Mr. Sidney Chan assumed the position of Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Guangdong on 1 April, 2019.

Mr. Chan joined the Hong Kong Government in 1987, and has since served in various government departments and policy bureaux, including district office, the former Health and Welfare Bureau, the former Education and Manpower Bureau, the former Industry Department, the Chief Secretary for Administration's Office, Office of the Government of the HKSAR in Beijing, and the Food and Health Bureau. Mr. Chan was appointed Justice of the Peace in 2008. Before taking up the current position, Mr. Chan was Private Secretary to the HKSAR Chief Executive.