Agnes Wong Tin-yu will take up the post of Director of Marine in Hong Kong from 14 May as the current Director, Maisie Cheng Mei-sze moves to the role of Permanent Secretary for the Environment/Director of Environmental Protection.
Wong moves into the marine role from the post of Director-General of Communications, which she has held since August 2017.
She brings many years of experience across government departments having joined the administrative service in November 1989.
Hong Kong Secretary for the Civil Service, Joshua Law, said, “The two appointees are seasoned Administrative Officers with proven leadership and management skills. I have every confidence that they will continue to serve the community with professionalism in their new capacities.”