Senior Officers

  • Mr LO Wai-chung, Stephen
    Commissioner of Police

    Commissioner of Police

    Mr. LO Wai-chung, Stephen, joined the Hong Kong Police in 1984 as an inspector after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. He has over 31 years of service and a wealth of experience in criminal investigation, international liaison, service quality management, security and operational duties. He was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2009 and the Police Distinguished Service Medal in 2014.

    In the early part of his career, Mr. LO worked in a wide range of crime posts at both regional and headquarter levels, including the Regional Crime Unit and the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau.  He also played an instrumental role in developing the Force’s first-generation Major Incident and Disaster Support System.  Between 1999 and 2001, Mr. LO was seconded to the Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France as a Liaison Officer. Subsequently, he was promoted within this organisation to serve as the Assistant Director heading the Interpol Asia and South Pacific Branch.

    After returning to Hong Kong, Mr. LO worked as a senior superintendent in the Service Quality Wing and the Complaints Against Police Office between 2002 and 2005.  Upon promotion to chief superintendent in 2005, he went on to complete attachments in Security Wing and as Deputy Regional Commander in Kowloon West. In 2009, he became Assistant Commissioner of Police commanding the Security Wing and was promoted to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime and Security Wing in 2011.  In 2013, Mr LO was again promoted and appointed as the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations. He was transferred to the post of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management in 2014.

    Mr. LO has attended various overseas training programmes, including a command course for police chiefs at the Chinese People’s Public Security University (Beijing, 2004), a management course in Harvard University for senior government officials (Boston, 2007) and a prestigous leadership development programme organised by the National Executive Institute of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States (2010).  Mr. LO also holds a master’s degree in Risk, Crisis & Disaster Management.

     

  • Mr WONG Chi-hung, Tony
    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Mr. WONG joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector in June 1981.

    During his first ten years of service, he held a variety of operational posts at Divisional, District and Regional levels with an emphasis on criminal investigation. From 1993 – 1995, Mr. WONG served in the Commissioner’s Office as the Personal Assistant to the Commissioner. Following promotion to the rank of Superintendent in 1995, Mr. WONG worked in the Narcotics Bureau, Security Wing and was then seconded to Security Bureau of the HKSAR Government from 1999 – 2002. Thereafter Mr. WONG served as the Senior Superintendent Operations in Police Headquarters and then as Airport District Commander. On promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2004, he assumed the post of Chief Superintendent Technical Services Division, became Central District Commander in 2006 and Commandant of the Police Tactical Unit in 2008. Mr. WONG was further promoted to become Assistant Commissioner, Operations in 2009 and then as Director of Operations in February 2013.

    During his career, Mr. WONG has attended local command courses and various overseas/Mainland development programmes at institutes such as the Canadian Police College, UK Police Staff College, Harvard Business School, Tsinghua University and Chinese Academy of Governance. He was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2008 and the Police Distinguished Service Medal in July 2014.

    In September 2014 Mr. WONG was promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner in charge of Operations.

  • Mr CHAU Kwok-leung, Alfred
    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management

    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management

    Mr. CHAU joined the Hong Kong Police as a Constable in 1978 and was appointed to the Inspectorate in 1985.

    During the early stage of his police career, he served in a variety of operational posts in the Uniform Branch and Criminal Investigation Department at Divisional, District and Regional levels, as well as in a training post at the Police Tactical Unit Headquarters.

    In 2001, upon promotion to Senior Superintendent, he served as the Airport Police District Commander and then as Senior Superintendent, Operations, Operations Wing. On advancement to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 2004, he commanded the Central Police District.  In 2007, he was transferred to head the Human Resources Branch of the Personnel Wing.

    He rose to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police in 2009 and became the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel. In 2012, he assumed the post of Regional Commander, New Territories North Region. In January 2013, he was promoted to Senior Assistant Commissioner and became the Director of Personnel and Training.  In May 2015, he was further promoted and assumed his present post of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management.

