Miss Eliza Lee
Miss Lee joined the Administrative Service in August 1988 and rose to the rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 in April 2019. She has served in a diverse range of bureaux and departments, including the former Royal Hong Kong Police Force, the former Chief Secretary’s Office, the Correctional Services Department, the former Recreation and Culture Branch, the former Transport Branch, the former Trade Department, the Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office, the former Health, Welfare and Food Bureau and the Labour and Welfare Bureau. She was Director-General of Telecommunications from May 2010 to March 2012 and Director-General of Communications from April 2012 to August 2017, and served as Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Creative Industries) from August 2017.
On 12 June 2018, Miss Lee assumed the post of Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), which has been re-titled as Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development since 1 July 2022 upon the re-organisation of the government structure. Her responsibilities include formulating and implementing various policies related to commerce and industry (including external commercial relations and inward investment promotion), SME support, promotion of Hong Kong’s participation in the Belt and Road Initiative, telecommunications, broadcasting, intellectual property protection, consumer protection, competition, film censorship, control of obscene and indecent articles, convention and exhibition, postal services, trade facilitation and wine business, as well as work related to the United Nations Security Council Sanctions.