Dr Libby Lee
Director on Strategy & Planning, Hong Kong Hospital Authority (Hong Kong)
Dr. LEE is the Director of the Strategy and Planning Division at the Hospital Authority administration. The Hospital Authority provides public healthcare services to the 7 million Hong Kong population through 27,000 beds in 43 public hospitals. The scope of her works includes strategy, service, capital and annual planning for the whole Hospital Authority. The current projects include the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital, Queen Mary Hospital, United Christian Hospital, Kwong Wah Hospital, and the Hospital at Kai Tak etc.
She is trained as anaesthesiologist in Queen Mary Hospital focusing on liver transplantation, pain management, electronic anaesthetic record system and simulation training. In 2008, she started her career in administration, first in Patient Safety and Risk Management as the Head of the Patient Safety and Risk Management Department in the Hospital Authority administration. The Department identifies clinical risk through incident management and the annual risk registration exercises, through which corporate strategies and risk reduction programmes are formulated, and quality improvement programmes in individual hospitals and clusters are facilitated and monitored. She then works in the Division of Strategy and Planning for public healthcare services development since 2011. In 2015, she also takes up the position of Deputizing Hospital Chief Executive of the Buddhist Hospital, overseeing the operations of the hospital as well as its refurbishment works.