Post-office engagements for former politically appointed official Mr Matthew Cheung


     The Advisory Committee on Post-office Employment for Former Chief Executives and Politically Appointed Officials has advised on the proposed engagements of Mr Matthew Cheung, former Chief Secretary for Administration, after his departure from the Government on June 25, 2021.  

     The Advisory Committee considers that, subject to the observance of certain restrictions it has advised, Mr Cheung’s proposed engagements would not give rise to any potential conflict of interest. The Advisory Committee also does not anticipate adverse public perception to arise from the proposed engagements.

     The Advisory Committee considers and advises on the post-office employment or appointments for former politically appointed officials. In considering each case, the Advisory Committee has regard to the information provided by the former politically appointed official concerned, the assessments by relevant government bureaux or offices, and the criteria for advice as stipulated in the guidance notes on post-office employment for politically appointed officials.

     Details of the above-mentioned case are available at the Advisory Committee’s website (

     The membership of the Advisory Committee is as follows:
Professor Liu Pak-wai (Chairman) 
Mr Cheng Yan-kee
Mr Simon Ip Sik-on
Mrs Margaret Leung Ko May-yee
Ms Lo Wing-sze