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 professionals from 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 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
School of Data Science
City University of Hong Kong
 
Director
Centre for System Informatics Engineering
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
Mrs Cheung Ang Siew-mei, JP  Mrs CHEUNG ANG Siew-mei, JP
Executive Director
Christian Action

First 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

First appointed to the Board in June 2016
Mr Victor CHAN Kok-wai  Mr Victor CHAN Kok-wai
General Manager
The Kowloon Hotel
 
General Manager
Hullett House
 
Appointed to the Board in June 2018
Mr Samuel LAU Kin-pui  Mr Samuel LAU Kin-pui
Deputy Managing Director – Integrated Logistics
Kerry Logistics (Hong Kong) Limited
 
Appointed to the Board in June 2018
Ms Michelle LEUNG Oi-pui  Ms Michelle LEUNG Oi-pui
Senior Vice President
Fung Omni Services (Hong Kong) Limited
 
Appointed to the Board in June 2018
 Dr Vivian LOU Wei-qun  Dr Vivian LOU Wei-qun
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
The University of Hong Kong
 
Director
Sau Po Centre on Ageing
The University of Hong Kong
 
Appointed to the Board in June 2018
Mr Gavin POON Ka-ming  Mr Gavin POON Ka-ming
Medical Advisor
Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Hong Kong) Limited
 
Appointed to the Board in June 2018

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