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  Eddie Mak, JP  

Eddie Mak, JP

Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States
Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

 

Eddie Mak was appointed on July 3, 2018 as Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs to the United States, the most senior representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in North America.

As Commissioner, he directs the Hong Kong government’s efforts in promoting U.S.-Hong Kong economic and trade ties, and constituency-building activities in the U.S. He also oversees the work of the three Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices in Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco.

Mr. Mak joined the Hong Kong Administrative Service in 1991 and has served in a number of senior government positions, with responsibilities covering district administration, government secretariat administration, new airport projects development, civil service pay policy and broadcasting policy. Prior to this appointment, he was Deputy Secretary for the Civil Service from 2012 to 2018, responsible for civil service appointments and management of the Administrative Service grade.

As Deputy Postmaster General from 2010 to 2012, Mr. Mak served as the chief operating officer for Hongkong Post. In that capacity, he was responsible for providing reliable and efficient postal services to meet the needs of Hong Kong and to fulfill its international postal obligations.

In 2006 to 2010, Mr. Mak served as Director-General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Mak holds a first-class honors degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Hong Kong. He was a Freeman Fellowship recipient at the George Washington University in 2001-2002 and was awarded a master’s degree in international policy and practice by the university.

 




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