New immigration chief appointed

July 2, 2020
New appointment
New appointment:

Au Ka-wang takes up the post of Director of Immigration.

The Central People's Government, on Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s recommendation and nomination, has approved the appointment of Au Ka-wang as Director of Immigration.


Mr Au’s appointment took effect today.


Mrs Lam said: "Mr Au has served in the Immigration Department for over 30 years and has extensive experience in departmental operations.


“He possesses proven leadership and management skills. I am confident that he will lead the Immigration Department in meeting the challenges ahead."


Mr Au joined the department as an Assistant Immigration Officer in 1988. He was promoted to Assistant Director in 2018 and to Deputy Director in 2019.


He was awarded the Hong Kong Immigration Service Long Service Medal in 2007, with the first and second clasps in 2014 and 2019.

Back to top