Margaret Fong


Margaret Fong Shun-man (Chinese: 方舜文; born 8 December 1962), is the Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and is responsible for the HKTDC's worldwide operations.


Miss Fong graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a BA in English Literature and then attended Oxford University.

Civil serviceEdit

She joined the civil service in August 1985 and rose to her present rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A in April 2008. Miss Fong has served in a number of bureaux and departments, including:

  • the former Administrative Service and Information Branch
  • the former City and New Territories Administration
  • the former Government House
  • the former Finance Branch
  • the former Constitutional Affairs Branch

Miss Fong has also served in a number of senior positions in recent years, including:

  • Deputy Director-General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs, Washington (August 1997 to September 1999)
  • Deputy Secretary for Transport (later retitled Deputy Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works (Transport)) (October 1999 to June 2004)
  • Director-General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs, Washington (August 2004 to July 2006)
  • Commissioner for Economic & Trande Affairs, USA (July 2006 to October 2008)
  • Commissioner for Tourism (November 2008 to Dec 2009)


Civil Service Bureau, the HKSAR Government (2008). "Senior Appointment, Margaret Fong Named Tourism Commissioner". Archived from the original on 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2008-10-31.

Political offices
Preceded by
Au King-chi
Commissioner for Tourism
Succeeded by