Green Building (GB) Faculty is a pool of experienced experts who are available to support the HKGBC and BEAM Society Limited (BSL). Such support may include task force work related to green building initiatives, acting as members in BEAM Expert Panels, providing expert advice on green building related matters, adjudication of BEAM Plus Final Appeals and various other kinds of pro bono services. The Term of Office of GB Faculty will be two years from the date of appointment. It is preferable that members can regularly contribute a certain number (say 4 to 6) of hours per month to support the work of HKGBC and BSL.
The GB Faculty comprises the following 8 groups of experts, and it is possible that an expert can join up to 2 groups by virtue of his/her expertise:
|Expert Group||Kinds of Expertise||Examples of Experts|
|(1) Social Sustainability and Community Aspects (CA)||Covers community and social sustainability elements, e.g. community engagement, sustainable lifestyle, planning of housing, community preservation, place making, cultural aspects, CSR for developers, social impact assessment, barrier-free access, construction safety, wage protection, CDM (i.e. HSE management).||
Urban planners and designers
Social sustainability experts
Construction safety / Construction industry sustainability experts
|(2) O&M Management (MAN)||Covers SA in BEAM Plus EB, MAN in BEAM Plus Interiors, and O&M parts in EU and IEQ of BEAM Plus NB, e.g. environmental purchasing, Housing management, O&M practices, green cleaning, pest control, renovation management, user guidance, CSR facilities in premises, O&M facilities, security system, energy management||
Property and facility managers
Energy management / ISO50001 experts
|(3) Site Aspects and Outdoor Environmental Quality (SA)||Covers SA in BEAM Plus NB and outdoor environmental quality issues, e.g. site amenities, site contamination assessment, transport, urban design, ecology, heritage, public open spaces, microclimate, AVA, neighbourhood daylight access, light pollution, environmental noise, construction pollution management, landscaping and greeneries||
Urban planners and designers
Construction site environmental experts
AVA / CFD / UHI experts
Light pollution experts
|(4) Materials Aspects (MA)||Covers MA in all BEAM Plus rating tools, e.g. design of refuse handling facilities in buildings, municipal waste facilities, C&D waste, ODP/ GWP of materials, timber products, interior finishes, modular design, prefabrication. Also covers material embodied energy, product eco-labelling, life-cycle assessment (LCA) and environmental product declaration||
Material engineers / experts
Civil / structural engineers
E&M engineers, including refrigerant experts, waste facilities experts, flexible engineering services experts
Waste management experts
|(5) Energy Use (EU)||Covers energy aspects in all BEAM Plus rating tools, e.g. passive design, energy-efficient systems, renewable energy, energy simulation, energy-efficient appliances, T&C, district cooling, CHP, etc.||
Passive design experts
Energy-efficient infrastructure experts
|(6) Indoor and Outdoor Water Aspects (WA)||Covers WU in all BEAM Plus rating tools and other water-related aspects, e.g. water-efficient irrigation, storm water management, wetland conservation, indoor water use, water audits, water quality, water recycling||
|(7) Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)||Covers IEQ in all BEAM Plus rating tools, e.g. thermal , aural and visual comfort, IAQ, natural daylight, natural ventilation, noise and vibration, amenities inside buildings||
Building physics specialists
|(8) Innovations and Additions (IA)||Covers IA in all BEAM Plus rating tools, i.e. innovative techniques, performance enhancements||
Urban planners and designers
Green infrastructure experts
To become a member of GB Faculty, one must meet the requirements in Part A. Candidates who also meet the requirements in Part B would be considered favourably.
Part A – Essential Criteria
Candidates must fulfil the following requirement:
Candidates must also fulfil one of the following criteria:
Part B – Preferential Criteria
Priority will be given to candidates who meet one of the following requirements:
How to Become a GB Faculty member
Eligible candidates should submit the EOI Form online to the HKGBC.
The Selection Panel involving representatives from the Green Labelling Committee of HKGBC, the Technical Review Committee of BSL and Chairs of BEAM Expert Panels will select suitable candidates based on their qualifications and experience. Selection will be on a competitive basis. The decision of the Panel shall be final. Selection meetings will normally be held twice a year. Candidates will be notified of the selection results when available.
Members should inform the HKGBC if their personal information in terms of the Title, Area of Practices, etc. have been changed.
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|AU Pui Nang Benny||WA||IA||LEUNG Cheuk Fai Jimmy||CA|
|AU Tat Kay Walter||EU||LEUNG Chi Fung||WA||IEQ|
|AU-YEUNG Jane||CA||LEUNG Lok Man||WA||IA|
|CHAN Chi Cheung||IA||LEUNG Man Kit||SA||EU|
|CHAN Chi Keung Peter||IEQ||IA||LEUNG So Wan Susan||CA||SA|
|CHAN Chung Tak Thomas||SA||MA||LEUNG Tak Chi Tommy||WA|
|CHAN Hon Fai||WA||SA||LEUNG Yee Tak Andrew||CA||IEQ|
|CHAN Hon Wan Edwin||CA||IA||LEUNG Yun Cheong||WA|
|CHAN Jor Kin Kenneth||MAN||SA||LI Guiyi||MA||EU|
|CHAN Ka Yee Zoe||WA||IA||LI Siu Kong Kenneth||EU||WA|
|CHAN Ping Chiu Andrew||CA||LIM V Bernard||CA|
|CHAN Suk Fun Mary||SA||MA||LING Chun Pang Simon||IEQ||IA|
|CHAN Tin Chi Kenneth||WA||LO Kwok Kuen Joseph||MA|
|CHAN Wai Tin Daniel||EU||IEQ||LO Man Chi Irene||MA||WA|
|CHAN Wing Chung Sunny||EU||LO Oi Ling Christina||CA|
|CHAN Wing Hong, J.P. Cary||MAN||EU||LO Tsz Yeung Alvin||EU||IEQ|
|CHAN Yim Cheong Paul||EU||IEQ||LUK Tsz Wai Ian||MA|
|CHAN Yiu Keung Oliver||MAN||WA||MAK Cheuk Ming||IEQ|
|CHAN Yuen King Paul||SA||MAK Kei Choi Henry||IEQ|
|CHANG PH Wallace||CA||MAK Yiu Wing Joseph||MA||IA|
|CHANG Wai Ip Daniel||SA||MA||MAN Kit Biu||MAN|
|CHAO Yu Hang Christopher||IEQ||MUI Heung Fu Dennis||EU||IEQ|
|CHENG Ka Lai Karen||WA||NG Cheuk Yee John||CA||SA|
|CHENG Sai Yau Vincent||SA||NG Kit Wah Ray||MAN|
|CHEUNG Chi Kong Victor||EU||IEQ||NG Mee Kam||CA|
|CHEUNG Lai Shun Benedict||IA||NG Shiu Tong Thomas||MA||IA|
|CHEUNG Mun Kit||WA||NG Tze Kwun Kathy||SA|
|CHEUNG Wai Hin Andy||EU||IEQ||NG Wan Tin Danny||SA|
|CHEUNG Wai Hung Tony||EU||NG Wang Wai Charles||IA|
|CHEUNG Yuen Fong Patrick||EU||NG Yan Yung Edward||SA|
|CHIU Ka Fai Calvin||SA||IEQ||NGAN Kwok Hip Tony||EU||IA|
|CHIU Lai Har Rebecca||CA||PONG Chi Hung||EU|
|CHOW Ka Ming Benny||SA||IEQ||POON Chi Fai Larry||CA||SA|
|CHOW Tin Tai||EU||IEQ||POON Chi Sun||MA|
|CHOY Tak Yip||WA||RUSU Dan||MA|
|CHU Wai Yip Gary||EU||SHEN Edward||SA|
|CHUNG Chi Leong Colin||EU||IEQ||SO Kai Ming||MAN||SA|
|CHUNG Kam Wing Lawrence||CA||IA||TAI Joyce||CA|
|DUGGIE Alexander M Sandy||SA||WA||TANG Sek Khuen Thomas||CA|
|FONG Suet Yuen Carolin||SA||IA||TANG Siu Keung||IEQ|
|FUNG Ka Wai||WA||THILAKARATNE Ruffina||SA||MA|
|FUNG Kai Yuen Clarence||IA||TSANG Anne Lee Cindy||CA||SA|
|HERBERT John Anthony||WA||IA||WAN Chun Wah Martin||MAN||EU|
|HO Wai Lun Tony||EU||IEQ||WAN Hon Chi Stewart||IA|
|HO Kin Chung||WA||WAN Siu Yiu Kennis||IA|
|HO Kui Yip Vincent||SA||MA||WAN Wai Man Raymond||MA||IA|
|HO Siu Leung Nelson||MAN||SA||WANG Sheng Wei||MAN||EU|
|HO Wing Hung||IEQ||WEBSTER Chris||CA|
|HUNG Chung Yin Alan||MAN||EU||WONG Cheuk Yuet Chiky||SA|
|IEONG In Leng Yvonne||SA||MA||WONG Chun Sing||MAN||IEQ|
|IP Chung Man Tony||CA||MA||WONG Ming Bun Kenny||WA|
|JIANG Wei||EU||IEQ||WONG Siu Fan Susanna||SA|
|KONG Chi Yuen Vincent||CA||WONG Tsz Yat Hyvan||IEQ|
|KWAN Chor Kee Raymond||EU||WONG Wai Kwong||EU|
|KWAN Kai Sing||MA||WONG Wai Lan Luciana||SA||WA|
|KWAN Kam Tim Timmy||MAN||EU||WONG Wing Ho James||EU||IEQ|
|KWAN Kwok Lok Joseph||CA||IA||WONG Yat Hang Felix||MA||IA|
|KWAN Wai Ming Laurence||IEQ||WONG Yiu Wa||WA|
|KWOK May Han Grace||SA||IEQ||WU Ming Fung Richard||MAN|
|KWOK Ngok Chung Dick||MAN||SA||XIONG Jian James||SA|
|LAI Hung Kit Joseph||MAN||EU||YAU K S||EU||WA|
|LAI Ying Keung||WA||YAU Kai Cheung David||IA|
|LAM Chapman||SA||YAU Kin Pui Matt||EU||IEQ|
|LAM Chung Wai Tony||IA||YAU Man Hung Raymond||SA||EU|
|LAM Wai Man Erica||SA||MA||YEUNG Lai Fong Alice||SA||MA|
|LAU Kwok Keung||IEQ||YEUNG Wing Shan Theresa||CA|
|LAU Wing Yin Vico||MAN||YIK Wai Yuen Wilson||SA||MA|
|LAW Kin Chung Christopher||CA||YIM Yu Chau Stephen||CA||SA|
|LEE CK Alfred||WA||YIN Rumin||IEQ|
|LEE Man Kwong Jonathan||SA||EU||YIP Ka Chun Gary||WA|
|LEE Shun Cheng Frank||IEQ||YIU Wai Keung||MAN|
|LEE Siu Wing Ivy||SA||MA||YU Lap Ho||MAN|
|LEE Wai Ming Ryan||EU||IA||YU TW Ann||MA|
|LEE Yan Hung Ian||EU||IA||YU Yuen Ping William||CA|
Mr Benny Au is currently the Sustainable Development Manager of Swire Properties Ltd. He is responsible for enhancing the company's building sustainability performance. He started his career as a building services engineer and then shifted his career path to environmental discipline. He previously worked with consultants, contractors and property management companies which provided him the knowledge on building construction and operation in regarding to the sustainability aspects throughout the building life cycle. Mr Au was heavily involved in the establishment of BEAM Plus standards and he is one of the Green Building Faculty members and a BEAM Professional
Ir Walter Au is the Technical Director of several engineering companies within Sun Hung Kai Properties Group, providing contracting and energy solution services to support the Group's project development and property management in HK and PRC. He plays an active role in reviewing and promoting the green policy, implementation of ISO50001 EMS and various energy improvement initiatives.
