Carrie Lam

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Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor

4th Chief Executive of Hong Kong
In office
1 July 2017 – 1 July 2022
PresidentXi Jinping
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byLeung Chun-ying
Succeeded byJohn Lee
Chief Secretary for Administration
In office
1 July 2012 – 16 January 2017
Chief ExecutiveLeung Chun-ying
Preceded byStephen Lam
Succeeded byMatthew Cheung
Secretary for Development
In office
1 July 2007 – 30 June 2012
Chief ExecutiveDonald Tsang
Preceded bySarah Liao (Secretary for Environment, Transport & Works)
Michael Suen (Secretary for Housing, Planning & Lands)
Succeeded byMak Chai-kwong
Personal details
Cheng Yuet-ngor

(1957-05-13) 13 May 1957 (age 66)
Wan Chai, British Hong Kong
NationalityChinese (since 1997)
British (before 2007)
Lam Siu-por (m. 1984)
EducationSt. Francis' Canossian College
Alma materUniversity of Hong Kong
Wolfson College, Cambridge (diploma course)
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor
Traditional Chinese林鄭月娥
Simplified Chinese林郑月娥

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS (Chinese: 林鄭月娥; Cantonese Yale: Làhm Jehng Yuht-ngòh; née Cheng, born 13 May 1957) is a Hong Kong politician. She was the 4th Chief Executive of Hong Kong from 2017 to 2022.[1] She was the Chief Secretary for Administration, from 2012 to 2017, and as Secretary for Development from 2007 to 2012.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hong Kong chooses first woman head". The Hindu. March 26, 2017.