The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto (HKETO) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) announced today (December 27) that with effect from tomorrow (December 28), Ms Emily Mo will succeed Miss Kathy Chan as the Director of HKETO.
Ms Mo joined the HKSARG in 2001 as a member of the Administrative Officer Grade. She had worked in different offices, including the Home Affairs Department, the then Environment, Transport and Works Bureau, the Security Bureau, the University Grants Committee Secretariat and the Tourism Commission of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau.
Before taking up the Director post in HKETO, Ms Mo served as the Deputy Head of the Human Resources Planning and Poverty Co-ordination Unit under the Chief Secretary for Administration’s Private Office. She was responsible for providing secretariat support to the Human Resources Planning Commission and Commission on Poverty under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary for Administration, as well as monitoring the implementation progress of the initiatives and the delivery of policy objectives agreed by the two commissions.
Ms Mo received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hong Kong.
Since its establishment in 1991, the HKETO has been serving as Hong Kong’s representative office in Canada and actively fostering closer economic and trade ties between the two places.
Miss Kathy Chan assumed the post of the Director of HKETO in November 2015.