Ms Jane Au-yeung is a Senior Architect of the Architectural Services Department (ArchSD), current post holder of SA2/CMD2 who provides technical advisory services to various planning and public buildings issues in Hong Kong. Jane is a qualified Architect and works in the government over 19 years in implementation of public buildings and infrastructure projects as well as consultancy management. She currently also serves as a member in the 'Heritage and Conservation Committee' and 'Planning & Urban Design Committee' of The Hong Kong Institute of Architects.
Ir Brian CHAN is an engineer of the Drainage Services Department. He is also a member of the Institution cf Structural Engineers and Institution of Civil Engineers. Ir CHAN accredited the BEAM Professional qualification in 2015 and has more than 15 years post-degree working experience in the construction industry.
Peter Chan is a qualified LEED AP, BEAM Pro and building specialist consultant with over 23 years of experience in leading and project managing numerous sustainability assignments related to the built environment. These include: providing "green" building design and management advice for over 100 BEAM assessed properties; formulating sustainable building design options for 30 developments to achieve the superior BEAM/LEED Platinum rating; developing environmental management systems for 5 organisations which subsequently achieved ISO 14001 certification; conducting life cycle impact and life cycle costing analysis projects; and undertaking energy audits.
Thomas is a chartered environmental engineer with 24-years local and overseas professional experience in various business sectors that include environmental consultancy, sustainability reporting & carbon audit, waste treatment facility operation, and civil & building construction management etc.Thomas is Fellow Member of several professional institutions which include Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (FHKIE) in Energy and Environmental disciplines, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (FCIWEM, UK), The Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (FIEMA, UK), and The Hong Kong Institute of Environmental Impact Assessment (FHKIEIA). He is also a BEAM Pro and LEED AP (BD+C, ID+C, O+M).
Dr. Hon-fai (HF) Chan has over 35 years of broad and extensive experience in environmental management and planning. He had worked in the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Agency/Department for more than five years before he set up ENPAC Limited (an environmental consultancy) in 1987 (which was subsequently acquired by Maunsell-Grontmij group in 1998). In 2002, he set up CINOTECH Consultants Limited (an environmental consultancy firm) and is operating it as its Managing Director since then. Dr Chan has been Project Director or Project Manager of (a) Environmental Impact Assessment projects for major infrastructure development and strategic planning projects, e.g. Kai Tak Multi-purpose Sports Complex, South East Kowloon Feasibility Study ($20M), Update on Cumulative Water Quality and Hydrological Effect of Coastal Developments and Upgrading of Assessment Tool ($14M), (b) high-profile environmental projects, e.g. Multi-purpose Sports Complex at Kai Tak, Cyberport Development, Tonggu Channel of Shenzhen Port, Sheung Shui Slaughterhouse – Odour Control Study, Shenzhen River Regulation; and (c) controversial and sensitive environmental projects e.g. Sha Lo Tung Development, Kai Tak Airport Dr Chan has also considerable experience in cross-border liaison. He has been advisor to Shenzhen Urban Infrastructure Administration in the mid 90’s on the development of solid waste management. In addition, Dr Chan has extensive experience in working with the Advisory Council on the Environment, District Councils and local pressure groups and communities, drawing on his many years of experience, both in the government and private practice. Apart from his professional services, Dr Chan also participates extensively in community services and delivers regular lectures to local universities. He also represents government and private clients as expert witness in Magistrate’s and District Court on environmental issues.
Professor Edwin Chan studied Architecture in England and then learnt Law in London and Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD degree at the King’s College of London University. He is a Chartered Architect and Surveyor and is a qualified Barrister-at-Law called to both the English and Hong Kong Bars. He has carried out a wide range of research relating to urban development including: Sustainable urban development and Urban renewal/ heritage conservation; Low carbon cities; Healthy/Green building; Institutional analysis for building energy efficiency and transaction costs; Dispute resolution model; and Community issues. He has published his work in over 100 international journal papers and many book chapters. He serves as an editor or editorial board member of several research journals and has edited many books related to his research. To enrich teaching/research that is relevant to industry, he plays active roles in professional bodies and serves a number of government boards/ committees, including the Town Planning Board and the Housing Authority. He is the Hon. Secretary of the Professional Green Building Council (2005-2006) and a council member since, and the Treasurer of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2006-2008). Recently, he has focused his research efforts on sustainability issues in urban renewal and governance, as well as policies for low carbon cities and the promotion of energy efficient buildings.
Sr Kenneth Chan is the Managing Director of KC Surveyors. He is a professional building surveyor and a professional property and facility management surveyor. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Hong Kong Insitute of Surveyors, the Association of Building Engineers (UK) and the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management, and possesses the China Engineering Consultant Qualification. He is a BEAM Professional and actively serves in the Professional Green Building Council, the BEAM Society Limited and the Hong Kong Green Building Council.
Ms Zoe Chan (Chan Ka Yee) is an environmental professional specializing in EIA, EM&A, town planning and green building studies involving land contamination assessment, waste management and rating under the local BEAM Plus accreditation system. She has actively participated in environmental studies under the statutory EIAO process for environmental permitting and planning application in Hong Kong, as well as EIA and due diligence projects in Hong Kong, Macau, the Philippines and PRC. Zoe has expertise in various aspects of technical assessments including land contamination assessment, noise impact assessment, drainage and sewerage impact assessment, water quality impact assessment, waste management, safety, occupational and public health risk assessment. For BEAM works, Ms Chan, being one of the key team members, has been responsible to coordinate with project team members and BEAM Society and also assist project team members to achieve credits to meet target grade. She involved more than 30 projects achieved gold or platinum rating in provisional assessment and final assessment under BEAM accreditation.
Dr. Andrew Chan is the Managing Director of PDI Consultants Limited and a veteran in the planning and development field with qualifications in planning and urban design, law, business administration, arbitration and mediation. During his time with the Hong Kong Government, he was involved, inter alia, in new town and urban district planning. Before he left the civil service, he was head of a section responsible for reviewing the Town Planning Ordinance and was instrumental to subsequent amendments to the Ordinance. Upon his departure from the Government, he embarked on his career in law with focus on planning and land matters. He also practised as a planning consultant providing services in planning studies and obtaining planning permissions for development.
Ms Mary Chan is an architect who is currently an Assistant Director and the Head of Sustainable Building Research at Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects and Engineers (HK) Ltd. She is a BEAM Professional of the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC), a Green Building Label Manager of the China Green Building Council as well as a LEED Accredited Professional. She is currently a member of HKGBC's Public Education Committee and the Chair of HKGBC's Working Group for the Green Building Competition for Schools. She is also a member of the Environment and Sustainable Development Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects.
Mr. Chan has acquired knowledge of mechanical engineering specialising in the design of mechanical systems of plumbing and drainage, fire services and heating systems and environmental system design. He also has over 12 years of teaching experiences at PolyU, SPEED, IVE, ASD, BD, EMSD, Housing D and courses/seminars.
Ir Prof Daniel WT Chan was a Professor in the Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He had taught on subjects related to indoor air quality, thermal comfort, indoor environmental quality, building services design, operation and maintenance, as well as building environmental assessment. After retirement, he joined Arup as a Professional Directorate. He is a Fellow of a number of professional institutes including BSOMES, CIBSE and HKIOA.
Ir Sunny Chan is the General Manager, Project Management of Hysan Development Co. Ltd. He oversees Hysan Group's project and construction affairs from new development to all major asset enhancement projects. Ir Chan has extensive design and project management experience of award-winning and sustainable landmark building projects ranging from shopping malls, Grade A office buildings, luxury integrated resort hotels to serviced apartments while holding senior positions in multinational property development companies. Ir Chan was the winner of the biennial Outstanding Building Services Engineering Alumni Award 2010 from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Ir Cary CHAN Wing-hong, J.P. Executive Director Hong Kong Green Building Council Ir Cary Chan is a professional engineer and is currently the Executive Director of Hong Kong Green Building Council. Over the years, he has carried out a lot of researches and energy saving initiatives with substantial improvements in energy performance of buildings. Some of his works have won international awards, which includes Client of the Year - Low Carbon Operation Award by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers in 2010. Ir Chan is also active in serving the professional and business communities with his expertise.
Ir Chan is a Director of Wong & Ouyang (Building Services) Ltd. with over 39 years of experiences in many different building types in HK & China. He has involved in the design of a variety of building projects where many had achieved Green Building Awards such as the HKU Centennial Campus, Hang Seng Management College and government APB Building renovation.Ir Chan is a fellow member of HKIE, CIBSE & IET and a Registered Profession Engineer. Ir Chan participates actively in the HKIE and learned society activities. He is also a HKGBC Green Building Faculty Member and BEAM Pro.
Sr Oliver CHAN is a building surveyor by profession and he is currently Member of Asbestos Administration Committee of EPD, Council Member and Assessor of HKIS, and BEAM Professional. He is a Chief Maintenance Surveyor of Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA). Within HA, Sr. CHAN formulates policies and strategies on maintenance and improvement initiatives for existing estates, and looks after consultant management and Total Maintenance Scheme. In addition, he oversees management, operation and maintenance of all existing public housing estates in Kwai Chung Region. Formerly as Advisor to HKGBC Steering Committee on Revamping BEAM Plus for EB, he steered the post-certification review of pilot implementation of BEAM Plus at Kwai Shing West Estate. Externally, Sr CHAN contributed his property management expertise by serving as the editor for HKIS Green Property Management Practice (2015), member of Expert Team "AP Easy” Building Maintenance Advisory Service Scheme (2014) and co-author of HKIS Guide to Good Property Management Practices (2008).
Mr. Chan has academic background in Architecture, Construction Project Management, Law, and Landscape Architecture. He is a practising Landscape Architect and has substantial experience in different roles within the construction industry. He is currently an Assistant Professor/ Programme Leader in Landscape Architecture of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong; and also a Director of a leading landscape consultancy in Hong Kong. Mr. Chan currently the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects. He is also a nominated Director of BEAM Society, council member of Professional Green Building Council (PGBC), and member of the Harbourfront Commission
Wallace CHANG Ping Hung, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, CUHK; Visiting Scholar in Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University . He is both an architectural practitioner and theorist on urban design, cultural conservation and community participation. His design from urban washroom in Hong Kong to academic building in China won several architectural awards. Also, he is a social activist to promote a civil consciousness on urban environment, community conservation and sustainable planning. His latest research, like Kai Tak River , focuses on the cultural identity and urban sustainability issues during the urban transformation process in Hong Kong and southern Chinese cities
Sr Daniel Chang is a qualified Building Surveyor and holds the qualifications of MHKIS, MRICS, RPS (BS) and BEAM Pro. Currently, he is the Senior Technical Services Manager of Swire Properties Limited. Daniel has over 20 years' working experience in consultancy, maintenance and facilities management areas. He has been serving the Council of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveying Division and is an assessor for the Institute’s professional examination.
