14th August 2022 – (Hong Kong) 73-year-old Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong, the former Secretary for Security of Hong Kong and a member of the Executive Council passed away in his sleep this morning. He was appointed to his post on 5th August 2003, replacing Regina Ip.
Lee was born on 17th August 1948. He graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering and had also pursued administrative development and senior executive studies at Tsinghua University, University of Oxford, Harvard University.
He joined the civil service in 1974 as an immigration officer, rising to become Assistant Director of Immigration in 1995 and Deputy Director of Immigration two years later. He served as Director of Immigration between 1998 and 2002. He was appointed as the Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption in July 2002.