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Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
Hau Wah, GOIH, GML, GCM (born 13 March 1955) is the first Chief Executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region
Macau Special Administrative Region
(MSAR) of the People's Republic of China. He is now serving as Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.[1] Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
was made Chief Executive-elect on 15 May 1999 by the Selection Committee for the Chief Executive of the MSAR. He was appointed Chief Executive-designate on 20 May of the same year by the Premier of the State Council, Zhu Rongji, and was formally sworn in as Chief Executive at a special ceremony marking the establishment of the MSAR on 20 December 1999.

Contents

1 Biography 2 Education 3 Career in business 4 Politics 5 Election results

5.1 Legislative Assembly 5.2 Chief Executive

6 References 7 External links

Biography[edit] Ho was born on 13 March 1955 in Portuguese Macau, to parents of Cantonese
Cantonese
descent and origin with family roots in Panyu, Guangzhou
Guangzhou
in neighbouring Guangdong. He is the son of the prominent Macanese community leader and businessman, Ho Yin, and Chan Keng (陳瓊). He is married, with a son and a daughter.[2] Education[edit] After completing his primary education, Ho went to study in Canada in 1969. He went on to graduate with a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration from York University, Faculty of Administrative Studies (now known as Schulich School of Business) in 1978, and qualified as a chartered accountant and certified auditor in 1981. After working for a couple of years in an accounting firm in India, he was transferred to the United States in 1982. Career in business[edit] Ho returned to Macau and started himself on a business and political career in 1983, undertaking social activities and community service. His business interests ranged from accounting, finance and banking, insurance, public transportation, mass media, technology, land development to public utilities and he assumed various positions as auditor with KPMG, executive director and general manager of Tai Fung Bank, chairman of Transmac, vice-chairman of the board of directors of Macau International Airport Company (CAM), vice-chairman of the General Assembly of Air Macau, chairman of the board of the MASC Ogden Aviation Services, vice-president of the board of directors of Teledifusão de Macau
Teledifusão de Macau
(Macau Television) among others. Politics[edit] Ho's political career began in 1986, when he became a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
(CPPCC). Two years later, he was elected deputy to the National People's Congress
National People's Congress
(NPC). He was elected to the Standing Committee of both the eighth and ninth NPCs. Ho then joined the local legislature in 1988, and was Vice-President of the Legislative Council of Macau
Legislative Council of Macau
for 11 consecutive years (1988–1999). Ho had been involved in the preparatory work for Macau's return to the People's Republic of China
China
ever since the Sino-Portuguese Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau came into effect. He was appointed Vice-President of the Drafting Committee of the Basic Law of the Macau Special Administrative Region
Macau Special Administrative Region
(MSAR) of the People's Republic of China
China
in 1988. The following year, he became Vice-President of the Consultative Committee of the Basic Law of the MSAR. He was appointed Vice-President of the Preparatory Committee of the MSAR in 1998. Ho was also Convenor of the Land Fund Investment Commission of the MSAR of the PRC. Over the years, Ho has been leader of a number of industrial, financial, educational, charity and sports institutions and associations. He was Chairman of the Macau Association of Banks from its foundation in 1985, Vice-President of the Macau Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chairman of the All- China
China
Federation of Industry and Commerce, Vice-President of the Economic Council of the Macau Government, Vice-Chairman of the Kiang Wu Hospital Board of Charity, Vice-Chairman of the Tung Sin Tong Charitable Institution, chairman of the board of Directors of the University of Macau, Vice-chairman of the board of Directors of Jinan University, Guangzhou, President of the Executive Committee of the Macau Olympic Committee, and President of the Macau Golf Association. Election results[edit] Legislative Assembly[edit]

Year Candidate Hare quota Mandate List Votes List Pct

1988 Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
Hau Wah uncontested FC uncontested ∅

1992 Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
Hau Wah walkover FC walkover ∅

1996 Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
Hau Wah walkover FC walkover ∅

Chief Executive[edit]

Year Candidate Votes Pct

1999 Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
Hau Wah 163 81.90%

2004 Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
Hau Wah 296 98.67%

References[edit]

^ Former Macao SAR chief executive elected vice chairman of CPPCC National Committee ^ 中国党政军高级领导人词典, He Meirong (何梅荣), Wen Wei Publishing Company, 2003, page 184

