Public administration reform a top priority – Civil Service Bureau Deputy Director

The new Deputy Director of Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP), Ng Wai Han, highlighted that the on-going public administration reform is one of the priorities of the new government.

Ng – third from the left on top photo – was sworn in as the new SAFP Deputy Director effective on June 1, in a ceremony attended by the Secretary for Administration and Justice André Cheong Weng Chon, with the official also underlining public administration reform as one of the essential tasks of the new government headed by Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng.

Public administration reform has been one of Ho’s main government directives, with his mandate having so far witnessed the re-organisation of several public departments and management reshuffles.

The CE also expressed yesterday at a session held to divulge the ‘spirit’ of the Chinese government ‘two sessions’ that there would be budget and expenses cuts in all public services due to the current drop in revenues from the Macau SAR but with these changes to not affect workers’ wages, TDM Radio reported.

Ng has a law degree from Zhongshan University in Guangzhou and a master’s in Criminal Law and joined the civil service in 1999 as a senior employee Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL).

From 2013 to 2016 she served as Head of the Studies Division of the Department of Studies and Informatics, Head of the Labour Relations Division of the Department of Labour Inspection and later Head of the Labour Inspection Department.

In June 2017 Ng started functions as DSAL Deputy Director, a position she held until now.