What does this cover?

On 4 August 2015 Stephen Wong succeeded Kai-yi Allan Chiang Yam-wang as the new Privacy Commissioner.

Before joining the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Mr. Wong was a barrister and the secretary to the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong.  Prior to this Wong served as legal counsel with the Justice Department for 20 years, assuming various posts including senior crown counsel for general prosecutions & appeals, assistant director of public prosecutions, and deputy solicitor general. He is an expert in human rights law and was involved in the legislative process of the 1991 Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance, and was subsequently on loan to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva as an associate expert.

What action could be taken to manage risks that may arise from this development?

None – this is for interest only.