Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office, HKSAR
Mr Nip Tak Kuen, Patrick joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer in 1986. Since then, he has served in various bureaux and departments.
Mr. Nip was Deputy Secretary for Health and Welfare from 2001 to 2004, responsible for policy matters relating to elderly services and social security, and Deputy Director, Beijing Office of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region from 2004 to 2006. He was Deputy Secretary for Food and Health from 2006 to 2009, responsible for policy matters relating to public health and medical services.
Mr. Nip was Director of Social Welfare from 2009 to 2013. In June 2013, he took up a supernumerary post as Director of the Chief Secretary for Administration’s Private Office, assisting the Chief Secretary on the work of poverty alleviation and population policy.