    He has attended development courses at various training institutes including the Canadian Police College, the Henley Management College, the Royal College of Defence Studies in the United Kingdom, the Australian Institute of Police Management, the Tsinghua University and the Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing.  He was awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2006 and the Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2014.

    Mr. CHAU holds a Diploma in Management Studies, a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration and a Master’s Degree in International and Public Affairs.

  • Mr LAU Yip-shing, Alan
    Director of Operations

    Director of Operations

    Mr. LAU joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector of Police in 1984. He has worked in a variety of formations since joining the Hong Kong Police Force. In the first ten years of his career he served mostly as a crime manager at district and headquarters levels. In 1994 he began to work in various policy wings and operations formations, including the Training Wing, the Personnel Wing, the Police Public Relations Branch, the Operations Branch of Hong Kong Island Region, Kowloon City District, Yau Tsim District, the Information Systems Wing and the Marine Region. He has also worked in the Hong Kong Airport Authority on secondment between 2000 and 2003, during which he was responsible for overseeing aviation security services in the Hong Kong International Airport.

    Mr. LAU was Director of Management Services before taking up the post of Director of Operations.

    Mr. LAU holds a Master Degree in Training and Human Resource Management.

  • Mr LO Mung-hung
    Director of Crime and Security

    Director of Crime and Security

    Mr LO joined the Hong Kong Police in 1980 as a Probationary Inspector. He has garnered a wealth of experience in the crime stream, particularly in investigating organized crimes and triads. After advancing to the rank of Assistant Commissioner, he has taken charge of the Crime Wing for two years.

    On promotion to the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police in August 2013, he assumes the command of the Crime and Security Department.

  • Mr AU Chi-kwong, Sonny
    Director of Personnel and Training

    Director of Personnel and Training

    Mr AU joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1980 as a Constable and was appointed to the Inspectorate in 1986. 

    His early years in the Inspectorate were spent in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island performing frontline operational duties.  For four years in 1998 - 2002 he was the Aide-de-Camp to the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

    In the rank of Senior Superintendent, Mr AU was the Deputy District Commander of Mongkok District and Border District respectively in 2003 - 2007.  As a Chief Superintendent, he served in Security Wing and was the District Commander of Wanchai District in 2007 - 2011.  He became an Assistant Commissioner in 2011 and had been in charge of Security Wing until his appointment to be the Director of Personnel and Training in 2015.

    Mr AU was the Visiting Fellow of the Police Executive Leadership Programme of the Australian Institute of Police Management in 2008, the International Visitor of the US State Department in 2009 and the delegation head of senior government officials on visit to the Tsinghua University in 2010.  He also attended the Advanced National Studies Programme at the Chinese Academy of Governance and the Senior Executives in National and International Security Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2012.

    Mr AU holds a Bachelor Degree in Arts (Western Arts and Humanities) and a Master Degree in Public Administration.  He was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2011.

  • Ms CHIU Wai-yin, Winnie
    Director of Management Services

    Director of Management Services

    Ms. CHIU Wai-yin joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector in January 1983. She has served in a wide spectrum of posts encompassing criminal intelligence, narcotics, international liaison, training, divisional, district and regional command as well as operations policy and support.

    In 1997, Ms. CHIU was a core member of the Implementation Team for the Security Arrangements of the Handover Ceremony and the World Bank / International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings held in Hong Kong that year. As Superintendent Operations (Special Duty), she was responsible for media liaison and related security matters.

    Upon promotion to Chief Superintendent, Ms. CHIU served as District Commander, Western District from 2006 to 2007 and District Commander, Central District from 2008 to 2009. Following that, she served as Deputy Regional Commander, New Territories North from 2010 to 2011. Ms. CHIU was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in August 2011 and assumed the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support. From August 2013 to August 2014, Ms. CHIU held the post of Regional Commander, Marine Region. Ms. CHIU took up the post of Director of Management Services upon her promotion to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police in September 2014.

    Ms. CHIU holds a Master's Degree of Business Administration, a Master's Degree of Science in Training and Human Resource Management, a Diploma in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Police Management.

