Senior Officers

  • Mr TANG Ping-keung, Chris
    Commissioner of Police

    Commissioner of Police

    Mr TANG Ping-keung joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1987 as an Inspector of Police. He has a wealth of experience in criminal investigation, international liaison as well as operational command. In 2018, he was awarded the Police Distinguished Service Medal.

    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 2015, Mr TANG was promoted to Assistant Commissioner of Police and discharged duties as the Regional Commander, Hong Kong Island, and Assistant Commissioner, Personnel. In 2017, he was promoted to the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner and appointed as Director of Operations. In November 2018, he was appointed as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations). In November 2019, Mr TANG was appointed as the Commissioner of Police.

    Mr TANG has received training at various Mainland and overseas institutions, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Quantico; China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong, Shanghai; Chinese People’s Public Security University, Beijing; Royal College of Defence Studies, London and Chinese Academy of Governance, Beijing. 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.

  • Mr SIU Chak-yee, Raymond
    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Mr SIU Chak-yee, Raymond, joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1988 as an Inspector of Police.

    Throughout his service, Mr SIU has served in various posts of different job nature, mostly frontline operational units as well as criminal intelligence-related duties and Personnel Wing.

    Upon promotion to Senior Superintendent in 2007, Mr SIU served as the Deputy District Commander of Kwai Tsing District and District Commander of Airport District. In 2013, he was promoted to Chief Superintendent and took over the command of Kowloon City District. Upon completion of a tour, he then assumed the post of Chief Superintendent, Human Resources Branch, Personnel Wing.

    In January 2017, Mr SIU was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police when he was then assigned to command the Personnel Wing.

    In November 2018, Mr SIU was promoted to the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police, taking up the post of Director of Operations.

    In November 2019, Mr SIU was appointed as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations).

    During his career, Mr SIU has attended overseas development courses at various training institutes including the Tsinghua University, the Stanford University and the Harvard University and the Chinese Academy of Governance.

  • Mr KWOK Yam-shu, Oscar
    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management

    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management

    Mr. KWOK began his government service in 1987, first serving in Immigration Department, and later Civil Aviation Department. He joined the Hong Kong Police in 1990 as an Inspector, graduating top of his Intake with the three awards of Brian Slevin Trophy, Baton of Honour and the Commissioner’s Certificate of Academic Merit.

    He spent the first part of his police career in criminal investigations, working his way up from Divisional Investigation Team, District Crime Squad, Regional Intelligence Unit, to Organised Crime and Triad Bureau. In the process, he gained a specialisation in organised crime and money laundering investigations, and rose to the rank of Superintendent in 2002. Following his promotion to Senior Superintendent , he became the Head of Foundation Training Centre of the Hong Kong Police College between 2007 and 2010, followed by a short stint as the District Commander Rail District. As a Chief Superintendent, he was the District Commander Central District between 2011 and 2013, and thereafter the Deputy Regional Commander Hong Kong Island. As an Assistant Commissioner, he has held the positions of Regional Commander Marine, Regional Commander Hong Kong Island, and Assistant Commissioner Service Quality. He became the Director of Management Services in July 2017 upon his promotion to Senior Assistant Commissioner. In March 2019, Mr. KWOK assumed the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Management).

    Mr. KWOK has received training at various prestigious Mainland and overseas institutions, including the China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong, Shanghai; Tsinghua University, Beijing; Chinese Academy of Governance, Beijing; Bramshill Police Staff College, UK; Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore; Harvard Kennedy School of Government; and Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS), UK. For his exemplary contribution during his year at RCDS, Mr. KWOK became the proud winner of two top awards, including the “AFCEA Award for Strategic Leadership” in competition with 90 international members from 45 countries. He now holds a Master’s degree in International Security and Strategy granted by King’s College London.

  • Ms LAU Chi-wai, Edwina
    Deputy Commissioner of Police, National Security

    Ms Edwina LAU joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1984. Throughout her service, she has served in a wide spectrum of posts encompassing criminal intelligence, criminal investigation, criminal policy and support, narcotics, commercial crime, human resources management, training and frontline policing including divisional, district and regional command. With her expertise in fraud investigations, she assisted the Social Welfare Department in tackling the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Fraud in 2004.

