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Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee members appointed

The Government announced today (November 19) the appointment of 19 non-official members to the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee. The appointments will take effect on November 19, 2012, and end on September 30, 2014.

The committee, chaired by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Gregory So, advises 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 (ICT) development in Hong Kong.

"The new committee has a good mix of talent from the ICT industry, the business community and academia. Given their wealth of knowledge and experience, I am confident that the committee will continue to give the Government valuable advice and insights on how to strengthen our position as a leading digital city," Mr So said.

The membership of the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee is as follows:

Chairman:
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Gregory So

Non-official members:
Ms Cally Chan
Professor David Cheung
Ms Susanna Chiu
Dr Andy Chun
Mr George Fok
Ms Shirley Ha
Mr Herman Lam
Mr William Leung
Ms Agnes Li
Mr Joe Locandro
Mr Charles Mok
Ms Waltraut Ritter
Ms Susanna Shen
Dr Charleston Sin
Mr Kelly Sze
Professor Norman Tien
Mr Justin Tsang
Professor Wong Kam-fai
Mr Pindar Wong

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

Monday, November 19, 2012