  • Mr Robin IP
    Director of Finance, Administration and Planning

    Director of Finance, Administration and Planning

    Mr. IP joined the civil service as Administrative Officer in 1979. He worked in City & New Territories Administration, Lands Department, Home Affairs Branch, Legal Department and Washington Office from 1980 to 1992. He was appointed Principal Assistant Secretary of Transport Branch in 1993 and then became Deputy Director of Urban Services Department in 1996. In October 1997, he was posted to become Deputy Secretary of Constitutional Affairs Bureau. From 2002 to 2005, he worked in Chief Executive’s Office as the Private Secretary to Chief Executive. He then served as Deputy Secretary of Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau responsible for planning and lands issues until November 2006. From November 2006 to December 2012, he served as Deputy Head of the Central Policy Unit. Mr IP took up his present appointment in December 2012. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the University of Hong Kong.

  • Mr CHEUNG Tak-keung
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Mr Cheung Tak Keung joined Hong Kong Police in 1984.  Throughout his 31 years of service, he was posted to a variety of posts at the division, district and headquarters levels. As Superintendent, he was posted to Yaumatei Division and Mongkok District.

    Upon promotion to Senior Superintendent, he was seconded to the Aviation Security Company where he held the post of Assistant General Manager (Operations) at the Hong Kong International Airport. He was then posted to the Police Public Relations Bureau and Operations Bureau of the Hong Kong Island Region. Upon promotion to Chief Superintendent he held the posts of District Commander, Kwun Tong District and Deputy Regional Commander Hong Kong Island Region.  He also held the post of Commandant Police Tactical Unit, responsible for providing tactical, anti-riot and handling of major incident training to police officers.  In 2013, he is promoted to Assistant Commissioner, Operations, being held responsible for the Police Tactical Unit, Operations Bureau and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit.

    Mr Cheung obtained a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Social Sciences and Public Administration from the Chinese University and University of Hong Kong.  He also studied at the Bramshill Police Staff College (UK), Airlie Police College (Victoria, Australia), National University Singapore, Harvard University and the Chinese Academy of Governance.  He was the visiting fellow at the Police Executive Leadership Program of the Australian Institute of Police Management in 2009.

    Whilst attached to operational units Mr Cheung was involved in the planning of the major events in Hong Kong, namely the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference, Olympic Equestrian Events and East Asian Games.  He was awarded the Commissioner’s Commendation in 2005.

  • Mr LAM Man-wing
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support

    Mr. LAM Man-wing began his career in the Hong Kong Police Force as an inspector in 1984. He worked in various criminal investigation formations, such as the Narcotics Bureau, the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, the Commercial Crime Bureau and the Crime Headquarters. In 2001, Mr. LAM headed a six-officer team on secondment to the Independent Commission Against Corruption for half a year for a joint investigation. In 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent that began his two-year commander role in the Tsuen Wan District. In 2012, he attended an eleven-month development course at the Royal College of Defence Studies in the United Kingdom. He was promoted to his present rank after completing the course and has since taken up the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support. Academically, Mr. LAM has been awarded with a Master Degree in Public Administration and another in Business Administration for Executive.

  • Update in progress
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Security

  • Mr John P RIBEIRO
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Crime

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Crime

    Mr. RIBEIRO joined the Hong Kong Police in 1981 as a Probationary Inspector. He has garnered a wealth of experience in the crime stream, particularly in investigating serious crimes and drug trafficking activities. After advancing to the rank of Chief Superintendent, he has taken charge of the Narcotics Bureau for two years. Before assuming his present post as Assistant Commissioner (Crime), he held the post of Chief Superintendent (Crime) Headquarters.

  • Miss LAU Chi-wai, Edwina
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel

    Miss LAU Chi-wai, Edwina joined the Hong Kong Police in 1984 as a Police Constable.

    Throughout her service, she has worked in a variety of posts including frontline policing, criminal investigation and intelligence analysis. She was seconded to Social Welfare Department in 2004 to assist in the investigation of Comprehensive Social Security Allowance Fraud.

