Ms Bernadette LINN, JP
Secretary for Development
The Government of the HKSAR

Ms Bernadette LINN was appointed the Secretary for Development on 1 July 2022.

She joined the Administrative Service in 1989 and rose to the rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 in 2019. She has served in various bureaux and departments, including appointments as Deputy Secretary for Education in 2005, Deputy Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Treasury) in 2008, Private Secretary to the Chief Executive in 2010, Director of Lands in 2012 and Permanent Secretary for Development (Planning and Lands) in 2017.

Ms LINN holds a Bachelor Degree from the University of Hong Kong (major in Literature) and a Master Degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (major in Communication Studies).