Prof Christopher Chao is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and also Associate Dean of Engineering (Research and Graduate Education). His research covers indoor air science and energy, focusing on exhaled aerosol transport and the health risk, ultrafine particle dynamics, low temperature VOC oxidation, and adsorption cooling using novel composite materials and nano fluids. He is Director of the Building Energy Research Center at HKUST, leading the effort to integrate academic research into commercial product development. Prof. Chao is a Fellow of Amercian Society of Mechanical Engineers (FASME), The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE), The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (FCIBSE) and The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (FHKIE). He has also been elected to the Academy of Fellows of The International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (FISIAQ).
Ir Karen Cheng is a Senior Building Services Engineer of the Architectural Services Department (ArchSD). She is also the Advisor of the Plumbing and Drainage Specialist Support Group of the Building Services Branch of the Department, responsible for conducting the research and development work for the excellence of the technologies on plumbing & drainage installation. The R&D tasks conducted include the development of internal design guidelines for the plumbing & drainage installations and rainwater recycling installation.
r Dr Vincent Cheng is the Director of Building Sustainability of Arup. He leads a group of engineers and specialists practicing primarily on sustainable developments and low carbon building design in East Asia Region. He has been involving in many pivotal projects of green buildings including BEAM Plus NB V2 Major Revision, CIC Zero Carbon Building, District Cooling projects in KTD and WKCD as well as the Hysan Place. Under his leadership, Arup was named â€œthe BEAM consultant with most BEAM Plus Final and Provisional Platinum Projectsâ€ by HKGBC in 2015. Dr Cheng is a Director of HKGBC and serves in many professional bodies championing the sustainability of Hong Kong, including PGBC, BEC and HKIE. He is also a member of Advisory Committee of the School of Energy and Environment of CityU and the School of Engineering of HKUST.
Ir Victor Cheung is a Registered Professional Engineer with extensive experience in the field of electrical and mechanical engineering, covering a wide spectrum of projects. He is a Director of J Roger Preston Ltd, a leading E&M consultancy practice in the Southeast Asia Region. Victor is active in promoting energy efficiency for buildings and has been heavily involved in the drafting of the Building Energy Codes for Hong Kong. He was a member of the Technical Task Force and Trade Task Force on the Mandatory Implementation of the Building Energy Codes. Victor is the Vice President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Director of BEAM Society Ltd, Director of Professional Green Building Council and member of the Industry Standards and Research Committee and Green Labelling Committee of HKGBC. He is also appointed a member of the Energy Advisory Committee.
Ir Benedict CHEUNG is an engineer of the Drainage Services Department. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Institution of Structural Engineers and has more than 15 years post-degree working experience in the construction industry.
Ir M K CHEUNG is an Assistant Secretary (Programme Management) of the Development Bureau. He attained the civil and structural engineering degree from the University of Hong Kong and is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Andy Cheung is a specialist with over 14-years experience in energy conservation, environmental management, built environment, green building assessment and sustainability development. Now, he is leading consultant team in green building and sustainability development for ENVIRON HK Ltd. In the past, he worked as consultant for a building physic team and led the sustainability development team for Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd in Beijing. He also worked for more than 8 years as Energy Manager in the Estates Management Office of the Chinese University of Hong Kong for multi-discipline sustainable development programmes ranging from strategic planning, project enforcement, KPI review, educational and promotional activities, policy development and implementation. For Facilitates Management, he worked for 2 years in EC Harris for corporate environmental management of HSBC Portfolios. His experience includes studies, project works and educational programmes in energy management, renewable energy application, energy and carbon audit, benchmarking, green building assessment, design review, life cycle analysis, payback calculation, funding application, negotiation with NGOs, indoor air quality review, environmental award application, building controls, etc. Professional advisory was offered and integrated solutions were proposed by him. His experience also covers campus-wide sustainability projects like green award application, incentive programme for staff, campus-wide lighting retrofit and building management system upgrading programmes
Mr Cheung is one of the Section Heads in Cross Boundary & International Group of the Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR Government. Apart from general liaison under a number of cross-boundary collaboration platforms, Mr Cheung also takes care of the planning of Eco Expo Asia and promotion of carbon audit and management for private companies. One of Mr Cheung’s main areas of business is the setting up and management of the Carbon Footprint Repository for listed companies in Hong Kong, which enables listed companies to disclose their carbon footprints as a result of their business operations and share successful stories on carbon management and practices with the public. Mr Cheung has also been working closely with the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited on encouraging listed companies in Hong Kong to join the carbon audit practices with a view to promoting more and more private sectors, including listed companies’ subsidiaries, tenants, supply chain companies and others to join the global efforts in combating climate change.
Ir Patrick CHEUNG graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic (currently The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in 1985 and immediately joined the Hong Kong Government. During the last 30 years, he has been involved in the design and construction supervision of the building services installations for projects of various naturs. He is currently the Chief Engineer of the Energy Efficiency Office of the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department leading teams of professionals responsible for enforcing the Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance, promoting the wider use of water-cooled air-conditioning systems, energy efficient features and renewable energy, and overseeing the implementation of the district cooling system in Kai Tak Development and various energy efficiency and conservation initiatives in Hong Kong. He is the fellow member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (FHKIE) and the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (FCIBSE).
Dr. Chiu has over 16 years’ experience in environmental and microclimate/green building studies for both government and private clients. He is an environmental professional specialising in Environmental Impact Assessment, town planning, air ventilation assessment (AVA) including expert evaluation and green building studies under the local BEAM Plus and LEED accreditation system. He has expertise in various aspects of technical assessments including noise impact assessment, air quality impact assessment, hazard assessment, air ventilation assessment, drainage and sewerage impact assessment, water quality impact assessment, safety, occupational and public health risk assessment. Dr. Chiu is well-versed in a number of commercial CFD codes, including PHOENICS, FLUENT and FLOVENT software, generally used in AVA and environmental studies. He also has experience in coordinating work with wind tunnel facility in Hong Kong and overseas for carrying out pedestrian comfort and air ventilation assessment. He is the term consultant of Planning Department and was responsible to prepare air ventilation assessment for a number of outline zoning plans and took part in environmental building design studies for public rental housing developments in Hong Kong. He was involved in microclimate studies as early as in 1999/2000 for private developments in Tseung Kwan O and North Lantau. In addition, he is familiar with all environmental issues and regulatory requirements in relation to new construction from town planning (e.g. EIA studies) to detailed design and construction (e.g. indoor acoustic studies, acoustic mitigation measures, environmental monitoring and audit, construction environmental impact mitigations) stages.
Rebecca L.H. Chiu has specialized in housing education and housing studies since 1987, and in housing and urban sustainability issues since 1997. Currently she is Professor at the Department of Urban Planning and Design, and the Director of the Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning of the University of Hong Kong. Her current research interests are housing and urban sustainability issues in high-density Asian cities, especially China, comparative housing policies in Asia, and housing policy transfer. She is the Founder Chairman of the Asia Pacific Network for Housing Research, and the Director of Affordable Housing Research Network at HKU. She has been appointed to government boards and appeal panels related to housing, planning, urban renewal, natural and heritage conservation in Hong Kong.
Dr Benny Chow is the Director of Sustainability at Aedas. He is a HKGBC GB Faculty, a BEAM Pro, USGBC LEED AP (BD+C), and a ChinaGBC GBL Manager. He has extensive experience in sustainable design, specializing in building performance simulation, computational fluid dynamics and green BIM integration. These have invaluably strengthened the architectural concepts and designs of more than 250 projects that he has worked on. Dr Chow is concurrently appointed as an Honorary Associate Professor at HKU's Department of Mechanical Engineering, an Adjunct Associate Professor at CUHK's Center for Housing Innovations and an Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow at CUHK's Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Dr TT Chow is an Associate Professor at the City University of Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, and a PhD from the Energy Systems Research Unit of the University of Strathclyde. He is the Director of Building Energy and Environmental Technology Research Unit at the City University of Hong Kong. He contributes to many prestigious international journals and conferences as committee members and invited speakers, like the editorial board member of the Journal of Building Performance Simulation, and the Chairman of the 4th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings (IAQVEC 2001). He have had guest professorship in a number of universities including the Hunan University and the University of Science and Technology of China.
Mr. T.Y. CHOY is a Waterworks Chemist in the Water Supplies Department; he earned his B.Sc. Chemistry at the University of Hong Kong. He holds a Master Degree in Environmental Science from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has extensive experience in the application of international standards on water quality control and maintaining the stringent quality assurance programme for water quality monitoring of the Department. He actively participated in the formulation and the implementation of the Water Safety Plan, a proactive mechanism to ensure the safety of drinking water for the protection of public health, and conducting compliance and surveillance audits on this area. He is also familiar with the quality standards adopted by the Water Authority for approving pipes and fittings to be installed in the water supply plumbing system.
Ir Gary CHU is an electrical and mechanical engineer of the Drainage Services Department (DSD). He has more than 15 years post qualification working experience in the construction industry and is currently a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in Mechanical and Building Services Discipline. He is now responsible for administration of a DBO contract for operations and maintenance of Pillar Point Sewage Treatment Works. His works include all the project management issues, development of contract administration guidelines, liaison with relevant government departments, etc. as well as participate study review for the new developments in Tucm Mun district. He also takes past in implementation of total asset management system in the E&M Branch of DSD.
Ir Colin Chung is an Executive Director of Parsons Brinckerhoff (Asia) Ltd (PBA) and a Fellow Member of the HK Institution of Engineers and many international institutions. He is an experienced building services engineer and has extensive knowledge in green building design. He is a LEED AP (BD+C), BEAM Pro and a member of the Green Building Labelling Committee of the Hong Kong Green Building Council. He was the first PBA employee outside North America to gain LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation. Since then, he has been heavily involved in numerous LEED projects as well as green building design throughout Asia.
I am an Assistant Director of the Hong Kong Housing Authority, leading a multi-disciplinary team in its Development and Construction Division to implement various public housing developments in Hong Kong. I also oversee the development and application of Information Technology to meet the diverse needs of the Division. One of my roles in this regard is to chair a Steering Committee on Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Geographic Information System (GIS).I have been facilitating the Authority in applying and integrating BIM and GIS in the planning, design, statutory submission, construction and post-completion of public housing development and construction, with an aim to enhance environmental performance, safety, quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness
Alexander (Sandy) M Duggie is a Registered Landscape Architect, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects and the Managing Director of Urbis Limited. Since 1977 Urbis has undertaken over 2,000 projects throughout the Asia Pacific region, South Asia and the Middle East and has won well over 100 awards and competition designs both locally and internationally. Many of these award-winning projects Sandy has worked on, designed and / or directed personally. He is particularly concerned with the promotion of sustainable design and designing the public realm to meet the needs of modern society.
Ms Carolin Fong is Director and Head of Sustainable Development of Dennis Lau and Ng Chun Man Architects and Engineers (HK) Ltd. She is an architect by profession and a BEAM Professional. She is also a LEED AP, GBL Manager and a Member of the Committee of Experts on Green Building Assessment of the Chinese Society for Urban Studies. Her area of interests include site design and passive buidling design.
Ir FUNG Ka-wai is an engineer of the Drainage Services Department and a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He has more than 15 years post-degree working experience in the construction industry and is currently working in the Project Management Division of DSD. His works include project planning, design and consultant management for the rehabilitation of underground drainage and sewerage networks.
Mr Clarence FUNG is an architect by profession, and has become a BEAM Professional since 2011. Currently working in the Development & Standards Section of the Housing Department, he is involved in project administration, BEAM Plus implementation and environmental researches. Major researches include waste management plan, environmental management plan, integrated Pay for Safety, Environment and Site Hygiene Scheme, construction waste index, Modular Flat Design, Life Cycle Analysis /Life Cycle Costing Research Study of Building Materials & Components, radon in housing estates, environmental responsive façade, Common W-trap drainage system, twin-tank water supply system, and mail box type disposal system for recyclable materials. Mr FUNG has also participated in several Working Groups/ Task Forces on construction waste, water efficiency, life cycle analysis, sustainable urban living space, green roof and climate change.