    During her tenure as an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ms LAU took up various posts including the Regional Commander of New Territories South, Assistant Commissioner (Personnel) and the Director of Police College where she was responsible for all training-related programmes of the 30,000-strong Police Force in Hong Kong. In March 2019, Ms LAU was promoted to the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police and took up the post of the Director of Management Services overseeing the work of the Service Quality Wing and the Information Systems Wing. In July 2020, Ms LAU was appointed as Deputy Commissioner of Police (National Security) to head the department for safeguarding national security of the Hong Kong Police Force.

    Ms LAU holds a Bachelor's Degree in Policing, a Bachelor's Degree in Laws and a Master's Degree in Public Administration. During her career, she has attended various development courses organized by the Mainland and overseas training institutes including the Harvard University, Beijing University, Australian Institute of Police Management and the Chinese Academy of Governance. She was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2015.

  • Mr LI Kin-fai, Kenneth
    Director of Personnel and Training

    Director of Personnel and Training

    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. Between 2012 and 2016, Mr. LI had served as the Regional Commander, Kowloon East, Regional Commander, Hong Kong Island and Assistant Commissioner, Service Quality respectively. In 2016, he assumed the office of the Director of Management Services. In July 2017, Mr. LI became the Director of Personnel and Training.

    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. In 2014, Mr. LI was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal. In 2019, he was further awarded the Police Distinguished Service Medal.

  • Mr. YUEN Yuk-kin
    Director of Crime and Security

    Director of Crime and Security

    Mr. YUEN Yuk-kin Albert joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector in 1986. Serving predominantly in the crime stream throughout his police career, he has a wealth of experience in the field of criminal investigation and has worked in a variety of crime posts relating to criminal intelligence, serious crime and triad investigation, commercial crime investigation, as well as policy-making. He was Assistant Commissioner of Police (Crime) from March, 2019 and took up the post of Director of Crime & Security in July 2020.

    Mr. YUEN holds a degree in law and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and attended courses at the Chinese Academy of Governance, the Tsinghua University, and various overseas institutes.

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    Director of Management Services

  • Mr KWOK Yam-yung, Frank
    Director of Operations

    Director of Operations

    Mr Kwok joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1986. He has spent a substantial portion of his career in the counter-terrorism field. Beginning as an assault diver and group leader in the Special Duties Unit in 1993, he went on to head the Airport Security Unit between 1998 and 2000, and the Special Duties Unit between 2006 and 2009 as Officer Commanding. His other assignments included command of an intelligence unit of the Narcotics Bureau; and District Commander and Deputy District Commander of two districts in New Territories South and Kowloon West regions.

    Between 2014 and 2016, Mr Kwok was seconded to the Security Bureau as the Government Security Officer. Afterwards, he became the 36th Commandant of the Police Tactical Unit. In late 2017, he led a multi-department Exercise Management Team formed under the Security Bureau to exercise the Government response regime in the Daya Bay Contingency Plan. He assumed command of New Territories North Region in February 2018 upon promotion to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police. In November 2019, Mr KWOK was promoted to the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police, taking up the post of Director of Operations.

    Over the years, Mr Kwok has received training from various overseas law enforcement and military organisations, including the Australian Special Air Service, the Australian Federal Police and the Asia-Pacific Centre for Security Studies. He has also completed training programmes with the China Atomic Energy Authority, Tsinghua University and Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing.

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    Director of National Security

  • Ms TAM Wai-yee, Joyce
    Director of Finance, Administration and Planning

    Director of Finance, Administration and Planning

    Ms Tam joined the civil service as Administrative Officer in 1989. She has served in various government bureaux and departments, including the Trade and Industry Department, the former Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Civil Service Bureau, Housing Department and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Washington D.C.), etc. In recent years, Ms Tam was appointed the Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Shanghai), the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (2011-2014) and the Commissioner for Rehabilitation, the Labour and Welfare Bureau (2014-2015). Ms Tam took up her present appointment as the Director of Finance, Administration and Planning of the Hong Kong Police Force in August 2015.

    Ms Tam holds a Master’s Degree of Business Administration and a Master’s Degree of Science in Leadership and Strategy.

  • Ms CHEUNG Ching, Jocelyn
    Director of Hong Kong Police College

    Director of Hong Kong Police College

    Ms. CHEUNG Ching, Jocelyn joined the Hong Kong Police in 1988 as an Inspector after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences.

    In January 2018, she was promoted to Assistant Commissioner and took up the post of Regional Commander in Kowloon East Region; in March 2019, she was transferred to Police College as Director. Prior to promotion to Assistant Commissioner, she had served in frontline formations as Divisional Commander, District Commander and Deputy Regional Commander, at Headquarters as Superintendent (Service Standards) in Service Quality Wing, Senior Superintendent (Professional Development) in Police College, Senior Superintendent in Complaints and Internal Investigations Branch, Chief Superintendent in Human Resources Branch and was seconded to UK’s Central Police Training and Development Authority for 20 months.

