Mr Tong joined the Government in August 1983 as an Executive Officer, and transferred to the Administrative Service in July 1987. He rose to the rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 in April 2018.
Mr Tong has served in a wide range of policy bureaux and departments. His recent postings included Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA from October 2008 to February 2014 and Commissioner for Labour from March 2014 to September 2016. He has been Permanent Secretary for the Environment and Director of Environmental Protection since 19 September 2016.
- To head the Environmental Protection Department
Permanent Secretary for the Environment / Director of Environmental Protection