External links[edit]

Biography from the government website

Political offices

Preceded by Vasco Joaquim Rocha Vieira as Governor of Macau Chief Executive of Macau 1999–2009 Succeeded by Fernando Chui
Fernando Chui
Sai On

Preceded by Position established Vice-President of the Legislative Assembly of Macau 1988–1999 Succeeded by Lau Cheok Va

Preceded by TBD Member of the Legislative Assembly of Macau 1988–1999 Succeeded by TBD

Preceded by Ao Man Long Secretary for Transport and Public Works of Macau Acting 2006–2007 Succeeded by Lau Si Io

v t e

Chief Executive of Macau

Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
Hau Wah Fernando Chui
Fernando Chui
Sai On

v t e

Vice Chairpersons of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

1st (1949–1954)

Zhou Enlai Li Jishen Shen Junru Guo Moruo Chen Shutong

2nd (1954–1959)

Soong Ching-ling Dong Biwu Li Jishen Zhang Lan Guo Moruo Peng Zhen Shen Junru Huang Yanpei He Xiangning Li Weihan Li Siguang Chen Shutong Zhang Bojun Tan Kah Kee Choekyi Gyaltsen, Panchen Erdeni (removed) Burhan Shahidi

3rd (1959–1965)

Peng Zhen Li Jishen Guo Moruo Shen Junru Huang Yanpei Li Weihan
Li Weihan
(removed) Li Siguang Chen Shutong Tan Kah Kee Burhan Shahidi Chen Yi Kang Sheng Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme He Xiangning
He Xiangning
(supplemental)

4th (1965–1978)

Peng Zhen Chen Yi Ye Jianying Huang Yanpei Chen Shutong Liu Lantao Song Renqiong Xu Bing Gao Chongmin Cai Tingkai Wei Guoqing Deng Zihui Li Siguang Fu Zuoyi Teng Daiyuan Xie Juezai Mao Dun Li Zhuchen Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Xu Deheng Li Dequan Ma Xulun

5th (1978–1983)

Ulanhu Wei Guoqing Peng Chong Zhao Ziyang Guo Moruo Song Renqiong Mao Dun Xu Deheng Ouyang Qin Shi Liang Zhu Yunshan Kang Keqing Ji Fang Wang Shoudao Yang Jingren Zhang Chong Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Zhou Jianren Zhuang Xiquan Hu Zi'ang Rong Yiren Tong Dizhou Liu Lantao (supplemental; secretary-general) Lu Dingyi
Lu Dingyi
(supplemental) Li Weihan
Li Weihan
(supplemental) Hu Yuzhi (supplemental) Wang Kunlun (supplemental) Choekyi Gyaltsen, Panchen Erdeni (supplemental) He Changgong (supplemental) Xiao Ke
Xiao Ke
(supplemental) Cheng Zihua (supplemental) Yang Xiufeng (supplemental) Sha Qianli (supplemental) Burhan Shahidi
Burhan Shahidi
(supplemental) Zhou Peiyuan
Zhou Peiyuan
(supplemental) Qian Changzhao (supplemental) Liu Fei (supplemental) Dong Qiwu (supplemental)

6th (1983–1988)

Yang Jingren Liu Lantao Lu Dingyi Cheng Zihua Kang Keqing Ji Fang Zhuang Xiquan Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Hu Zi'ang Wang Kunlun Qian Changzhao Dong Qiwu Tao Zhiyue Zhou Shutao Yang Chengwu Xiao Hua Chen Zaidao Lü Zhengcao Zhou Jianren Zhou Peiyuan Burhan Shahidi Miao Yuntai Wang Guangying Deng Zhaoxiang Fei Xiaotong Zhao Puchu Ye Shengtao Qu Wu Ba Jin Ma Wenrui (supplemental) Mao Yisheng
Mao Yisheng
(supplemental) Liu Jingji (supplemental) Hua Luogeng
Hua Luogeng
(supplemental) Wang Enmao (supplemental) Qian Xuesen
Qian Xuesen
(supplemental) Lei Jieqiong
Lei Jieqiong
(supplemental) Wang Feng (supplemental) Qian Weichang
Qian Weichang
(supplemental)

