Simon Galpin (at the time the Deputy-Head of Invest HK), Stephen Bradley (the British Consul General in Hong Kong), Andy McRae (a Director of Hays plc) and Nigel Cumberland (a co-founder of St. George's Harvey Nash) at an official ceremony held at Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents' Club in June 2006 to celebrate Hays plc buying St George's Harvey Nash

Invest Hong Kong (Chinese: 投資推廣署) is the department of the Hong Kong SAR Government responsible for Foreign Direct Investment, supporting overseas, Mainland and Taiwanese businesses to set up and expand in Hong Kong. The department provides free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in the city's economy. Founded on July 1, 2000, its mission is to confirm and strengthen Hong Kong as Asia's leading international business center and to attract economically and strategically important investment. Its first Director General was Michael Rowse.

The Investment Officers are organized into eight specialist sector teams covering Hong Kong's four pillar industries and six new growth sectors: Business & Professional Services; Consumer Products; Creative Industries; Financial Services; Information & Communications Technology; Innovation & Technology, Tourism & Hospitality and Transport & Industrial.

Partnering with clients on a long-term basis, InvestHK's sector-specific teams provide services which include:

InvestHK is headed by the Director-General of Investment Promotion who reports to the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development.


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