Ms. Ada FUNG, JP is an Architect by profession. She is an active member in the Architectural field as well as in the construction industry in Hong Kong. In her career as Deputy Director of Housing, she supervises the Development & Construction Division of the Housing Department, overseeing all facets of public housing development work in Hong Kong. Her duties cover project management, planning, design and contract management, as well as establishing operational policies on procurement, design, construction, quality, performance assessment, dispute resolution, research and development, safety and the environment. She also promotes partnering, value management, risk management, ethical integrity, site safety, corporate social responsibility, sustainable development, community engagement, green building and Building Information Modeling and product certification in the industry. She is the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2013 - 2014), Chairperson of the APEC Architect Monitoring Committee of Hong Kong (2012/13 – 2014/15), and past Chairperson of the Architects Registration Board (2010/11 – 2011/12).
Mr John Herbert is an authority in sustainable energy efficiency engineering and a frequent speaker at major international conferences for green building and energy efficiency. He is frequently quoted in regional media for his key insights on the positioning of the Asian energy sector. He is the Founder and Managing Director of a sustainable built environment consultancy practice, Kelcroft E&M Limited, and he is one of the first BEAM Professionals accredited by the Hong Kong Green Building Council. Mr Herbert is also a Founding Director of the Hong Kong Association of Energy Services Companies (HAESCO) and currently holds the post of Vice-chairman. He sits on a number of industry-related committees including BEAM Society's Technical Review Committee, and the HKSAR Government's 2010 Building Energy Code committee.
Mr. Tony Ho is Registered Energy Assessor (REA), Certified Energy Manager, Certified Measurement and Verification (M&V) Professional, Certified Carbon Audit Professional, China Green Buildings Manager in PRC, BEAM Professional in HK, Registered Professional Engineer of Hong Kong. He obtained the Master Degree in Energy Management. His foundation of professional practice in building engineering sector has further extended to energy and low carbon management profession more than a decade ago. He assists corporates and organizations of various sectors improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon intensity in their operations in China, Macau and Hong Kong. To serve the growing of professionalism in sustainability knowledge for local practitioners, he was invited to lecture in Energy and Low Carbon Management courses in the Open University of Hong Kong. He was also authorized trainer for the renowned training course Certified Energy Manager (CEM) in China. He also conducted training and seminars for ISO50001 - Energy Management System (EnMS) in various occasions. Tony was member of Shenzhen Expertise Federation of Energy Conservation (SEFEC) as well as other local and international professional institutions. With his extended knowledge and exposures in the industry, he spends his endeavor contributing to the community by serving as the Honorary Advisor of Green Investment Promotion Association (GIPA) in Hong Kong. He was invited to join the Task Force on Energy Management System by HKAS of Hong Kong Government in 2012 and expert panel member of BEAM Society. Tony is the co-founder of Carbon Exchange (Hong Kong) Limited, situated at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks, and is developing and applying various environmental technologies and services in collaboration with research institutes in China and Hong Kong.
Prof KC Ho is the Dean of School of Science & Technology and Programme Leader in Environmental Studies and Applied Sciences at The Open University of Hong Kong. He holds the qualifications of BSc in Biology, MSc in Environmental Resources and PhD from Department of Botany of HKU. His present and previous public and professional services include: Chairman of the Advisory Committee for the Quality of Drinking Water, member of the Advisory Council on the Environment (ACE), Deputy Chair of the EIA Sub-committee, member of the Town Planning Appeal Board, member of the Town Planning Appeal Board, member of the Advisory Committee for Red Tides and member of the Appeal Board on Water Pollution Control Ordinance.
Sr Vincent Ho is the Managing Director of Freevision Limited. He is the Council Chairman of Building Surveying Division of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (2010-2012).
Sr Nelson Ho is Senior Manager, Facilities Management of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation. He is an experienced building surveyor and a facility manager, possessing extensive experience in project and facility management. He has helped the Science Park buildings to get the first ISO50001 Energy Management System Certification in Hong Kong in September 2011. He is an expert in energy management and is a member of the Task Force on Energy Management System (EnMS) Certification of the Hong Kong Accreditation Service. In addition to energy management, Mr. Ho's major professional and research interests are facilities management, project management, sustainable technologies and standards, outsourcing management, maintenance, BIM- FM technology, conservation, rehabilitation and restoration of heritage buildings.
Wing is the Associate Director with AECOM in Hong Kong. He has been responsible for the design of a variety of green building projects including offices, retails, highrise buildings, art and culture facilities, and airport concourse projects among others. He is a passionate advocate of intelligent passive design delivered through clear and concise communication. Over the past 20 years experiences, he has gained a wide range of technical and consulting expertise covering energy and carbon management, sustainable building design and building physics. He has a thorough understanding of the imperatives for designing and managing sustainable projects in East Asia. Currently, he is responsible for the growth and quality of sustainable design, green building assessments and consultation across Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and other Asia cities.
Ir Alan Hung possesses over 20 years of engineering design, management and supervision of engineering, construction management and project management, as well as design, contracting, testing & commissioning of building services systems. He assumes full time BEAM Plus consultancy experience since 2012. He also takes the lead on overall facilities management of Jockey Club Environmental Building with building management office. He supervises building management office for day-to-day management and plans for any renovation works in order to improve overall carbon emissions of the building.
Ms Yvonne Ieong is the Director of y.i. & associates Ltd. She is an experienced architect and interior designer and is dedicated to carrying out sustainable initiatives through her projects. One of her recent projects is the Headquarters of Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) which is a demonstration green office in Hong Kong. This project also gains three green awards in Hong Kong. She serves as Committee member of China Green Building Council, Environmental Campaign Committee, Professional Green Building Council, Environmental and Sustainable Development Committee & Planning and Land Committee of HKIA, and Green Labelling Committee of HKGBC and BEAM Plus Interiors Steering Committee. She has been a task force member for HKGBC on HK Green School Guideline and Green School Competition, and review of BEAM Plus Existing Buildings Scheme.
Having received the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award 2016, EcoStar Award 2014 and HKIA Young Architect Award 2010, Tony Ip is a community-centric, sustainable design architect.
He is dedicated to promoting architecture and green buildings to the public and serves as the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Architecture Centre.
Tony has demonstrated a flair for multi-disciplinary practices and academic studies in the building profession. He received his BEng, MSc(Eng), MArch & MUrbanDesign from HKU, BBE(Arch) from QUT and MSt IDBE from University of Cambridge. He is a green building expert with qualifications of AP(Architect), HKIA, HKIUD, PIA, BEAM Pro(NB, EB, BI & ND), BREEAM AP, LEED AP BD+C & ND and WELL AP. Tony is HKGBC Green Building Faculty and BSL Materials Aspects Expert Panel.
Dr. Jiang education and past career primarily focused on building energy efficiency and sustainable building engineering, specifically, investigating technologies and strategies to improve built environment while minimizing energy use. Dr. Jiang obtained my PhD degree in Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering with an emphasis on building energy systems from Drexel University in the United States in 2005, and both Master of Science and Becher of Engineering in HVAC Engineering from Tianjin University in China in 2001 and 1999. Dr. Jiang began her career as a research engineer in Building Energy Systems & Technologies Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in the United States in 2006. She worked with the US government agencies and building industry to develop innovative energy efficiency technologies and energy conservation policy, standards and codes for buildings and commercial HVAC equipment. The two and half years working experience in PNNL together with her PhD research has allowed her to develop strong technical expertise and skills which have helped her to achieve where she is now and as well as future career.Dr. Jiang returned to Greater China and joined WSP Hong Kong Ltd. in September 2008 to continue pursing her passion in building energy efficiency and sustainable building design. Since then, she has been the Head of Sustainability Engineering in WSP Hong Kong, leading a team to provide professional services of building energy efficiency design and energy management, sustainable built environment design and solutions, and green building assessment and certification. Dr. Jiang is specialised in low energy-cum-carbon design, she was the lead energy specialist in developing several of the ASHRAE's award-winning Advanced Energy Design Guides and key technical contributor to the research of net-zero energy buildings. Dr. Jiang has published over 30 journal articles, conference papers and technical reports. Dr. Jiang was named as Top 5 ASHRAE 2008 New Face of Engineering in 2008, one of only five young engineers nominated by ASHRAE to receive this special recognition who have shown outstanding abilities and leadership.During the past years, she played an active role in Hong Kong/Mainland China professional communities through conducting trainings and giving lectures to professional communities to promote green building practices. During 2012-2013, she was appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor by The University of Hong Kong to teach two courses: Sustainable Building Design, Energy Performance of Buildings. She was invited as the CPD course speaker for BEAM Society in 2012 and 2013, as well as speaker for various workshops and conferences such as ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter Technical Workshop, CAR-ASHRAE Group technical seminar at China Refrigeration Expo, ASHRAE Meeting. She was also a member of the Working Group (Energy) in BEAM Interim Upgrade in 2009.
Ir Vincent Kong looks after SHKP Group’s sustainability efforts and ESG standards compliance issues. He has over 18 years of experience in corporate and supply chain sustainability, second and third party audits, accreditation and certification management, and coaching business leaders. Before joining SHKP, he founded sustainability related services for SGS in Hong Kong and the mainland China, and led a team of professionals to serve his clients including a number of listed companies and state-owned enterprises. In the past decade, he has contributed substantially to the development of international standards and advised sustainable development related strategies and goal setting for both private and public sectors. Vincent is a Chartered Engineer, a Green Building Professional, a Faculty Member of the Hong Kong Green Building Council, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Certified Auditors. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto, a Master’s degree in Theology from the Regent College, Canada, and a post-graduate certificate in Business Administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School. He graduated from SGS Management Development Program in 2011 and has been a GRI Trainer since 2010.
Ir Raymond Kwan is the Senior Technical Services Manager of Kai Shing Management Services. His major duties are:Manage and mentor a team of engineers, surveyors and front-line technicians responsible for providing building services and E&M engineering support for both the operation and A&A project management within several Sun Hung Kai retail assets.
Ir K S KWAN is a structural engineer by profession. He is a Chief Structural Engineer of the Development & Construction Division in Housing Department of HKSAR and a Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Mr. KWAN is heavily involved in the research and development of public housing developments in Hong Kong including sustainable construction technologies and green products for construction. He is actively promoting the Product Certification in the upstream of production line for green product.
Ir Timmy Kwan is a qualified Building Services Engineer by profession. He is a BEAM Professional, a Chartered Engineer, a Registered Professional Engineer and a Registered Energy Assessor under Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance. He possesses over 20 years of working experience in building services consultancy, building project management and facilities management. He has solid experience in green building certification project in both BEAM Plus (Existing Buildings) and LEED certifications. He was a steering committee member for review of BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0. He has also been a BEAM Expert Panel member appointed by BEAM Society and an External Module Examiner for Higher Diploma programme appointed by Vocational Training Council. He is now the Assistant General Manager - Project Management of Asia Standard International Group overseeing Group's project from new development to all major asset enhancement projects.
Joseph Kwan is an Architect and Access Consultant with 40 years of experience having practiced in Australia, the United Kingdom, France and now 30 years in Hong Kong. He specializes in universal design and accessibility to the built environment, transportation and inclusive tourism.He is an advisor/consultant to ADB, UN-ESCAP and APNAT; hold official positions with RI-ICTA and TRANSED, UIA and ARCASIA; a member of committees at ISO, BD, TD, HKHD, EOC and RAC-SCA; Hon. Access Advisor to various NGOs in Hong Kong.