    During her service, further to various development courses in overseas and Mainland, she has completed her studies for Master of Social Sciences, Master of Public Policy and Administration and Doctor of Public Policy degrees.

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    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Crime

  • Mr CHOW Yat-ming, Joe
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Mr CHOW Yat-ming, Joe joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1995 as an Inspector of Police. He devoted most of his career in criminal investigation and intelligence gathering work at divisional, district, regional and headquarters levels. In the process, he accumulated a wealth of experience in the field of criminal investigation, criminal intelligence and policy-making. He was promoted to Superintendent and served in the Crime Wing Headquarters in 2010. He was later seconded to Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France as a Criminal Intelligence Officer between 2012 and 2013.

    Mr CHOW assumed the office of Criminal Intelligence Bureau as the deputy in command upon promotion to Senior Superintendent in 2013. He further advanced to Chief Superintendent and commanded the bureau in 2016.

    In 2017, Mr CHOW served as the District Commander of Yau Tsim District and was subsequently appointed as the Deputy Regional Commander of Kowloon West Region in early 2019. He was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner in February 2020 and took charge of the Operations Wing.

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    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Security

  • Ms CHAN Yee-lai
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support

    Ms. CHAN Yee-lai joined the Hong Kong Police in 1994 as an Inspector.

    Ms. CHAN has served in a wide range of police posts including criminal intelligence, commercial crime investigation, security and frontline operational command. Following her promotion to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 2016, she served as the District Commander of Western District and Deputy Regional Commander of New Territories North. In March 2019, Ms. CHAN was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and took command of Kowloon East Region. In June 2020, she assumed the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police (Support).

    During her career, she has attended Mainland and Overseas development courses at various training institutes, including the Chinese Academy of Governance, Tsinghua University, US Harvard Kennedy School and Police College of Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

    She was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2019.

  • Mr CHAN Joon-sun, Johnson
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel

    Mr CHAN Joon-sun, Johnson joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1997. His policing experience covers frontline command, criminal intelligence, professional training and policy formulation.

    Upon promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2016, Mr CHAN served as District Commander of Central District and later became Deputy Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island. He was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner in February 2019 and assumed command of the Personnel Wing.

    Mr CHAN has received training at China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong, US Harvard Kennedy School of Government and UK Royal College of Defence Studies. He also holds two Master’s degrees, one in Technology Management and the other in International Security and Strategy.

  • Ms KWAN Chui-ching, Catherine
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems

    Ms KWAN Chui-ching, Catherine joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1988 as an Inspector.

    In the past years, Ms KWAN has served in a variety of posts responsible for frontline operational command, human resources management, police public relations and complaints against police investigation. Upon her promotion to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 2016, Ms KWAN assumed the command of Shatin District. She later took up the post of Deputy Regional Commander of New Territories South Region. In September 2019, Ms KWAN was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and took charge of the Information Systems Wing.

    Ms KWAN has received training at various Mainland and Overseas training institutes including the Canadian Police College, Scottish Police College, Chinese Academy of Governance, Chinese Executive Leadership Academy and Tsinghua University. Ms. KWAN holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Science and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Leadership.

  • Mr KAN Kai-yan
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Service Quality

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Service Quality

    Mr. KAN Kai-yan joined the Hong Kong Police in 1991 as an Inspector.

    Mr. KAN has served in a wide range of police posts including frontline operational, human resources management and security. He previously served as Deputy District Commander of Western District, District Commander of Airport District, District Commander of Wanchai District and Deputy Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island. In September 2019, Mr. KAN was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and took command of Service Quality Wing.

    During his career, Mr. KAN has attended Overseas and Mainland development courses at various training institutes including China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong, Peking University, Scottish Police College and UK Royal College of Defence Studies.

  • Ms MA Siu-hung, Candy
    Police Civil Secretary

    Police Civil Secretary

    Ms Candy MA joined the civil service as Executive Officer in 1986. She has served in various government bureaux and departments including the City and New Territories Administration, Transport Department, Central Policy Unit, Housing Department, the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau, the Civil Service Bureau and the Registration and Electoral Office. Prior to appointment as Police Civil Secretary in November 2018, she was the Assistant Director (Special Duties) of the Home Affairs Department.