7th (1988–1993)

Wang Renzhong Yan Mingfu Fang Yi Gu Mu Yang Jingren Kang Keqing Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Hu Zi'ang Qian Changzhao Zhou Peiyuan Miao Yuntai Wang Guangying Deng Zhaoxiang Zhao Puchu Qu Wu Ba Jin Ma Wenrui Liu Jingji Wang Enmao Qian Xuesen Qian Weichang Hu Sheng Sun Xiaocun Cheng Siyuan Lu Jiaxi Qian Zhengying Su Buqing Ismail Amat Hou Jingru (supplemental) K. H. Ting
K. H. Ting
(supplemental) Hong Xuezhi (supplemental) Ye Xuanping (supplemental)

8th (1993–1998)

Ye Xuanping Wu Xueqian Yang Rudai Wang Zhaoguo Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme Saifuddin Azizi Hong Xuezhi Yang Jingren Zhou Peiyuan Deng Zhaoxiang Zhao Puchu Ba Jin Liu Jingji Qian Xuesen Qian Weichang Hu Sheng Qian Zhengying Su Buqing Hou Jingru K. H. Ting Dong Yinchu Sun Fuling T. K. Ann Henry Fok Ma Man-kei Zhu Guangya
Zhu Guangya
(supplemental) Wan Guoquan (supplemental) He Luli (supplemental)

9th (1998–2003)

Ye Xuanping Yang Rudai Wang Zhaoguo Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme Zhao Puchu Ba Jin Qian Weichang Lu Jiaxi Ren Jianxin Song Jian Li Guixin Chen Junsheng Zhang Siqing Qian Zhengying K. H. Ting Sun Fuling T. K. Ann Henry Fok Ma Man-kei Zhu Guangya Wan Guoquan Hu Qili Chen Jinhua Zhao Nanqi Mao Zhiyong Bai Lichen Jing Shuping Luo Haocai Zhang Kehui Zhou Tienong Wang Wenyuan

10th (2003–2008)

Wang Zhongyu Liao Hui Liu Yandong Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme Ba Jin Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Li Guixian Zhang Siqing K. H. Ting Henry Fok Ma Man-kei Bai Lichen Luo Haocai Zhang Kehui Zhou Tienong Hao Jianxiu Chen Kuiyuan Abdul'ahat Abdulrixit Xu Kuangdi Li Zhaozhuo Huang Mengfu Wang Xuan Zhang Huaixi Li Meng Tung Chee-hwa
Tung Chee-hwa
(supplemental) Zhang Meiying (supplemental) Zhang Rongming (supplemental)

11th (2008–2013)

Wang Gang Liao Hui Du Qinglin Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Ma Man-kei Bai Lichen Chen Kuiyuan Abdul'ahat Abdulrixit Li Zhaozhuo Huang Mengfu Tung Chee-hwa Zhang Meiying Zhang Rongming Qian Yunlu (secretary-general) Sun Jiazheng Li Jinhua Zheng Wantong Deng Pufang Wan Gang Lin Wenyi Li Wuwei Luo Fuhe Chen Zongxing Wang Zhizhen Edmund Ho
Edmund Ho
(supplemental)

12th (2013–2018)

Du Qinglin Ling Jihua (removed) Han Qide Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Tung Chee-hwa Wan Gang Lin Wenyi Luo Fuhe Edmund Ho Zhang Qingli (secretary-general) Li Haifeng Su Rong (removed) Chen Yuan Lu Zhangong Zhou Xiaochuan Wang Jiarui Wang Zhengwei Ma Biao Qi Xuchun Chen Xiaoguang Ma Peihua Liu Xiaofeng Wang Qinmin Leung Chun-ying
Leung Chun-ying
(supplemental)

13th (2018–2023)

Zhang Qingli Liu Qibao Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai Tung Chee-hwa Wan Gang Edmund Ho Lu Zhangong Wang Zhengwei Ma Biao Chen Xiaoguang Leung Chun-ying Xia Baolong (secretary-general) Yang Chuantang Li Bin Bagatur Wang Yongqing He Lifeng Su Hui Zheng Jianbang Gu Shengzu Liu Xincheng He Wei Sha

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