Howard LEE


Deputy Chief Executive

Hong Kong Monetary Authority


Howard Lee is responsible for monetary management, financial stability surveillance and financial infrastructure including payment systems.  He also oversees the HKMA’s Fintech Facilitation Office.  He joined the HKMA in 2009 as a Division Head in the Banking Policy Department.  He also worked in the Corporate Development Division before his appointment as Executive Director (Corporate Services) in 2010.  He took up the position of Executive Director (Monetary Management) in May 2013 and was promoted to Senior Executive Director in February 2016 before he was appointed to his current position on 1 January 2018.  Prior to joining the HKMA, Mr Lee was an Administrative Officer in the Hong Kong SAR Government and had worked in different policy bureaux and departments with responsibilities for policy formulation, regulatory issues, and administration.

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