Matthew Cheung

Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP (Chinese: 張建宗; born 20 November 1950) is a former Hong Kong politician who served as Chief Secretary for Administration from 2017 to 2021. Cheung previously served as the Secretary for Labour and Welfare for ten years. He was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM) by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2017.[1]


Matthew Cheung Kin-chung

張建宗
Chief Secretary of Hong Kong
In office
16 January 2017  25 June 2021
Acting: 13 January 2017 - 16 January 2017
Chief ExecutiveLeung Chun-ying
Carrie Lam
Preceded byCarrie Lam
Succeeded byJohn Lee
Secretary for Labour and Welfare
In office
1 July 2007  16 January 2017
Preceded byYork Chow (Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food)
Stephen Ip (Secretary for Economic Development and Labour)
Succeeded byStephen Sui
Personal details
Born (1950-11-20) November 20, 1950 (age 70)
British Hong Kong
NationalityChinese
Alma materUniversity of Hong Kong
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