Mr. Donald CHOI
Donald has worked globally as architect and developer for over 30 years. He is familiar with both public and private projects and believes in the power of design and architecture to empower society. Clients have included Hong Kong Government, Airport Authority, Mass Transit Railway Corporation, Urban Renewal Authority, Public Works Canada, British Columbia Buildings Corporation, NGOs and the private sector. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Chinachem Group. He was the Managing Director of Nan Fung Development and before Nan Fung, Director of Foster and Partners and the Authorised Person – Architect for the Hong Kong International Airport Passenger Terminal (HKIA Silver Medal Winner) and many infrastructure projects at Chek Lap Kok. The airport was awarded the Top Ten Construction Projects in the World and has won numerous awards including the Best Airport in the World since opening in 1998. Donald lives in Hong Kong and is active in community services. He is a Global Trustee of the Urban Land Institute, Trustee of Design Trust – Hong Kong, Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, and Board Member of Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre. He had taught at the University of Hong Kong and was the former Chairman of the Architects Registration Board, HKSAR.
Ir Ian ASKEW
Ir Ian Askew has worked in Hong Kong for more than 25 years in consulting and contracting roles. He is a Director at Gammon Construction Limited with responsibility for Engineering, BIM, Digital Transformation and Innovation. Ian’s industry service includes co-founding Temporary Works Forum (Hong Kong), chairmanship of HKIE Geotechnical Division for 2018/19 and participation on several CIC industry working groups. He is a strong advocate for the adoption of digital technologies and offsite methods in construction and for design for construction safety.
Ir Albert CHENG
Ir Albert CHENG is a seasoned construction professional with over 30 years’ experience in the planning, design, management and implementation of mega public works projects. Prior to joining the Construction Industry Council, Ir CHENG was the Head of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Project Management Office of the Highways Department and the Head of the New Territories East Development Office of the Civil Engineering and Development Department. Ir CHENG is the Immediate Past President of the Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation, currently a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the Executive Director of the Construction Industry Council of Hong Kong.
Mr. Eric CHONG
Mr. Eric CHONG currently serves as President & CEO of Siemens Ltd. Mr. CHONG is leading the overall strategy in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization and delivering on infrastructure projects and sustainable solutions in the field of energy, healthcare, buildings, power distribution and industry for Hong Kong and Macao. Mr. CHONG is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Business Environment Council (BEC) and is serving as the Chair of BEC Climate Change Business Forum Advisory Group under BEC dedicated to promote the awareness of Climate Change among businesses. He is also member of the HKTDC Electronics / Electrical Appliances Industries Advisory Committee. As a senior executive for more than 20 years, Mr. CHONG has worked at various countries in Asia, including 10 years in China. Mr. CHONG started his career in Singapore with GEC Plc of UK before joining Siemens in North East Asia region. He received his tertiary education in Electronics Engineering and Business Administration and holds a MBA from Henley Management College, UK.
Prof. Christopher LEUNG
Prof. Christopher LEUNG is the Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at HKUST. His major research interest is in the area of construction materials, with focus on the development of advanced materials and their applications to enhance the durability and sustainability of buildings and civil infrastructure. As an international expert, Prof. LEUNG has been invited to deliver plenary and keynote lectures in international conferences in the U.S., U.K., Europe, China and India. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers and RILEM (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures). In 2011, he became the first person from a Chinese Institution to be elected Honorary President of RILEM.
Ir Wes JONES
Ir Wes JONES is at present Managing Director of Dragages Hong Kong Limited and Director of BYME Engineering (HK) Ltd. Wes started his career in Australia on various building and civil project and has more than 26 years of experience in various types of world-class projects, including railways, buildings, nuclear facilities, tunnels and bridges. In 1995, he joined Bouygues Construction, parent company of Dragages Hong Kong, where he held leadership roles in large multi-disciplined projects in Australia, Europe and Africa. After 17 years with Bouygues Construction, Wes relocated to Hong Kong in 2011. He worked in Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited and Gammon Construction Limited, and oversaw a number of mega-sized infrastructure projects. In 2016, he rejoined Bouygues Construction as Managing Director of Dragages Hong Kong. Wes is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE). He is also the Vice President (Overseas) and Council Member of the Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA) and a member of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong (FCCIHK).
Ir Vincent MAK
Ir Vincent MAK is the Deputy Secretary of the Development Bureau responsible for the formulation of public works policies and the coordination of major infrastructure projects. Under his portfolio, he is also in charge of policies on construction safety, water management, flood prevention and slope safety. He also spearheads the Government’s major initiative of Lantau development. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1984 and he also had a degree in Business Studies, a degree in Economics and a master degree in Economics.
Ir PAN Shu-jie
Ir PAN Shujie graduated from the Southeast University (formerly known as Nanjing Institute of Technology) and the University of Warwick (UK). He is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the Chartered Institute of Building (UK). Ir PAN joined China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited in 1987 and was seconded to the Group in 1991. He has been a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group since 1999, and participated in several major infrastructure projects’ management. In August 2020, Ir PAN joined CR Construction Company Limited, and is responsible for supervising the company’s overall operation. Ir PAN has over 29 years of experience in construction management.
Ir Dr. Ricky TSUI
Ir Dr. Ricky TSUI is the Director of R&D of Arup as well as the Leader of Arup University. He holds a B. Sc. degree in engineering from the University of Hong Kong and a Ph.D. degree in science from the University of Cambridge. His career spans more than 25 years in high technology research, product and process development, management and marketing in manufacturing as well as building and construction industries. He was granted the “Knowledge Management Leadership Award” in 2014 and has led Arup to be the winners of the Global, Asian and HK MAKE (Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise) Awards for past several years. He is currently one of the Assessment Panel members of the Innovation and Technology Fund of the HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission.
Ir WONG Chi-kwong
Ir WONG Chi Kwong is now the Vice President of Building Engineering (MEP) Hong Kong of AECOM. He is a building services engineer with over 40 years of experience in the construction field. He was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre (CITAC) when it was newly established under the Construction Industry Council (CIC) from April 2017 to September 2017. Prior to that he was a Director of major Consulting Engineering Group over 26 years.
Mr. Oscar WONG
Mr. Oscar WONG is the Head of Client Development for Hong Kong Science and Technology Park leading the Robotics Platform development and Client Development. Oscar graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Wales. Oscar has over thirty years of commercial experience with various multi-national companies, including Cooper Industries Inc., Emerson Electric Company, Danaher Corp , and General Electric. Before joining the HKSTP, Oscar was the Asia Pacific President and CEO for General Electric Lighting Division. Prior to General Electric, Oscar spent more than 10 years in engineering and automation with Emerson Electric, responsible for Greater China business including Commercial Operation, Business Development and Product Management.
Mr. YU Tak-cheung
Mr. YU is a professional building surveyor and a member of Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has been working in the government for over 30 years, mainly in the administration of the Buildings Ordinance on the control of new private building developments and existing private buildings.