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The D21SAC has been established on 1 October 2004 to replace the Information Infrastructure Advisory Committee as the highest-level government advisory body on information technology matters. It will advise the Government on the goals and objectives, areas requiring further actions, desired outcomes, and strategies and programmes facilitating the delivery of the desired outcomes under the Digital 21 Strategy, the blueprint for information and communications technology development in Hong Kong.

Membership List (from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017)

Chairman:

  • Secretary for Innovation and Technology

Non-official Members:

  • Ms. Cally Chan
  • Dr. Andy Chun
  • Dr. George Fok
  • Mr. William Leung, S.B.S., B.B.S., J.P.
  • Ms. Agnes Nardi
  • Hon. Charles Mok, J.P.
  • Ms. Waltraut Ritter
  • Ir. Susanna Shen
  • Dr. Charleston Sin
  • Mr. Kelly Sze
  • Prof. Norman Tien
  • Mr. Justin Tsang

Ex-officio Members:

  • Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology
  • Government Chief Information Officer (or his representative)
  • Commissioner for Innovation and Technology (or his representative)
  • Director-General of Communications (or his representative)

Secretary:

  • Administrative Officer (Policy and Support), Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

Meetings

Membership List (from 19 November 2012 to 31 March 2016)

Chairman:

  • Secretary for Innovation and Technology

Non-official Members:

  • Ms. Cally Chan
  • Prof. David Cheung, M.H.
  • Ms. Susanna Chiu, M.H.6
  • Dr. Andy Chun
  • Dr. George Fok
  • Ms. Shirley Ha
  • Mr. Herman Lam
  • Mr. William Leung, B.B.S., J.P.
  • Ms. Agnes Nardi
  • Mr. Joe Locandro
  • Hon. Charles Mok, J.P.
  • Ms. Waltraut Ritter
  • Ms. Susanna Shen
  • Dr. Charleston Sin
  • Mr. Kelly Sze
  • Prof. Norman Tien
  • Mr. Justin Tsang
  • Prof. Wong Kam-fai, M.H.
  • Mr. Pindar Wong7

Ex-officio Members:

  • Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology
  • Government Chief Information Officer (or his representative)
  • Commissioner for Innovation and Technology (or his representative)
  • Director-General of Communications (or his representative)

Secretary:

  • Administrative Officer (Strategy Development), Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

Meetings

Membership List (from 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2012)

Chairman:

  • Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development

Non-official Members:
(Appointed by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development)

  • Prof. David CHEUNG
    Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. John CHIU, J.P.
    Honorary Chairman and Treasurer, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association
  • Ms. Susanna CHIU
    Government Relationship Development Director, Information Systems Audit and Controls Association - ISACA (China Hong Kong Chapter)
  • Ms. Christine FANG, B.B.S., J.P.
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Council of Social Service
  • Mr. George FOK
    Managing Director, PCCW Solutions
  • Ms. Shirley HA
    Director, Digital Hong Kong.com
  • Mr. Herman LAM
    Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
  • Prof. Nancy LAW
    Associate Dean (Development), Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong
    Director, Centre for Information Technology in Education, The University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. William LEUNG, B.B.S., J.P.
    Chief Executive Officer, Sun Hung Kai Financial Limited
  • Mr. Joe LOCANDRO
    Director, Information Technology, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
  • Dr. Elizabeth QUAT, J.P.
    Co-founder and Past President, Internet Professional Association
  • Ms. Waltraut RITTER
    Director, Knowledge Network, Asia Pacific Intellectual Capital Centre
  • Ms. Susanna SHEN
    Head of Information Technology, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited
  • Dr. Charleston SIN
    Managing Director & Chief of Staff, Greater China, Cisco Systems
  • Dr. Hon. Samson TAM, J.P.
    Member of Legislative Council (IT Functional Constituency)
  • Mr. Justin TSANG
    Chief Executive Officer, MyClick Media Limited
  • Prof. WONG Kam Fai, M.H.
    President, Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council
  • Mr. Pindar WONG
    Chairman, VeriFi (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Mr. Peter YEUNG
    General Manager, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited

Ex-officio Members:

  • Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology)
  • Commissioner for Innovation and Technology or his representative
  • Director-General of Communications or his representative
  • Government Chief Information Officer or his representative

Secretary:

  • Administrative Officer (E-government Service Delivery Division), Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

Meetings

Membership List (from 1 October 2008 to 30 September 2010)

Chairman:

  • Mrs. LAU NG Wai Lan, Rita, J.P.
    Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development

Non-official Members:
(Appointed by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development)

  • Prof. David CHEUNG
    Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. John CHIU, J.P.
    Honorary Chairman and Treasurer, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association
  • Ms. Christine FANG, B.B.S., J.P.
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Council of Social Service
  • Dr. Chih-lin I
    Former Vice President and Group Director, Communications Technologies Group, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited
  • Mr. Herman LAM
    Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
  • Mr. Sunny LEE
    Honorary Advisor, Hong Kong Computer Society
  • Ms. Anna LIN
    Chief Executive, GS1 Hong Kong
  • Mr. Joe LOCANDRO
    Director, Group Information Technology, CLP Holdings Limited
  • Prof. Helen MENG
    Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Engineering, Professor and Director, Human-Computer Communications Laboratory, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. Charles MOK
    Chairman, Internet Society Hong Kong
  • Mr. Daniel NG4
    Ex-officio Member, Hong Kong Information Technology Federation
  • Mr. Edward NICOL
    Director Information Management, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
  • Dr. Elizabeth QUAT
    Co-founder and Immediate Past President, Internet Professional Association
  • Prof. Vincent SHEN
    Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Mr. Eli SINYAK5
    Chief Technology & Services Officer, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • Dr. Hon. Samson TAM, J.P.
    Member of Legislative Council (IT Functional Constituency)
  • Dr. Winnie TANG, J.P.
    Chief Executive Officer, ESRI China (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Prof. WONG Kam Fai
    President, Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council
  • Mr. Peter YEUNG
    General Manager, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited

