Patricia LAU
Patricia LAU
Deputy Commissioner for Efficiency
Efficiency Office
Innovation and Technology Bureau
The Government of HKSAR

Mrs Patricia Lau has over 25 years of experience in management consulting. She joined the Government in 2007 and is responsible for leading initiatives regarding social innovation, citizen-centric services and shared services.

Since 2013, Mrs Lau has been leading the Secretariat in support of the newly established Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) Task Force under the Commission on Poverty. Mrs Lau has reached out to many non-government organisations, foundations and business executives who share similar aspirations in addressing poverty related issues in Hong Kong. In particular, she has been advocating Shared Value and Collective Impact as potential models to scale up social impact.

Prior to joining the Government, Mrs Lau was the Managing Consultant and Head of Public Sector in PA Consulting Group and before that, a Director in PwC Consulting. Mrs Lau has a Bachelor Degree in Surveying (Honours) and a Master Degree in Surveying Science from the University of New South Wales in Australia. She also has a MBA Degree from the Ivey Business School of the University of Western Ontario in Canada.