Ms Margaret Fong,
Deputy Executive Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Ms Margaret Fong is the Deputy Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), in charge of promotion. The HKTDC is the statutory organisation responsible for promoting and developing Hong Kong's external trade.
Ms Fong has worked in a variety of public service posts, beginning her career as an Administrative Officer with the Hong Kong SAR Government. From 1997 to 1999, she served as Deputy Director- General in the Washington DC Economic & Trade Office of the Hong Kong Government.
She was Deputy Secretary for Transport from 1999 to 2004, Director-General of the Washington Economic and Trade Office from 2004 to 2006, and Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA, from 2006 to 2008, representing the Hong Kong SAR Government in the United States.
Most recently before joining the HKTDC, Ms Fong was the Commissioner for Tourism from November 2008 to the end of 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Hong Kong.