Ex-officio Members:

  • Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology)
  • Commissioner for Innovation and Technology or his representative
  • Director-General of Telecommunications or his representative
  • Government Chief Information Officer or his representative

Secretary:

  • Senior Administrative Officer (E-government Service Delivery Division), Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

Meetings

Membership List (from 1 October 2006 to 30 September 2008)

Chairman:

  • Mrs. LAU NG Wai Lan, Rita, J.P.
    Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development

Non-official Members:
(Appointed by the then Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology)

  • Ms. Christina CHENG
    Cluster General Manager (Finance), Kowloon Central Cluster and General Manager (Finance), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hospital Authority
  • Mr. John CHIU
    Chairman, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association
  • Mr. Paul CHOW, S.B.S., J.P.
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Ms. Cordelia CHUNG
    Vice President, Financial Services Sector, IBM Asia Pacific
  • Ms. Christine FANG, J.P.
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Council of Social Service
  • Mr. Alexander HUANG
    Regional Director, Greater China Region, Microsoft Corporation
  • Dr. Chih-lin I
    Vice President and Group Director, Communications Technologies Group, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited
  • Mr. Sunny LEE
    President, Hong Kong Computer Society
  • Ms. Anna LIN
    Chief Executive, GS1 Hong Kong
  • Prof. Helen MENG
    Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Engineering, Professor and Director, Human-Computer Communications Laboratory, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. Charles MOK
    Chairman, Internet Society Hong Kong
  • Prof. James MOY3
    Dean, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. NG Cheung-shing
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Computer and Technologies Holdings Limited
  • Mr. Hubert NG
    Director, ConvenientPower HK Limited
  • Dr. Elizabeth QUAT
    Co-founder and Immediate Past President, Internet Professional Association
  • Prof. Vincent SHEN
    Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • The Honourable SIN Chung-kai, J.P.
    Member of Legislative Council (IT Functional Constituency)
  • Dr. Samson TAM, J.P.
    Chairman, Group Sense (International) Limited
  • Dr. Winnie TANG
    Chief Executive Officer, ESRI China (Hong Kong) Limited

Ex-officio Members:

  • Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology)
  • Commissioner for Innovation and Technology or his representative
  • Director-General of Telecommunications or his representative
  • Government Chief Information Officer or his representative

Secretary:

  • Senior Administrative Officer (A)1, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

Membership List (from 1 October 2004 to 30 September 2006)

Chairman:

  • Mr. Joseph W P WONG, G.B.S., J.P.
    Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology

Non-official Members:
(Appointed by the then Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology)

  • Mr. Steve BEASON2
    Executive Director, Information Technology, Hong Kong Jockey Club
  • Prof. Samuel CHANSON1
    Professor, Department of Computer Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Mr. Paul CHOW, S.B.S., J.P.
    Chief Executive and Executive Director, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Ms. Cordelia CHUNG
    Vice President, Business Partners, IBM Asia Pacific Service Corporation
  • Mr. Duncan LAU
    Chairman and Managing Director, CyberM International (Holdings) Limited
  • Mr. Sunny LEE
    President, Hong Kong Computer Society
  • Ms. Anna LIN
    Chief Executive, GS1 Hong Kong
  • Ms. Mary MA
    Executive Director, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Lenovo Group Limited
  • Mr. Mike McCABE
    Regional Director, Market Research & Development, Electronic Arts
  • Prof. Helen MENG
    Professor and Director, Human-Computer Communications Laboratory, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. Charles MOK
    Director, Computancy Limited
  • Mr. NG Cheung-shing
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Computer and Technologies Holdings Limited
  • Mr. Hubert NG
    Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong CSL Limited
  • The Honourable SIN Chung-kai, J.P.
    Member of Legislative Council (IT Functional Constituency)
  • Mr. Samson TAM
    Chairman, Group Sense (International) Limited
  • Dr. Winnie TANG
    Chief Executive Officer, ESRI China (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Mr. Daniel YU
    President, Sun Microsystems Greater China
  • Mr. Norman YUEN, J.P.
    Deputy Managing Director, Citic Pacific Limited

Ex-officio Members:

  • Permanent Secretary for Commerce, Industry & Technology (Communications & Technology)
  • Commissioner for Innovation and Technology or his representative
  • Director-General of Telecommunications or his representative
  • Government Chief Information Officer or his representative

Secretary:

  • Senior Administrative Officer (A)1, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

Note:

  1. The late Prof. Samuel Chanson passed away in August 2005 (he resigned during his term of office and his appointment expired on 2 June 2005).
  2. Mr. Steve Beason has resigned during his term of office due to departure from Hong Kong (his appointment expired on 13 July 2005).
  3. Prof. James Moy has resigned during his term of office due to departure from Hong Kong (his appointment expired on 25 June 2008).
  4. Mr. Daniel Ng resigned during his term of office on 16 February 2011 due to personal reason.
  5. Mr. Eli Sinyak resigned during his term of office on 1 March 2011 due to personal reason.
  6. Ms. Susanna Chiu resigned during her term of office on 29 June 2015 due to personal reason.
  7. Membership from 19 November 2012 to 30 September 2015.