Jacqueline Willis, the Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States, will visit Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 2, and will speak at a luncheon to be held at the Capital City Club downtown.

Ms. Willis is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s most senior representative in North America. She is based in Washington.

As commissioner, she directs all of the region’s economic development, trade policy and constituency-building activities in the U.S. and supervises the work of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices in Washington, New York and San Francisco.

Before assuming her current post in 1999, Miss Willis was the Commissioner of Labour in Hong Kong from 1996-99. As head of the department, she was responsible for promoting good labor relations, providing employment services, enforcing employees’ rights and benefits and promoting and enforcing safety and health at work.

Her topic is to be, “Hong Kong: Gateway to Doing Business in China and Asia.”

To attend the luncheon, send an e-mail to hkica@mindspring.com or call (404) 238-0875. The cost of attending the luncheon is $35 for members of the Hong Kong Association of Atlanta and $40 for non-members.