    On promotion to Senior Superintendent, Miss LAU worked in the Security Wing and later became the District Commander of Lantau District. In 2010, she was promoted to Chief Superintendent and took over the command of Kwai Tsing District, and she was later posted as the Deputy Regional Commander in Kowloon East. In August 2013, she was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and discharged duties as Regional Commander, New Territories South, and currently as Assistant Commissioner, Personnel.

    During her career, she has attended local and overseas development courses at various training institutes including the Beijing University and the Harvard University. Miss LAU holds a Bachelor's Degree in Policing, a Bachelor's Degree in Laws and a Master's Degree in Public Administration.

  • Mr Paul LAU
    Director of Hong Kong Police College

    Director of Hong Kong Police College

    Mr Paul LAU joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1986.

    Throughout his service, Mr LAU has worked in a variety of streams.  Apart from frontline policing, he has served in the Complaints and Internal Investigations Branch and Personnel Wing in the early parts of his career.  On promotion to Chief Superintendent, Mr LAU took over the post of Chief Superintendent, Performance Review Branch of the Service Quality Wing and later the Chief Superintendent of Technical Services Division.  In 2013, Mr LAU was posted as the Deputy Regional Commander of the New Territories North Region.  Upon promotion to Assistant Commissioner, he assumed the post of Director of the Hong Kong Police College in January 2014.

    Mr LAU holds a Master Degree of Arts.  During his career, Mr LAU has attended local and overseas development programmes in various institutions, including the then Bramshill Police Staff College, Chinese People’s Public Security University, Tsinghua University, National University of Singapore and Harvard University. 

  • Mr LI Kin-fai, Kenneth
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Service Quality

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Service Quality

    Mr. LI joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1984 as an Inspector. He devoted most of his early career in the field of criminal investigation and had served in the crime formations of Kowloon West and New Territories South Region, Commercial Crime Bureau, Narcotics Bureau and Criminal Intelligence Bureau.

    Between 1997 and 1999, Mr. LI was seconded to the General Secretariat of International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) in France and was responsible for coordinating international policing activities in Asia and South Pacific Region.  In 2003, Mr. LI assumed the command of the Technology Crime Division of Commercial Crime Bureau and was appointed the Chairman of the Interpol Asia-Pacific Region Technology Crime Working Group in the following year. 

    In 2005, Mr. LI took up the post of the Deputy District Commander, Wanchai and took part in the security operation during the World Trade Organization Hong Kong Ministerial Conference.  After that, he assumed the command of Yuen Long District and later, the Police Public Relations Branch. Promoted to Assistant Commissioner in 2012, Mr. LI had served as the Regional Commander, Kowloon East and Hong Kong Island respectively. In June 2015, he assumed the office of the Assistant Commissioner, Service Quality.

    Mr. LI holds a Master’s degree in International and Public Affairs and a Master’s degree in International Security and Strategy. He has also completed overseas and Mainland training programmes organized by the Australian Institute of Police Management, Stanford University, Peking University, China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong (Shanghai), Royal College of Defence Studies and the Chinese Academy of Governance.

  • Mr Peter David CORNTHWAITE
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems

    Mr. Peter Cornthwaite joined the Hong Kong Police Force in May 1980 as an Inspector and holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management. He has held a variety of posts during his 35 years of service with the Force, in the field of frontline Uniform Branch and Traffic policing, Personnel, Training and Information Systems.

    Mr. Cornthwaite was the Superintendent Manpower Planning between 1995-1999 and was involved in the user requirements and delivery of the Force Personnel Information Communal System (PICS) and other manpower planning systems. As the Divisional Commander, Chai Wan he attended the Superintendent’s Command Course at the Bramshill, Police College, UK, in 2000. He then served as a Superintendent in the Police Tactical Unit, Emergency Unit of Hong Kong Island and as the Divisional Commander, Wanchai until June 2004. As a Senior Superintendent between 2004-2011 he was head of Business Services Bureau, Information Systems Wing before taking command as the Senior Superintendent Traffic, New Territories North and then as the Deputy District Commander, Tuen Mun.

