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, providing 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 Chairperson, 13 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:

Chairperson (ex officio)

Ms Marion CHAN Shui-yu, JP  Ms Marion CHAN Shui-yu, JP
Commissioner for Census and Statistics

Non-official Members

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
Former Managing Director & Head of Equities,
North Asia and Vice Chairman, Greater China
Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Limited

First appointed to the Board in June 2016
Mr Samuel LAU Kin-pui  Mr Samuel LAU Kin-pui
Deputy Managing Director – Integrated Logistics
Kerry Logistics Network Limited
 
First 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
 
First 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
 
First appointed to the Board in June 2018
Mr Gavin POON Ka-ming  Mr Gavin POON Ka-ming
Medical Advisor
Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Hong Kong) Limited
 
First appointed to the Board in June 2018
Mr Edward HO Man-tat  Mr Edward HO Man-tat
Head of North Asia
Merian Global Investors

Appointed to the Board in June 2020
Mr Patrick LEUNG Chin-pak  Mr Patrick LEUNG Chin-pak
Head of Facility Management (Hong Kong & Macau)
The Dairy Farm Company, Limited

Appointed to the Board in June 2020
Professor Isabella POON Wai-yin  Professor Isabella POON Wai-yin
Pro-Vice-Chancellor/Vice-President
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor
Department of Statistics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Appointed to the Board in June 2020
Professor SHEN Haipeng  Professor SHEN Haipeng
Associate Dean (Executive Education)
Patrick S C Poon Professor in Analytics and Innovation
Professor of Innovation and Information Management
Faculty of Business and Economics
The University of Hong Kong

Appointed to the Board in June 2020
Mr Stan TANG Yiu-sing  Mr Stan TANG Yiu-sing
Chairman
Stan Group (Holdings) Limited

Appointed to the Board in June 2020
Mr Ivan TING Tien-li  Mr Ivan TING Tien-li
Director
Kader Industrial Company Limited

Appointed to the Board in June 2020
Mr Daniel WONG Wai-hung  Mr Daniel WONG Wai-hung
Director & Head of Research and Analytics
Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited

Appointed to the Board in June 2020

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 (General)
Census and Statistics Department