Ir Laurence KWAN is a Senior Project Manager at the Architectural Services Department (ArchSD). He leads a team of building services engineers and structural engineers, as well as technical staff on procuring various new government building projects. He is also the Advisor of Indoor Environmental Quality Specialist Support Group and Technical Manager of Indoor Air Quality Inspection Body of ArchSD, which are responsible for the research and development of new technology in indoor environmental quality and the measurement of indoor air quality respectively.
Ms. Grace Kwok is the Managing Director of Allied Environmental Consultants Ltd. With training in environmental engineering, she specializes in environmental impact assessment and built environment studies for sustainable building design. Being a Green Building Faculty, BEAM Pro and LEED AP, she has the privilege to work on the earliest batch of BEAM and LEED certified building projects in Hong Kong, including the Parcville and Kowloon Commerce Centre. With more than 15-year experiences working as environmental and sustainability consultant, she has been involved in numerous green building projects in Hong Kong, Macau and China. Many of these projects have obtained BEAM/LEED Platinum rating and received Quality Building Award or Green Building Award, such as the International Commerce Centre, 39 Conduit Road, Double Cove, HKU Centennial Campus and Hang Seng Management College. She often provides training to various project stakeholders on sustainable building design and construction as well as green building assessment and certification. Grace is a member of the Public Education Committee of the Hong Kong Green Building Council. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals. She is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Environmental Impact Assessment and the Environment Professional Group of the Royal Chartered Institute of Surveyors. Grace is currently the Chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics.
Sr Dick Kwok is a Senior Director of Savills Property Management Limited. He holds the qualifications of BSc, Dip Surv, FRICS, FHKIS, RPS(GP) and BEAM Pro.
Dr Joseph Lai possesses a first-class honours degree in building services engineering, a master degree in environmental management and a PhD in facilities management. Dr Lai is a registered professional engineer; he had practised for over a decade in building services consultancy, property development and facilities management before embarking on his academic career. Dr Lai was awarded the Departmental Teaching Excellence Award 2010/11 and the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award 2011/12. He is the Programme Leader of MSc in Facility Management, a Co-Editor of the journal “Facilities” and a Regional Editor of the journal “Smart and Sustainable Built Environment”. In addition to delivering training courses and consultancy services according to his expertise, Dr Lai has served on the committees of many professional institutions and government departments. Appointed as a Subject Specialist of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, Dr Lai has chaired a number of programme validation exercises. He has also served as External Examiner and Accreditation Panel Member for various academic programmes. In particular, Dr Lai served in 2003 as a member of the Technical Review Panel: HK-BEAM 5/03 for “Existing Building Developments” for the Hong Kong Building Environmental Assessment Method (HK-BEAM) Society and, in 2007-09, he was an Executive Committee Member of the HK-BEAM Society. Since 2014, Dr Lai has been a member of the Steering Committee for the Major Revision of BEAM Plus Existing Buildings under the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC).
Ir LAI Ying-keung is an engineer of Drainage Services Department responsible for drainage operations and maintenance works. He had been involved in a number of sewerage projects in the past few years. He has more than 15 years post-degree working experience in the construction industry and is currently a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers ard also a qualified assessor of CEEQUAL, a sustainability assessment scheme originated from ICE, UK.
Mr Lam has over 20 years of experience in the field of traffic and transportation consulting through his extensive experience in Hong Kong, China, and Canada. His experience ranges from public sector planning and traffic studies, transit oriented developments, road safety studies, traffic impact assessments, to the design of traffic circulations/facilities for private developments in different scales. His extensive experience in designing traffic/pedestrian/public transport facilities for different nature, size, and scale in HK and China, together with his background in road safety will bring valuable contribution to the HKGBC in enhancing the contribution of traffic and transport aspects in a sustainable building design perspective.
Mr Tony Lam is a Registered Architect, an Authorized Person and a Director of AGC Design Ltd. He is a heritage conservation expert, and his company is an architectural firm involved in urban planning, heritage conservation and many other projects. He is the author of the article "From British Colonization to Japanese Invasion - The 100 years architects in Hong Kong 1841-1941.
Ms Erica Lam is the Sustainability Manager at Gammon Construction Limited. She has 15 years of experience in Environmental Management, Sustainability and Green Buildings. Erica holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science and is a member of the HKIEIA, an Accredited Monitoring Professional, a BEAM Professional (2010) and a LEED AP (BD+C) (2009). Erica has supported over 20 green building projects, including many high-profile projects such as the Hong Kong Science Park Phase 3 (BEAM Plus Platinum and LEED Platinum), Whitesands, Cheung Sha (BEAM Plus Platinum), Midfield Concourse at the Hong Kong Airport (BEAM Plus Provisional Gold), Hysan Place (BEAM Plus Platinum), the University of Hong Kong Centennial Campus Development (BEAM Plus Platinum), CIC Zero Carbon Building (BEAM Plus Platinum).
Dr. KK Lau is a Senior Environmental Protection Officer in the Environmental Protection Department of the HKSAR Government. He is also a Visiting Associate Professor appointed by the University of Hong Kong in the Department of Mechanical Engineering for teaching the noise-related subject of M.Sc. in Environmental Management and a Member of Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics. He has over 25 years of working experience in the field of acoustics, noise control and management. His works in the Environmental Protection Department include formulation of noise legislation and policy, noise planning, management of an accredited acoustic testing laboratory, management of noise abatement programme, technical support of computer noise modelling programmes and enforcement of various environmental ordinances.
Sr Vico Lau is the Technical Secretary of Architectural Services Department (ArchSD). He is a Professional Building Surveyor, professional property and facility management surveyor and BEAM Pro. He has extensive experience in project management of facilities upkeep including building maintenance, refurbishment, alteration, addition and improvement of government buildings and facilities. He is handling building material specifications and exploring sustainability and greening in government buildings.
Mr Chris Law is a Founding Director of Oval Partnership Ltd. He is also a Director of INTEGER China Ltd, an organisation which promotes intelligent and green developments in China. Chris was educated at Stonyhurst College in Lancashire, and studied Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. Over the years, Chris has received numerous accolades including Architects of the Year Award and the Outstanding Young Person Award in Hong Kong. Chris Law's design projects have received awards from institutions around the world including the Royal Academy of Arts, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, the Hong Kong Institute of Planners and the American Institute of Architects. Both the North site and the South sites of the Sanlitun Village project in Beijing, for which Oval Partnership is the principal architect, have been shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival Award 2010. The bamboo structure KPMG community centre in Sichuan has received many awards in 2010 including the Perspective Best of the Best Award, Sustainable Architecture Award, Design For Asia Award, etc.
Mr Alfred C K Lee was educated in the U.K. and earned his BSc and MSc in Applied Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry, respectively. In 1993, he assumed the responsibilities of Waterworks Chemist in the Water Supplies Department (WSD) with extensive experience in the formulation of water treatment as well as water quality monitoring policies. He also crucially participated in the Total Water Management Programme, which comprises the key elements namely, water conservation, water reclamation and recycling, for the sustainable use of water resources to green building growth. Professionally, Mr Lee is a Chartered Chemist (CChem MRSC), Chartered Scientist (CSci), Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (CWEM MCIWEM) respectively and a frequent speaker in many professional events on behalf of WSD. In recognition of his professional contributions, Mr Lee was awarded the Chief Executive's Commendation for Hong Kong Government/Public Service on the 2009 HKSAR Establishment Day Honour List.
Ir Sr Jonathan Lee is a chartered engineer in the discipline of building services engineering as well as a chartered surveyor in the professional group of facility management. With the abundant experience in building operation, he is active in promoting green building assessment, energy saving and indoor environmental quality for both new buildings and existing buildings. Jonathan is also a section head of maintenance in an international property development company, responsible for managing the operation and maintenance of buildings in Hong Kong and over 14 cities in the Mainland China. The managed scope covers both commercial and residential buildings, and are over 5 million square metres in terms of area.
Prof Frank SC Lee, Professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2005, earned a Doctorate in Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley in 1994. He was appointed Assistant Professor after graduation and has been working on indoor and outdoor air pollution studies, namely indoor/outdoor air pollutants emission source characterization and carbonaceous aerosol characterization. Prof LEE has carried out several indoor air quality studies in HK including IAQ in cabin air, office, classroom, residential flats, car park, restaurants and hospitals, etc. He has built a large environmental chamber in HK for emission certification of construction materials and consumer products. He was Chairman of the Air and Waste Management Association in Hong Kong from 1997 to 1999. He recently obtained a Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Funding in 2008, and Best Paper Award on Indoor Air Quality Research organised by the Chinese Society of Particuology. Both are recognitions of his academic standing in the field.
Ivy Lee is a Principal Director at Leigh & Orange and a Registered Architect in Hong Kong. She has a holistic approach to design with personal passion and skills in sustainable design, qualified as LEED AP and BEAM Professional. She leads the company in their pursuit of environmentally sustainable design practices and directs the Sustainability Department. Serving on the BEAM Society Limited (BSL)’s ‘Technical Review Panel’ since 2008, Ivy is also a pro bono Director of BSL and a Member of the ‘HKGBC Green Labeling Committee’. She currently acts as the Honorary Secretary of BSL’s Management Committee and chairs the ‘Professional Development Committee’, whilst also being a member of the ‘BEAM Plus Interiors Steering Committee’, ‘Continued Professional Development Vetting Panel’, ‘Administration & Finance Committee’ and the ‘BEAM Affiliate Roll-out Taskforce’
Mr Ryan Lee is a Technical and Sustainability Manager with Hongkong Land Limited (HKL). He is currently responsible for Sustainability & Energy management, and Quality assurance for HKL managed poperties. Before joining HKL, he was a team leader of Building Sustainability group in Arup and has gained extensive experience in Zero and Low Carbon community development, Green building design and Sustainability certification including BEAM Plus, LEED, BREEAM and China's 3-star rating system. He has gained solid experience in project and property management by providing integrated and cost-effective Sustainable solutions for developments from master-planning to building design and operation. He has involved in more than 40 Green community/building projects in Southeast Asia including Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Macau and Singapore. A number of his projects/ managed buildings have been recognized by Green awards and/or certified by Green community/ building ratings, including the provisional Platinum BEAM Plus project - Energizing Kowloon East Office; the First globally certified LEED Neighborhood Development (ND) post-pilot project - Foshan Lingnan Tiandi. He is also active in serving the professional and business communities with his expertise, such as member of BEAM Plus Review Taskforces, Expert Panel member of Technical Review Committee of BEAM Society, LEED International Subject Matter Expert (SME) with USGBC/GBCI for ND testing development, Best Practice Committee of Climate Change Business Forum (CCBF).
Ian has been working on Energy Management and Saving Projects since 1990s. He has been working on Energy Saving Projects ranging from Commercial, Industrial, Institutional as well as cold room, clean room and data centers. He has also participated in the drafting of the Building Energy Code for the Hong Kong Government and working in the task force for setting the criteria for the Building Energy Efficiency Ordinance.He has also other experiences as Consultant, Contractor, Client, Operation and Maintenance and Suppliers. He also got teaching experience in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Polytechnic University and Victoria University.