    Mr Cornthwaite was District Commander, Mongkok from 2011-2013 and the Deputy Regional Commander, Kowloon West in 2013-2014. He was a committee member and Vice Chairman of the Superintendents Association and became Chairman of the Association in 2013. In recognition of his police service Mr. Cornthwaite has been awarded the Hong Kong Police Medal for Meritorious Service and HKSAR Police Long Service Medals.

    Mr. Cornthwaite took up the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems Wing in January 2014.

  • Mr LEUNG Ho-yin, Pedro
    Police Civil Secretary

    Police Civil Secretary

    Mr LEUNG Ho-yin joined the Executive Officer Grade in June 1981 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Science. Prior to appointment as Police Civil Secretary in October 2014, he was the Principal Executive Officer (Human Resource Management) of the Social Welfare Department, responsible for the management, training and development of the departmental grades including Social Work Officer and Social Security Officer. He also served previously in the Correctional Services Department, Information Technology and Broadcasting Bureau, Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority, Trade Department and Regional Services Department.

    During his career, Mr LEUNG has attended various local and overseas development programmes, including Beijing University and Columbia University, USA.

  • Mr TAU Chung-hong
    Financial Controller

    Financial Controller

    Mr. Tau joined the civil service as Treasury Accountant in January 1993. Over the last 22 years, he served in the Transport Department, Department of Health, Hong Kong Housing Authority, Education Department, Education and Manpower Bureau, University Grants Committee and the Treasury. Before taking up the current position in November 2013, he was the Principal Assistant Secretary (Financial Review) of the Transport and Housing Bureau.

    Mr. Tau was graduated from the Accounting and Finance stream of the Chinese University of Hong Kong holding a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with first class honours). Thereafter, he continued to work in the accounting profession and attained qualifications from various professional bodies of certified accountants as well as chartered secretaries and administrators in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Canada. After joining the civil service, Mr. Tau has attended the Advanced National Studies Programme at the Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing and a Management Development Course at the Business School of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  • Mr CHUNG Siu-yeung
    Regional Commander of Kowloon West

    Regional Commander of Kowloon West

    Mr. CHUNG joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1986. He has worked on a wide range of investigative duties, with extensive exposure while serving in the Commercial Crime Bureau, monitoring investigations into serious fraud, money laundering and latterly, as the Bureau head, also overseeing technology crimes investigations and the development of the Cyber Security Centre. In addition, Mr. CHUNG held senior command positions within the Complaints and Internal Investigations Branch between 2007 and 2011, responsible for promoting integrity, and overseeing all complaints against police cases. 

    Mr. CHUNG was awarded a Commissioner’s Commendation in 1998 for his investigation into one of the worst fatal fire disasters in Hong Kong’s history. He was also the first Hong Kong Police Liaison Officer seconded to Australia between 1999 and 2001, responsible for liaison with Australian law enforcement agencies.  Mr. CHUNG holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science (Statistics), a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master’s degree in Corporate Governance, and has attended courses at Beijing and Harvard Universities. Mr. CHUNG assumed his position as the Regional Commander of the Kowloon West Region in January 2015.

  • Mr KWOK Yam-shu, Oscar
    Regional Commander of Marine

    Regional Commander of Marine

    Mr. KWOK had four years of working experience, including two as an air traffic controller, before joining the Hong Kong Police Force in May 1990 as an Inspector. He holds a Master's degree in International Security and Strategy granted by King's College London.

    He spent the first fourteen years of his police service predominantly in criminal investigations, working in units such as District Crime Squad, Regional Intelligence Unit, and Organised Crime and Triad Bureau, specialising in organised crime and money laundering. Between 2007 and 2010, he was the Head of the Foundation Training Centre of the Hong Kong Police College. He was the District Commander of Central District between 2011 and 2013, and thereafter the Deputy Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island. He became the Regional Commander of Marine in September 2014.

    Mr. KWOK has received training at various Mainland and overseas institutions, including the Bramshill Police Staff College, UK (2004); China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong, Shanghai (2008); Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore (2009); Royal College of Defence Studies, UK (2010-2011); Tsinghua University, Beijing (2012); and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA (2014).

