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Appointment of Mr. Byron NG Kwok-keung as the Executive Director

The Employees Retraining Board (ERB) announced today the appointment of Mr. Byron Ng Kwok-keung, BBS to succeed Mr. Stanley Ng Ka-kwong, BBS as Executive Director of the ERB with effect from 2 August 2017.

Mr. Stanley Ng was appointed the Executive Director of the ERB in October 2010.  During his tenure, Mr. Ng worked tirelessly to roll out a wide array of training courses and services to promptly respond to the development of the employment market.  With emphasis placed on supporting social groups with special needs, he steered to launch a package of innovative programmes.  At the same time, Mr. Ng was committed to fostering collaborations with stakeholders and continuously improving the service quality and governance of the ERB.  Mr. Ng has now proceeded on leave until the end of contract in October 2017.  The Board expressed its heartfelt thanks to Mr. Stanley Ng for his enormous contributions to the ERB over the past seven years.

The ERB identified the successor of Mr. Stanley Ng through open recruitment.  A selection panel was set up and Mr. Byron Ng was recommended as an ideal candidate in view of his ample experience in vocational training and employment services.  Mr. Ng’s appointment was then endorsed by the Board.

Mr. Byron Ng received his Bachelor degree of Social Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1982.  He joined the Civil Service upon graduation and then the Labour Department in 1983.  He was promoted to Deputy Commissioner for Labour in 2012 and retired in 2017.  During his service with the Labour Department, Mr. Byron Ng was in charge of a wide array of labour affairs and policies including employment services, labour relations and employees’ rights and benefits.  Mr. Ng was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in July 2017.

The Board has confidence that Mr. Byron Ng will continue to lead the Executive Office of the ERB in enhancing its training courses and services to 2.5 million service targets for uplifting the quality of labour force of Hong Kong.

Post Date:2/8/2017