Mr Leung is a professional town planner. He had worked in the Government for 34 years, working up from Assistant Town Planner up to the post of Director of Planning. He retired in Dec 2012 and is now an Honorary Professor in the Dept of Urban Planning and Design, HKU and Adjunct Professor in the Dept of Geography and Resource Mgt, CUHK.
Currently the Head of Building & Energy Efficiency Division and IAQ Solutions Centre of the Business Environment Council, Ir CF Leung specialises in green building assessments, carbon audits, energy efficiency programmes and indoor environmental quality consultancy, etc. A practising environmental engineer, he has been involving in a large number of building-related projects, ranging from large private and public housing estates, commercial offices, shopping centres, hospitals to university buildings. Ir Leung helps the development of BEAM Plus Manuals and delivers training for BEAM Professionals. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer, a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Environmentalist, a Chartered Water & Environmental Manager and a Certified Carbon Auditor Professional.
Mr. Leung is Nan Fung Department head of Building Services & Sustainability and lead his professional affairs from new developments to all major asset enhancement projects. Mr. Leung holds a Master Degree in Building Services Engineering and is qualified as a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, United Kingdom and also a Beam Professional of Hong Kong Green Building Council. Mr. Leung has extensive design, construction & project management experience for awarding sustainable landmark building projects, ranging from residential & serviced apartments, shopping malls, to super high-rise office Grade “A” office buildings and luxury hotels.
Mr MK Leung is an Architect recognized for specialized knowledge and skills in sustainable building design, ranging from high-performance new buildings, green retrofit of existing buildings to sustainability master planning and research. His projects include the first zero carbon building in Hong Kong, the pioneering sustainability master planning for Hong Kong Science Park Phase 3, transformation of the existing Jockey Club Environmental Building into a Centre of Excellence in Sustainability, and research studies related to sustainable design such as the latest Passive Design for BEAM Plus Upgrading and the Study for Design and Construction Requirements for Residential Buildings for Energy Efficiency.
Susan Leung has over 25 years exprience in private architectural practice. She practiced a few years in Vancouver and is a member of Architectural Institute of British Columbia, apart from her registration in Hong Kong. She returned to Hong Kong in 1996 and joined Wong & Ouyang ( W&O) until now. Susan has been involved in many residential and institutional developments undertaken by W&O. Her involvement covers all stages of the design from feasibility & planning study, design development through to contarct administration. She is Project Director for TKOTL no. 93 residential development, Murray Building Hotel Development currently. Previous projects include HKCEC Atrium Link Expansion, Pok Oi Hospital, master planning of TKO Area 86 etc. She served in HKIA as council member from 2008 to 2012. She acted as Chair of Board of Local Affairs in 2010-2012. Community works include member of Planning Sub-Committee under LDAC from 2012 to 2015, member of Administrative Appeals Board from 2009 to 2015, member of Appeal Board ( Town Planning ) from 2011 to 2017, member of Railway Objections Hearing Panel from 2010 to 2013, member of Contractors Registration Committee Panel from 2007 to 2011. She is one of the earliest BEAM Pro in 2010. Susan served in BSL as member of BEAM Plus Existing Building Steering Committee since 2014.
Mr Leung is a Technical Director at Parsons Brinckerhoff. He has over 25 years of experience in building services consultancy and has extensive experience in P&D design for different types of buildings in Hong Kong such as residential, commercial, schools, hospital and etc. He is also responsible for the technical review on General Specification for Hong Kong Housing Society. He was the Chairmen for PB PDFS Technical Committee. He was responsible for overviewing the whole committee to review and study the latest design development / application of water conservation & recycling system for updating the PD master specification, standardization in plumbing and drainage design and provide training course for in-house engineers.I have also organized several training courses for the water pump training course and plumbing installation training course for HKHA.Currently, I am the Technical Advisor of Hong Kong Plumbing and Sanitary Ware Trade Association Ltd. and the Guest Lecturer for the Professional Diploma in Public Health and Plumbing Engineering Course organized by Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering â€“ HK Branch.In addition, I was the guest speaker for the following training course / technical seminar;- HKIE Fire Engineering Division CPD Course 2015 : Statutory Submission Experience from Perspective of Consultants- FEMC Join Professional Training Course "Building Services Engineering" 2014 : Hospital Plumbing and Drainage Design- Comprehensive Certificate Course on Fire Services Systems in Buildings 2014 jointly organized by HKIE / CIBSE / IFE / BSOMES / HKIE - FE / FSICA- Comprehensive Certificate Course on Plumbing and Drainage Systems in Buildings 2012 jointly organized by HKIE / CIBSE / BSOMES / CIPHE-HKB / HKPSWTA / IVEComprehensive Certificate Course on Fire Services Systems 2010 jointly organized by HKIE / CIBSE / IFE / BSOMES / PolyU / FSICAI also presented the Technical Paper â€˜Water consumption and saving potential in high-rise residential buildings in Hong Kongâ€™ in CIBSE / HKIE Joint Symposium 2004
Prof Andrew Leung is the Chair Professor of Sustainable Construction in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. He holds the qualifications of DSc, FRICS, FRAeS and FHKIE. His research interests include wind and earthquake engineering; fatigue, fracture and corrosion; noise and vibration reduction; environmental acoustics; structure vibration, monitoring and control; dynamic stress; jet fan and machineries; town planning and sustainable construction, etc. He is a Vice-director of the China Green Building Council (CGBC) and the President of the Asian Institute of Intelligent Buildings (AIIB).
Ir Kevin LEUNG is an engineer (Research & Development) of the Drainage Services Department. He has more than 15 years post-degree working experience in the construction industry and is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Dr Li is an environmental specialist with some 30 years of experience covering research, consultancy and management. He has managed/conducted more than 300 environmental studies and engineering projects. He devoted his recent years to the development of ZCB, the first Zero Carbon Building in Hong Kong, from the inception, design to construction. He went on to lead the daily management and operation of ZCB and undertakes to promote ZCB and low carbon construction technologies / practices to industry stakeholders as well as green living concepts to the general public.
Ir Kenneth Li is a Director of Parsons Brinckerhoff (Asia) Ltd. He has extensive experience in building services engineering design and energy management projects. He was involved as a consultant for the preparation of the first version of performance-based building energy code, which was launched in 2003. He participated also as a member of the Technical Task Force on Mandatory Implementation of the Building Energy Code. Under this Task Force, he served as a sub-group chairman to review the section relating to performance-based building energy approach. Kenneth participates actively in institutional services. He is a Past Chairman of the HKIE - Building Services Division.
Prof Bernard V. Lim, JP, is the Principal of AD+RG Architecture Design and Research Group Ltd. He is also a Professor (Fract Appoint) in the School of Architecture, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design. He is a Past President of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects in the years 2005-2006, and an Election Committee Member in the years 2007 and 2012. He and his Practice have received a number of awards including BCI Asia Top 10 Architects Awards, World Architecture News Award, World Architecture Festival at Barcelona for Finest Buildings from around the Globe, as well as the Green Building Award, Hong Kong. He has established specialization and research expertise in sustainable and energy efficiency building and urban designs.
Mr Simon Ling is a mechanical and BS engineer. He is also a member of Institute of Acoustics and HKIOA. He has been working in P&T(M&E) for over 31 years.
Ir Joseph LO is the Chief Assistant Secretary (Works) of the Development Bureau responsible for monitoring the delivery of Capital Works Programme and formulating policies on green buildings in government projects. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the civil discipline and a Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Irene Lo is a Professor and Director of Environmental Engineering Graduate Program at the Dept of Civil and Env Engg at HKUST. She holds a PhD from the University of Texas-Austin. Her research interests include clay liners for waste disposal facilities and gasoline storage tanks, remediation technology for contaminated soils and sludge, centrifuge modeling of pollutant transport in saturated and unsaturated soils, numerical modeling of pollutant migration in subsurface systems, and physical and chemical water treatment processes.
Ms Christina Lo is a seasoned urban planner with a unique mix of experience including academic, professional practice, public and private sector, local and overseas. Christina is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Urban Planning and Design (DUPAD), the University of Hong Kong. She is teaching the Community Planning Studio course in the Master of Urban Planning (MUP) program which is aimed at training students in developing sustainable development strategies through community planning. The course has conducted community planning and community engagement programs in a number of districts in Hong Kong including Lamma Island, Tung Chung, Aberdeen, and older areas facing urban renewal pressures including Yau Tsim Mong and Kowloon City. Christina also taught sustainability planning courses including the â€œPlanning Sustainable Cities and Regionsâ€, â€œEnvironmental Planning and Managementâ€; â€œSustainable Development and Environmental Planningâ€ with her professional experience in the area, including the development of a municipal strategic plan based on the sustainable development principles. On professional practice, Christina has recently undertaken a number of community planning/community engagement projects including the â€œHung Shui Kiu New Development Area Planning and Engineering Study Stage Two Community Engagement (for the Preliminary Outline Development Plan)â€, â€œConceptual Master Plan for the Western Harbourfrontâ€, â€œThe MTR South Island Line (West) Community Workshopâ€, and â€œMacau Urban Planning Institute Public Consultation and Community Workshop (on the future planning direction of Macau)â€. Before returning to Hong Kong and taking up full time teaching, Christina worked for the City of Brampton, Canada. She was the lead planner for the Cityâ€™s Official Plan Review that had culminated in the production of a new Official Plan (over 300 pages and 16 schedules created on GIS), providing the blueprint for land use planning and development for the next 25+years (i.e. up to 2031). The Plan includes a progressive growth management and sustainable development strategy. Christina had developed and written several sections of the Plan including the sustainable city concept, urban design, natural heritage and environmental management, and cultural heritage policies. She had participated in the design and undertaken the implementation of an extensive public consultation and communication program coordinated under the â€œOur Brampton, Our Futureâ€ branding program which had led to the approval and adoption of the revised Official Plan. The project was one of the three finalists for the 2007 World Leadership Awards â€“ Town Planning category in the UK. In Hong Kong, Christina has extensive working experience in both the public and private sectors and on a range of projects from new town development to urban renewal, statutory planning to planning research and studies. She has also served on various professional and government bodies/committees including the Planners Registration Board (currently as the Vice Chairperson); the Hong Kong Institute of Planners; Professional Persons Environmental Consultative Committee; and Land Sub Committee of the Lands and Building Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Ir Alvin Lo is an Associate Director and a Team Leader in Building Sustainability Group of Arup. He is experienced in the design of building services system and optimising building operational energy performance, specialised in the integration of MEP designs for low / zero carbon building. He has extensive experience on practical building services system design as well as the application of advanced analytical methods for improving the environmental and energy performance of buildings. He strives to establish goals and strategies for integrated sustainability projects in order to optimise building energy consumption, carbon emission and indoor and outdoor environmental performance.
Sr Ian LUK is a building surveyor by profession and is currently a Member of HKIS and CIArb. He is a Chief Maintenance Surveyor of Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA). He supervises management, operation and maintenance of all existing public housing estates in Kowloon East Region. Internally, he is the Chairman of HA’s Materials and Standards Committee advising on material standards and provides steer on research development for maintenance and improvement works. He is also the Chairman of Asbestos Working Group advising on abatement strategy.
