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John Lee (government official)

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John Lee
Lee in 2021
Chief Executive of Hong Kong
Assumed office
1 July 2022
PresidentXi Jinping
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byCarrie Lam
8th Chief Secretary for Administration
In office
25 June 2021 – 7 April 2022
Chief ExecutiveCarrie Lam
Preceded byMatthew Cheung
Succeeded byEric Chan
5th Secretary for Security
In office
1 July 2017 – 25 June 2021
Chief ExecutiveCarrie Lam
Preceded byLai Tung-kwok
Succeeded byChris Tang
2nd Under Secretary for Security
In office
1 October 2012 – 1 July 2017
SecretaryLai Tung-kwok
Preceded byLai Tung-kwok
Succeeded bySonny Au
Personal details
Lee Ka-chiu

(1957-12-07) 7 December 1957 (age 66)
British Hong Kong
Janet Lam Lai-sim [zh] (m. 1980)
  • Gilbert Lee Man-lung
  • Lee Man-chun
EducationWah Yan College, Kowloon
Alma materCharles Sturt University (MPPA)
Police career
DepartmentHong Kong Police Force
Years of service1977–2012
RankDeputy Commissioner of Police (Management)
John Lee

John Lee Ka-chiu (Chinese: 李家超; born 7 December 1957) is a Hong Kong politician. He used to be a police officer. He became the Chief Executive of Hong Kong in 2022

Lee was Chief Secretary for Administration between 2021 and 2022, Secretary for Security between 2017 and 2021, Under Secretary for Security between 2012 and 2017, Deputy Commissioner of Police between 2010 and 2012.

Lee ran in the election to become Hong Kong's next Chief Executive in May 2022. He was the only candidate. He took office on 1 July 2022.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "BREAKING: Sole candidate John Lee selected as Hong Kong's next leader". Hong Kong Free Press HKFP. 2022-05-08. Retrieved 2022-05-08.