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Membership and Terms of Reference

Commission Structure


Commission on Poverty
(1 July 2024 to 30 June 2026)

Chief Secretary for Administration


Non-official Members

Mr Calvin Chan Ming-wai
Professor Terence Chong Tai-leung
Ms Helen Hsu Siu-man
Mr Howard Hung Wing-yip
Mr Kan Ming-tung
Mr Jimmy Kwok Chun-wah
Mrs Patricia Lau
Ms Josephine Lee Yuk-chi
Mr James Li Tsz-shu
Ms Loretta Lo Yee-hang
Ms Nikki Ng Mien-hua
Mrs Chandni Rakesh
Dr Loletta So Kit-ying
Mr So Ping-fai
Mrs Mary Suen Choi To-may
Mr Augustine Wong Ho-ming
Ms Jessie Yu Sau-chu


Ex-officio Members

Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs
Secretary for Labour and Welfare (Chairperson of the Community Care Fund Task Force)
Secretary for Education
Secretary for Health



Terms of Reference

  1. Advise the Government on matters of poverty alleviation and promote cross-sector collaboration to address poverty in a targeted manner; and

  2. Oversee the operation of the Community Care Fund and the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund to plug the gaps in the existing system and promote social innovation to tackle poverty.