Prof. Cheuk Ming Mak is a professor in the Department of Building Services Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU). He was the programme leader of the full-time self-financed bachelor degree programme in Building Services Engineering from 2006 to 2011. He received his Bachelor degree in Building Services and Environmental Engineering and his Doctor of Philosophy (in Acoustics) from the University of Liverpool and received his Postgraduate Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control from the Institute of Acoustics of United Kingdom. His research covers acoustics, noise and vibration, and the application of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and other numerical techniques to the studies of building and urban environments. He has committed to research works for over 20 years and has produced over 100 publications. With his dedication to quality teaching and teaching development, he received the Faulty (Individual) Awards for Outstanding Performance/Achievement in teaching 2004/2005. He has contributed to the professional community through his involvement in various professional institutions. He is the Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) that is a senior grade of membership of HKIE. He was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics (HKIOA) from 2006 to 2008 and served the HKIOA executive committee from 2001 to 2012. He was the Building Services Discipline Advisory Panel Member of HKIE from 2009 to 2011. He was the member of Training Review Sub-committee (Group II) of HKIE from 2009 to 2011 and the member of Education & Examinations Committee of HKIE from 2010 to 2011. He was the PolyU Student Branch Advisor of the Hong Kong Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers from 2008 to 2010. Apart from his roles in professional institutions, Professor Mak has been speakers for professional training courses such as HKIOA short courses and local and overseas seminars/international conferences.
Mr. Mak is the founder and Director of BeeXergy Consulting Limited. He has practiced his multi-disciplinary in sustainable energy management and technical involvement for sustainability design projects assisting corporations and organizations of various sectors to achieve sustainability and energy efficiency goals. His analytical experiences include energy modeling, natural wind modeling, indoor environmental analysis, and numerical simulations for assessing pollutant dispersion, thermal comfort design.
Joseph Mak joined Hong Kong Housing Department in 1983 as a structural engineer and has 30 yrs of experience in public service upon retirement in May 2014. Before promoted to the Chief Structural Engineer, he has been involved in running large scale design and construction projects, including high rise buildings, commercial centers, footbridges, indoor game halls, etc. As the Chief Structural Engineer since 2007, part of his duties is to be solely in charge of the structural section of the Independent Checking Unit for five years, which is the unit assuming the role of Buildings Department (BD) for vetting all structural submissions of Housing Department before they are approved for proceeding to construction, including new building works and A & A works. In this connection, Joseph is very experienced in tall building design and construction technologies and well conversant with Building Regulations in Hong Kong. Because of the building control role delegated by Buildings Department, Joseph has been actively participated in the BD technical committees in drafting the concrete and steel codes of practice. He is also a member of the Structural Engineering Committee (SEC) in vetting new materials and designs submitted to BD. In parallel, Joseph is also the Chief Structural Engineer in the Housing Department looking after the Housing laboratory, all the directly appointed Commercial Testing Laboratories, structural specification and standards. As a result, Joseph is very expertise in the field of testing and certification. He has pioneered in launching product certification for construction materials in Housing Authority projects which emphasized on upstream factory control and audits. This initiative is now gradually adopted in the private sector. In the past years, he has been specialized and responsible for the standard block structural designs and prefabrication, which have been widely adopted in Housing Authority projects since early 90â€™s. As Chief Structural Engineer, he is also in charge of all the factory manufacture of precast elements, architectural materials and building components in Mainland China. Joseph is also very much devoted in the training of civil and structural engineering students and graduates with over 15 years of experience in this aspect. He has been the Head of Office for the Department structural engineering graduate training in Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). He has also been teaching part-time in universities and technical institutes for over 15 years and is currently the Adjunct Professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Mr MAN has worked in building and consultancy industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience in property management, building maintenance, conversion and enhancement for a wide range of properties. He is responsible for overseeing the O&M of buildings and managing the environment performance of the whole portfolio (particularly on Green Procurement, Energy Use and Carbon Emission).For some major projects, he is the project manager to provide professional inputs and to handle building improvement, upgrading, conversion works, etc.
Dennis is a generalized specialist with over 35 years of experience in project management, professional engineering and facilities management handling projects at various stages of their life cycle. He has been advocating sustainability and applying the related technologies in building projects since the completion of his dissertations on solar energy applications in the early 1980s. He has been contributing professional knowledge to the administration on environmental policies consultation papers and to the community via serving the various committees of Southern District Council and Area Committee and presenting papers in reputable journals/international conferences on sustainability and specialised technical issues. He holds a BSc(Eng) (1st Hon) degree, MSc(Eng) (Distinction) degree, a MBA degree in technology management and a research based Doctor of Business Administration with workplace related thesis on project management for sustainable urban renewal. He is also the Fellow of HKIE, RICS and CIBSE, Member of HKIS, Registered Energy Assessor, HKGBC Green Building Faculty Member (2015-17).
Prof John NG is a professional Architect, Town Planner and Urban Designer. He has more than 33 years' experience in the planning, design, construction and project management of high-density housing and redevelopment projects. Awards of excellence were won by many of these projects covering Architecture, Planning, Urban Design, Research and Green Building Design. He has presented extensively in international and local conferences on sustainable communities, microclimate, high-density housing and green buildings. Prof NG has served as a Director of the Hong Kong Green Building Council, the Chairman of its Green Labelling Committee (2012-17), the Chairperson of BEAM Society Limited (2013-17), Honorary Secretary and Director of the Professional Green Building Council (2011-16), and Founding Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design. He was an Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture (2011-14) and Fellow of the Institute of Future Cities, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is currently Honorary Professor of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, the University of Hong Kong. He is the advisor and member of a number of government committees and NGOs, and an active volunteer in community development, sustainable built environment, green building and post-quake reconstruction.
Sr Ray Ng is a BEAM Professional, a Chartered Facilities Management Surveyor, a Registered Professional Surveyor as well as a Registered Professional Housing Manager. He is also a Fellow member of the Association of Building Engineers, and a Corporate member of the Building Services Operation and Maintenance Executive Society. Sr Ng obtained a Master of Science degree in Facilities Management from the University of Greenwich, and has extensive experience in property and facilities management, including green adoption, energy conservation, health and safety for various sizeable companies for over 18 years. Currently, Sr Ng is the Director of Estates of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, overseeing the property and facility management of its main campus at Wanchai as well as the Bethanie, a heritage campus at Pokfulam. He has played a leading role in the campus expansion project planning, inception and detailed design, in particular, by advising green initiatives and measures to the project team for incorporation and attainment of BEAM Plus certification.
Mee Kam Ng is Vice-Chairman of the Department of Geography and Resource Management and the Director of the Urban Studies Programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a member of the RTPI, a fellow of the HKIP and academic advisor of the HKIUD. She has published widely on community, urban and regional planning, place governance and sustainability issues in Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Taiwan. Her publications have earned her six HKIP Awards. At the international level, she has been consultant to the United Nations, the European Union and the Municipal Government of Shenzhen
Prof Thomas Ng is a Professor (Construction Engineering and Management) in the Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong. He holds the qualifications of FRICS, FHKIS, FCIOB, FHKICM, MHKICM, MAPM and RPS (QS). Amongst various research projects, Prof Ng was commissioned by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) to develop of a Carbon Labelling Framework for Construction Materials. By labelling construction materials according to their greenhouse gas emission levels throughout their life cycles, designers and consumers can choose more sustainable construction materials which should in turn help transform Hong Kong into a low-carbon city.
Ms Kathy Ng is the Principal Assistant Secretary (Greening, Landscape and Tree Management) of the Development Bureau. She is a professional landscape architect, a Fellow of the HK Institute of Landscape Architects, a Member of the HK Institute of Urban Design, and a Certified Tree Risk Assessor. She is also an accredited BEAM Pro. She has participated in a number of award-winning and high-profile projects, such as the landscape works of Penny's Bay related to the Hong Kong Disneyland, Greening Master Plan, etc. She currently heads the Greening, Landscape and Tree Management Section, focusing on policy work related to greening and tree management.
Ir. Danny NG is a Director of Sustainability in ENVIRON HK Ltd. and is not only Registered Professional Engineer (Environmental Discipline) and Certified Carbon Auditor under Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), but also Registered Energy Assessor (REA) granted by EMSD. In addition Ir. NG is BEAM Pro (incl. BI) and BESTOO Authorized Assessor, for Building Energy Performance Recognition Scheme under Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC). In addition to these, Ir. NG is also LEED AP for BD+C and ID+C and heavily involved in numerous LEED prestige projects as well as green building design throughout China and Asia.
Professor Ng is Chair Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Associate Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies since 2014. Professor Ng was elected as Changjiang Scholar (Chair Professor in Geotechnical Engineering) by the Ministry of Education in China in 2010. He is Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), the American Society of Civil Engineers (FASCE), the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (FHKIE) and the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (FHKEng). Professor Ng has carried out research on energy piles and others and he has published some 220 SCI journal articles and 200 conference papers and delivered more than 40 keynotes and state-of-the-art reports in six continents worldwide. He is the main author of two reference books.
Prof Edward Ng is an architect and the Professor of Architecture in the School of Architecture, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He has lectured in various universities around the world. His specialty is in Environmental and Sustainable Design and in Urban Climatology for city planning. He is the Director of the M.Sc. Sustainable and Environmental Design Programme at CUHK. As an environmental consultant to the Hong Kong SAR Government, Prof Ng developed the performance based daylight design building regulations and the Air Ventilation Assessment (AVA) Technical Guidelines. Among many other honours, he has twice been the recipient of the International Awards of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Ir Tony KH Ngan is a Senior Building Services Engineer of the Architectural Services Department (ArchSD). He is responsible for the control and implementation of Integrated Management System and development of sustainable design and green building practices for the Department. He is actively involved in developing green building departmental policies and strategies, promoting green design practices, and organising greenhouse- keeping management for the office. He is also the Deputy Advisor of the Green Building Specialist Support Group of the Building Services Branch of the Department, responsible for conducting research and evaluation of new technologies in active green building design.
I am a registered professional engineer and chartered engineer in Building Services Engineering. The use and analysis of energy in building is one of my duty in routine works.To minimize the energy use in building by passive building design could beneficial instead of using introducing more energy saving accessories as it could save the initial cost, maintenance cost and operation cost in future.
An architect planner with a keen interest in sustainable urbanism, Larry has worked in the UK and HK on a diverse range of development projects. He has served on several government panels and committees on behalf of the HKIA or HKIP. At HKGBC, he is currently a GLC Committee Member, Steering Committee Convener for the BEAM Plus ND Study and a member of the Scientific Committee. For SB14 and SB17.Q89
Prof CS Poon is a Professor and Associate Head (Research and Development) at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is responsible for teaching subjects on waste management, environmental sciences and management as well as construction materials. His research interests include eco-friendly construction materials, waste recycling and management as well as high performance concrete. He is the Materials Aspects Panel Chair of Technical Review Committee of BEAM Society Limited.
Mr Dan Rusu is a practicing architect and urbanist specialized in the delivery of sustainable, innovative and economically viable design solutions established in Hong Kong since 1994. As Director of UDS International he is responsible for the management and oversight of all aspects of the company's consultancy services in the field of green buildings and sustainable design, urban and regional planning, urban design, project management and architecture. Mr Rusu has a hands-on approach to project delivery bringing a global perspective to the design of local development projects informed by current international trends and practice, over 20 years of professional experience and membership with the Royal Institute of British Architects, Canadian Institute of Planners, Ontario Professional Planners Institute, Project Management Institute and Hong Kong Green Building Council. Mr. Rusu joined BEAM Society in 2005 and was actively involved in successive BEAM / BEAM Plus Rating Tool upgrades for New and Existing Buildings and elaboration of the soon to be released BEAM Plus for Interiors. Mr Rusu continues to enthusiastically support the cause of green buildings in Hong Kong and is a frequent lecturer in sustainable development, eco-city planning and project management.
