comprising a Chairman, 11 non-official members and 3 official members.  The term of the Board members is two years.

The current membership of the Board is as follows:

Chairman (ex officio)

Mr Leslie TANG Wai-kong, JP  Mr Leslie TANG Wai-kong, JP
Commissioner for Census and Statistics

Non-official Members

Ms Christina LAW Sau-mui  Ms Christina LAW Sau-mui
Chief Executive, North East Asia
Intertek Testing Services Hong Kong Limited 

First appointed to the Board in June 2012
Mr Anthony LEUNG Ming-tim  Mr Anthony LEUNG Ming-tim
Managing Director, Hong Kong and Macau 
Federal Express (HK) Limited 

First appointed to the Board in June 2012
Mr Patrick TING Siu-yin  Mr Patrick TING Siu-yin
Director
Advance Pharmaceutical Company Limited

First appointed to the Board in June 2012
Mr Jason WONG Chun-tat  Mr Jason WONG Chun-tat
Director and General Manager
Hong Thai Travel Services Limited

First appointed to the Board in June 2012
Ms Clara LAU Wai-ping  Ms Clara LAU Wai-ping
Group Credit Officer
Credit Strategy and Standards, Corporate Finance, Asia Pacific
Moody’s Investors Service Hong Kong Limited

First appointed to the Board in June 2014
Professor LEUNG Siu-fai  Professor LEUNG Siu-fai
Head
Department of Economics
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

First appointed to the Board in June 2014
Professor TSUI Kwok-leung  Professor TSUI Kwok-leung
Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
City University of Hong Kong

First appointed to the Board in June 2014
Mr Augustine WONG Ho-ming, JP  Mr Augustine WONG Ho-ming, JP
Executive Director
Henderson Land Development Company Limited

First appointed to the Board in June 2014
Ms Karen Chan Ka-yin, JP  Ms Karen CHAN Ka-yin, JP
Executive Director
German Pool Group Company Limited

Appointed to the Board in June 2016
Mrs Cheung Ang Siew-mei, JP  Mrs CHEUNG ANG Siew-mei, JP
Executive Director
Christian Action

Appointed to the Board in June 2016
Ms Nicole Yuen Shuk-kam  Ms Nicole YUEN Shuk-kam
Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Greater China
Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Limited

Appointed to the Board in June 2016

Official Members

Director of Planning (or representative)

Government Economist (or representative)

Representative from the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau

Secretary (ex officio)

Senior Statistician (Statistical Information Services)
Census and Statistics Department