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After more than two years of strict Covid-19 restrictions, Hong Kong has finally ended the mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals with the new "0+3" scheme. But now comes the challenging part: what can be done to get the city back to pre-Covid levels of normalcy, and to attract foreign investment and talent?

The Hon John KC LEE, the sixth-term Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, has pledged to start a new chapter for Hong Kong, with full development opportunities in five years. What will be the Government's main policy priorities, and how can we contribute to these goals? How can the city integrate into the overall development of Mainland China and grasp the opportunities presented by the Greater Bay Area initiative?

The Chief Executive has agreed to meet with members at our special "Town Hall Forum Series" on 9 December to discuss major policy issues and Hong Kong's future prospects. Places are limited, so book early to secure your seat to hear and share your thoughts with Hong Kong's new Chief Executive.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.



Mr John Lee was born in 1957. He joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1977 as a Probationary Inspector of Police and was promoted to Deputy Commissioner of Police in 2010. He served in a variety of posts in the Force, including Assistant Commissioner (Crime), Director of Crime and Security and Deputy Commissioner (Management). He holds a Master's degree of Public Policy and Administration from Charles Sturt University in Australia.

Mr Lee was appointed Under Secretary for Security in 2012 and Secretary for Security in 2017. During his service in the Security Bureau, he was responsible for the formulation of security policies covering law and order, immigration and customs control, fire and emergency rescue services, correctional services, government flying services and other areas. He also oversaw and coordinated the work of six disciplined services departments and two auxiliary forces under the Bureau.

Mr Lee was appointed Chief Secretary for Administration in 2021. Apart from assisting the Chief Executive in policy administration, Mr Lee was also responsible for supervising the work of nine policy bureaux, harmonising the work which straddled across different bureaux and departments, as well as promoting a good relationship between the Executive Authorities and the Legislature.

Mr Lee won the Chief Executive Election of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on 8 May 2022, and was appointed as the sixth-term Chief Executive by the Central People's Government on 20 May 2022. Mr Lee assumed office on 1 July 2022.

Language English
Date and Time 2022/12/09 15:00 to 16:30
Venue Hybrid (Online via Zoom / In-person at Chamber Theatre)
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Heidi Ko
Tel: 2823 1266
  • HK$ 100 for Members (Online via Zoom)
  • HK$ 100 for Members (In-person at Chamber Theatre)
+$50 for booking offline
Members Only
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 3 working days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
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