    Ms MA holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

  • Ms WONG Siu-king, Melody
    Financial Controller

    Financial Controller

    Ms. Melody Wong joined the civil service as Treasury Accountant in January 1989. Over the past 28 years, she has served in the Housing Department, Marine Department, Rating and Valuation Department, Water Supplies Department, Hong Kong Post, Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, Judiciary and Civil Aviation Department. Before taking up the current position in January 2017, she was the Chief Treasury Accountant in the Official Receiver’s Office.

    Ms. Wong graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and attained professional qualifications from the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom. Thereafter, she continued to work in the accounting profession. After joining the civil service, Ms Wong has attended the National Studies Programme at the Peking University, Advanced Leadership Enhancement Programme for Directorate Officers organised by the Civil Service Training and Development Institute, and a Leadership and Public Policy Executive Education Programme at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  • Mr Patrick Laidler
    Regional Commander of New Territories South

    Regional Commander of New Territories South

    Pat Laidler joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1988, having previously served as a Constable in a UK Police Force.

    During the earlier part of his career he mainly served in detective posts at Regional and Headquarter level, where he was responsible for the investigation of serious and organized crimes. More recently, Mr. Laidler has commanded a Bureau in the Force’s Service Quality Wing, a Traffic Formation and two Districts.

    In 2016, he served as the Deputy Regional Commander of New Territories South Region and in January 2018, upon promotion to Assistant Commissioner of Police, he took over as the Regional Commander, New Territories South.

    Mr. Laidler has completed a management course at the Scottish Police College and has attended a National Studies Programme at Peking University. He was a member of the Pearls in Policing International Action Learning Group between 2012-2013 and attended an Advanced Leadership Executive Programme for Directorate Officers run by the Hong Kong Government in 2017.

    In his spare time Mr. Laidler enjoys hiking, reading and collecting antiques.

  • Mr MAK Chin-Ho, Terence
    Regional Commander of New Territories North

    Regional Commander of New Territories North

    Mr MAK Chin-ho, Terence joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1994. He has worked in a wide range of police formations, including uniform branch, criminal investigation and staffing duties. He holds three master degrees in criminology, electronic commerce and public administration, and attended courses in China Executive Leadership Academy, US Harvard Kennedy School and UK Royal College of Defence Studies.

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    Regional Commander of Marine

  • Mr Rupert Dover
    Regional Commander of Kowloon West

    Regional Commander of Kowloon West

    Mr Rupert Dover joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1988. During his career he has worked in all five land regions, primarily in Uniform Branch operational posts at Divisional, District and Regional level.  He has also held posts in the Police College, VIP Protection Unit, Airport Security Unit and Police Tactical Unit HQ.

    Following promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2016 he worked as District Commander of Tuen Mun and Eastern Districts before moving to Deputy Regional Commander of New Territories South.  In February 2020, upon promotion to Assistant Commissioner of Police, he took over as Regional Commander, Kowloon West.

    Mr. Dover has received training at various training institutions including the College of Policing in the United Kingdom, IATA in Switzerland, INSEAD in France and Police Academy of the Netherlands.

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    Regional Commander of Kowloon East

  • Mr KWOK Pak-chung, Patrick
    Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island

    Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island

    Mr. KWOK Pak-chung Patrick joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1989 as an Inspector of Police.

    Mr. KWOK has served in various posts throughout his police career, particularly related to operational policing. He was the Personal Assistant to the Commissioner of Police between 2006 and 2007. Mr. KWOK was also on a secondment to Bramshill Police College, the National Police Improvement Agency, U.K. as the International Fellow Trainer between 2010 and 2011.

    Mr. KWOK was promoted to Senior Superintendent in 2011 and subsequently served in Police Public Relations Branch and commanded the Airport District. In 2015, he was promoted to Chief Superintendent of Police and subsequently took over the post of District Commander of Yau Tsim District. In August 2017, he was appointed as Deputy Regional Commander of Kowloon West Region.

    In January 2019, Mr. KWOK was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and subsequently assumed the command of Hong Kong Island Region.

    Mr. KWOK was a member and subsequently the Deputy Officer-in-Charge of Police Negotiation Cadre between 1995 and 2011.  He was also the Officer-in-Charge of Police Command Cadre between 2017 and 2020.

    Mr. KWOK holds a Master’s Degree in Public Sector Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Policing and Police Study. He also attended management development training courses at Peking University, Beijing, Chinese Academy of Governance, Beijing and Harvard University, USA.