    Mr. KWOK is married with three daughters and a son.

  • Mr LUI Hon-kwok, Nelson
    Regional Commander of New Territories South

    Regional Commander of New Territories South

    Mr LUI Hon-kwok, Nelson joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1986.

    Apart from serving mainly in operational command at Divisional, District and Regional levels, Mr. LUI has also served in the Police Tactical Unit as an instructor and Personal Assistant to the Commissioner of Police as well as Aide-de-Camp to the Chief Executive of HKSAR in the early parts of his career. Upon promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2009, Mr LUI commanded two Districts in Shamshuipo and Tuen Mun respectively. In 2013, Mr LUI was posted to New Territories South Region as the Deputy Regional Commander. Mr. LUI was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in January 2015 and assumed the post of Regional Commander of New Territories South Region since then.

    Mr LUI holds a Master Degree in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management. During his career, Mr LUI has attended local and overseas development programmes including the Bramshill Police Staff College (UK), INSEAD Business School (France), Chinese People’s Public Security University and Tsinghua University (Beijing).

  • Mr KWOK Ho-fai
    Regional Commander of New Territories North

    Regional Commander of New Territories North

    Mr. Kwok joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector in 1984, and had since been deployed mostly in the field of detective work .  Mr Kwok held various posts in the New Territories and Kowloon West Regions in his early career and subsequently served in several Crime Wing formations, including the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, the Criminal Intelligence Bureau, the Commercial Crime Bureau, the Liaison Bureau and the Crime Wing Headquarters.

    From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Kwok was seconded to the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) General Secretariat in Lyon, France.  From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Kwok was attached to the Security Wing.  He took up the office of Regional Commander New Territories North in January 2015.

    Mr. Kwok has completed overseas management programmes at the Bramshill Police Staff College, UK and the Queen’s University, Canada.  He has also attended China Studies Courses at the Chinese Academy of Governance and the Tsinghua University on the Mainland.

  • Mr Duncan McCosh
    Regional Commander of Kowloon East

    Regional Commander of Kowloon East

    Mr. McCosh joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1985. During the course of his career he has worked in Hong Kong Island, as well as both Kowloon West and Kowloon East Regions in a variety of operational command posts at divisional, district and regional levels.

    He has experience as the Superintendent in charge of the Force’s Discipline Section, and served in that rank as the Staff Officer to the then Commissioner of Police, Mr. TSANG Yam-pui. As a Senior Superintendent he held post as the Deputy Commandant of the Police Tactical Unit for four years prior to his promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2010, upon which he took up post as the officer in charge of the Complaints and Internal Investigations Branch, followed by District Commander of Mong Kok District and Deputy Regional Commander of Kowloon West. During his time in the latter post, Mr. McCosh was heavily engaged with the public disorder policing aligned to the ‘Occupy’ protest of late 2014.

    Upon his promotion to Assistant Commissioner of Police in January 2015, Mr. McCosh performed a special duty role in the Force’s Operations Wing prior to posting in as the Regional Commander of Kowloon East in June 2015, his current post.

  • Mr TANG Ping-keung
    Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island

    Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island

    Mr. TANG Ping-keung joined the Hong Kong Police in 1992 as an Inspector. He has a wealth of experience in criminal investigation, international liaison as well as divisional, district and regional command. Between 2006 and 2008, he was seconded to Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France as a Specialised Officer. Subsequently, he was promoted in the organisation as the Head of Criminal Organisation and Violent Crime Unit.

    In 2012, he was promoted to Chief Superintendent and took over the command of Yuen Long District, and he was later posted as the Deputy Regional Commander, Hong Kong Island. In May 2015, he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and discharged duties as the Regional Commander, Hong Kong Island.

    Mr. TANG has received training at various Mainland and overseas institutions, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Quantico (2003); China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong, Shanghai (2010); Chinese People’s Public Security University, Beijing (2011); and Royal College of Defence Studies, London (2013-2014). Mr. TANG holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in International Security and Strategy.