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Mr. Thomas HO, JP
Mr. Thomas HO, JP, Chief Executive of Gammon Construction, has served the construction industry for over 30 years. Aspiring to transforming the construction industry with innovation, he has advocated the setup of CITAC and spearheaded efforts to introduce new methodologies and technologies to the industry.
Thomas has forged partnerships in the development of technology, for example, he has initiated the CEO Safety Forum to drive changes across the safety systems with new thinking and technology applications. Under his leadership, Gammon is the first construction company in Hong Kong to develop virtual reality gaming technology for safety training and to make use of robotics for construction. He also promotes the adoption of BIM, DfMA, photogrammetry and others in design and construction processes.
Mr. Oscar WONG is the Senior Manager 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.
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.
Dr. CHEUNG Tin-cheung is currently the Director of the Buildings Department in the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He joined the Hong Kong Government in September 1982, and has since served in the former Building Development Department and the former Buildings and Lands Department.Dr. CHEUNG holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Estate Management from the University of Reading, UK, a Master of Science Degree in Construction Management from the University of Bath, UK, and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Fire Engineering from the City University of Hong Kong.
Ir Vincent MAK is the Deputy Secretary of the Development Bureau responsible 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.
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.
Mr. Berny NG was graduated from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 1981 with BSc in Civil Engineering. He has over 36 years of working experience in civil/structural engineering on projects in Hong Kong, China and Canada. He is currently the Director in Structural Engineering Department of Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited.
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.
Mr. PAN 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 a member of the Chartered Institute of Building (UK). Mr. Pan joined CSCEC in 1987 and was seconded to the Group in 1991. He has been a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group since 1999. Mr. PAN has over 28 years’ experience in construction management.
Wes has been working in Hong Kong for the past 6 years, recently being appointed Managing Director of Dragages Hong Kong. Prior to that he oversaw various major infrastructure projects as Director at Gammon Construction Limited and previously as Operations Manager at Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited. Before that he spent 16 years working in the Bouygues Construction Group on large multi-disciplined infrastructure, rail, nuclear and building projects in Australia, Europe and Africa.
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. Before joining Construction Industry Council (CIC), Ir CHENG was the Head of the Project Management Office in Highways Department responsible for the delivery of Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macao Bridge and Head of New Territories East Development Office in Civil Engineering Development Department responsible for new town development and the related infrastructure projects. Ir CHENG is a Fellow Member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He is currently the President of the Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation.
Mr. WONG Chi-kwong was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre (CITAC) which is newly established under the Construction Industry Council (CIC). He is a building services engineer with over 40 years of experience in the construction field. Previously he was a Director of major Consulting Engineering Group for over 26 years. Mr. WONG is also a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). He is now the Vice President of Building Engineering (MEP) Hong Kong of AECOM.
Last Updated: 2018-07-19 19:31:53