Deputy Privacy Commissioner,
Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD)
Mr Tony LAM, currently the Deputy Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong SAR, has a strong public sector background. He served in the civil service for about two decades straddling 1997, after which he joined a public organization on technology development as a C-level executive. Prior to becoming the Deputy Privacy Commissioner, Mr Lam was a Senior Advisor to a private sector firm specialising in public policy consultancy. Over the years, Mr Lam has involved in public policy formulation and implementation in a very wide range of areas. His portfolio covered mostly trade, industry, innovation and technology. Besides, he once served as the cabinet secretary for two Chief Executives of the HKSAR Government and he also played a part in implementing Hong Kong-Mainland cross-boundary mega-size transport projects. His international exposure included stationing in Washington, D.C. of the United States as a government representative on economic and trade affairs straddling 1997 and post-graduate training in public administration in the Oxford University.