Have built up a career span of 40 years as professional architect initially in USA and Canada and then in Hong Kong and Mainland. Own practice was setup in 1990. Firm has now over 26 years track record and experience, encompassing planning, architecture, landscaping and green consultancy, with over 50m s.m. of building floor area designed todate. Recent five year's focus turned to environmental issues and green buildings, specializing in certification consultancy of various green building labels and carbon audit, also substantial engagement in research work, writing papers and giving talks and seminars on green issues.
Mr KM So is the Executive Director of Urban Group. He has extensive experience in contract and project management, information technology application, integrated total quality management systems, change management, risk management, green management and property asset & facility management. Mr So graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic and was awarded a Master degree in Engineering Business Management from Warwick University. Mr So was the President of the Building Services Operation and Maintenance Executives Society and the Co-opted Member of Executive Committee of the Chartered Institute of Housing (Asian Pacific Branch). Currently, he is the Director, Chair of Administration & Finance Committee and Vice Chair of the BEAM Society, the Director, Member of Industry Standard & Research Committee and Vice Chairman of Green Labelling Committee of the Hong Kong Green Building Council, Steering Committee Member of Hong Kong Building Commissioning Centre and Executive Committee Member of the Association of Cost Engineers. Other than fellow membership of various associations, he is also a Licensed Estate Agent, a Registered Professional Housing Manager, a Certified Facility Manager, a BEAM Professional and a Green Building Faculty.
I have been working under Professor Stephen Lau at the Department of Architecture, HKU and the HKU Technology Transfer Office / Versitech Limited, where I have worked on a variety of project types, including Urban Design Sustainability Studies, Grade A office, logistic center, residential developments, education facilities and healthcare sectors. Since working on building sustainability certifications, I have managed projects from initial design stage right through to completion. My latest achievement is being the BEAM Plus and LEED consultant for the Trade and Industry Tower in Kai Tak Development Area (TITKT) which was awarded the Grand Award in New Buildings Category 2014 by the HKGBC.
Dr. Thomas Tang has 20 years of consulting experience in environmental management and sustainability specializing in climate strategy, environmental technology, stakeholder engagement and sustainable low carbon infrastructure design. Dr. Tang has a background in management consulting specializing in strategy and facilitating stakeholder dialogue. He is currently responsible for providing corporate and client sustainability services to the Greater China and South SEA regional businesses of a major design engineering company in support of planning, water and urban design, transportation, energy and environmental services.
Prof S K Tang is a Professor at the Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is responsible for teaching subjects related to the built environment and acoustics. He is currently the leader of the Building Acoustics and Vibration Research Group in the Department and is a member of a number of research centres in the University. He is also active in organizing acoustics conferences and providing services to the industry. His research interests include building acoustics and vibration, aeroacoustics, fluid dynamics and environmental noise control.
I am an RIBA qualified architect specialized in environmental and corporate sustainability: I am a BEAM Professional, LEED Accredited Professional, IMS Internal Auditor and a PhD holder with over 18 yrs. international experience in architectural design, master planning, environmental consultancy and research. To date I have been involved in about 12 green rated projects that pursued green rating under HK-BEAM, BEAM Plus, China Green Design Label, LEED and Green Star rating schemes. I am also an experienced Specification writer which has given me a sound and updated knowledge on building material and systems. As an architect, I have a sound knowledge about HK planning standards and urban design guidelines, site parameters, site analysis and technical aspects related to site management. With my involvement in university teaching for graduates and professionals I am constantly updating my knowledge on green buildings and some of my courses are aligned on BEAM Plus rating scheme. Besides I also maintain a strong track record of research on sustainability related issues. My experience in the area of sustainability and green buildings span since 1997 with involvement at Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre in Bangkok. I have been working in Climate change and sustainability related development projects. I am particularly specialized in Science and Education sector projects, mixed-use developments, masterplanning and hospitality projects. I am well acquainted with IBC, BS and ASD building codes and regulations, ISO 14001 and environmental sustainability standards, sustainability reporting (GRI) and LEED and BEAM Plus green building rating systems. In addition to my regular involvement in the project sector, I am also serving as a member of PDC BEAM Society, Environmental Committee in SwedCham and RIBA HK Chapter Education Committee.
Ms Tsang is a skilled Director/ Planner with over 19 years of extensive working experience in strategic studies and Town Planning Board Submissions for the Government, Private Sector and Agencies. She has been particularly involved in areas of Project Management, Development Planning Advocacy, Master Planning, Strategic Planning Policy, Infrastructure Planning and Visual Impact Assessments. She has also acted as Expert Witness at the Town Planning Appeal Board and prepared expert statements for various Judicial Reviews and legal cases.Ms Tsang has managed numerous Planning Applications covering a wide-range of development proposals including comprehensive development areas, urban renewal projects, redevelopment of residual industrial areas and developments in New Towns and on Reclamations. Ms Tsang has also managed and co-ordinated the planning, visual and urban design inputs to a wide range of studies covering housing, land use strategy, revitalization, pedestrianisation, market and marketing research, infrastructure development, tourism and environmental impact assessments.
Martin is the Director of Engineering at IHG Hotels Group. He has been working as Director for BSL since year 2012, and contributing in various Committees and Taskforces, such as BEAM Plus EB Major Revision Committee and Sub-groups, Roll-out Taskforce, Administration Committee, Marketing Committee, etc.
Stewart was the first batch BEAM Pro accredited by HKGBC in 2010. Since 2007, he has managed the adoption of Green building concept and BIM process in building development for Hong Kong Science Park and West Kowloon Cultural District. Under his leadership, he successfully introduced sustainability in built environment for the Green 18 and Phase 3 development in Hong Kong Science Park. Those buildings were then achieved Platinum accreditation from BEAM and LEED. Stewart also drives the innovation initiatives for utilizing BIM object database for new development. He has active participation in various conferences and judge panels for BIM awards. Stewart is a chartered engineer and a IT professional with fellow memberships in various local and international professional institutions.
Kennis Wan is an experienced building services engineer working in the government for more than 20 years. Mr. Wan handled different types of government projects including various municipal and recreational buildings as well as R&D office buildings. In addition, he has also developed the expertise in fire safety for buildings and infrastructures when working in Fire Services Department.
Ir Raymond Wan is a chartered materials engineer, civil engineer and professional concrete technologist. He has extensive materials experience and served the construction industry for over 28 years in Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom. He is the Technical Director of the OPTIMIX Group Limited responsible for all technical works as well as R&D of the construction materials based on dry mortar and concrete technology. He is an experienced materials solutions provider for civil engineering and building projects. He works closely with other parties to encourage the use of green building materials and adoption of green applications & practice.
Prof SW Wang is a Chair Professor of Building Services Engineering, and Director of Building Energy and Automation Research Laboratory at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is in charge of teaching on intelligent buildings, building automation and control as well as energy efficiency. He is extensively involved in the research and development work of building energy efficiency, particularly building energy assessment and diagnosis, HVAC and BA system fault diagnosis, robust and energy efficient control of HVAC systems, building system dynamic simulation and intelligent building technology.
Prof. Chris Webster is the Dean of Faculty of Architecture, HKU. He has degrees in urban planning, computer science, economics and economic geography and is a leading urban theorist and spatial economic modeller. He has published over 150 scholarly papers on the idea of spontaneous urban order and received over US$20M grants for research and teaching and learning projects. Professor Webster has five prize-winning academic papers on urban theory. His present professional mission is to change the way cities are planned in China and his current research agenda is to establish systematic evidence for the relationship between urban configuration (planned and spontaneous) and individual health.
Wong Cheuk Yuet is an experienced arborist and botanist. His experiences cover broadly different disciplines in landscaping, cultivation and arboriculture, including construction supervision, soft landscape design, tree management, landscape works implementation, cultivation advice, compliance audit of practice in organic cultivation. He has concrete experience in liaison with governmental departments, district council, site staffs on various technical and management issues regarding trees and landscaping. He has delivered numerous courses, seminars and talks on tree management, hosted by Development Bureau, Vocational Training Council and other organizations.Chiky is an expert in restoration ecology. He has a planting research in a CEDDâ€™s site since 2009. He has been providing botanical advices to the Center for Invasive Plants Management, Dept. of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University-Boseman on a weed control project.
Ir Dr CS Wong is the Technical Services Manager of The Hong Kong Jockey Club, who is responsible for managing the operation and maintenance on building facilities in Happy Valley Racecourse. Ir Dr Wong graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Building Services Engineering. He did numerous researches with topics relating to building ventilation, lighting, air pollution, indoor air quality, acoustic and energy management. He is a BEAM Professional, Green Building Faculty, Registered Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer, Chartered Environmentalist, Building Energy Assessment Professional and Certified Indoor Air Quality Professional. He is active in society contributions. He was a President (2015-16) of ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter and Vice President (2014-16) of BSOMES. He is currently an Elected Director of BEAM Society Limited.
Past Chairman of CIPHE HK Branch. I was appointed by the government as one of the advisory members for drafting the government's enviromental assessment for water use as well as the qualification framework manual for plumbing. I also presented a talk for HKGBC early this year in "Designing Green Intelligent Buildings: Automation for Washrooms". I am the first "Master Plumber" to be awarded by CIPHE in Hong Kong. 20 years experience in plumbing and drainage works including design, installation and maintenance. Be a committee member of CIPHE-HKB for more than 11 years since 2003 and be a Chairman between 2007 and 2010. Be one of the tutors for the Professional Diploma Course in Plumbing Design and Public Health held by CIPHE-HKB. Be one of the advisors for CIC training courses for 4 years. Be one of the advisors for drafting the Qualification Framework for Plumbing. Be one of the committees for WSD advisory board for 4 years. Be a speaker for many technical talks/seminars for different organiations/institutions/associations/universities/government departments.Be the first person to introduce innovative products in potable plastic pipes and push-fit fittings and intelligent cistern fitting for toilet in Hong Kong.
Trained in Hong Kong as Architect, Ms Susanna SF Wong is a Member of HKIA. During 1987 to 1990, she has practiced in private architectural firm after which she joined Hong Kong Housing Authority until present. Wong has been engaged in project management, and product research as well as design and construction of public housing development for the past 20 years. She was also one of the key members in the Quality Task Force of Housing Authority promulgating quality reform since Year 2000. In driving environmental design in a master planning scale, Wong has been working on ecological greening on a regional context with involves various research studies such as vertical greening, reclaimed water and hybrid ventilation. In terms of social and economic sustainability, Wong oversees the application of value management approach in community engagement and value engineering studies. Wong also oversaw the sustainable development of a regional shopping centre, community hall and community open space in Yau Tong which has been publicized in international sustainable building conferences. Wong has been actively involved and has contributed to the BEAM Plus Review hosted by the Hong Kong Green Building Council/ BEAM Society Limited in year 2011. As a step forward, she brought forth the environmental initiatives so arising into the promulgation of BEAM Plus Implementation Plan to all housing projects at project planning, design and construction stages.
Hyvan is the Divisional Director of Jacobs China limited and leading the MEP and Green Building division. He is responsible for the MEP and Green Building business development of the company. Prior to joining Jacobs, Hyvan was the Technical Director of Building Division in Mott MacDonald Hong Kong. Hyvan was leading a team of building services engineers and green building specialists to deliver projects across the Asia Pacific Region including China, Hong Kong, South Asia and Australia.Hyvan started his career in UK with Fulcrum Consulting, a building services and building sustainability consulting firm with excellent reputation. During the years in UK, Hyvan has involved in various projects in the country and also involved in projects in Middle East and Asia. Hyvan came back to Hong Kong in year 2008 to take up the role to set up the Asia HQ for Fulcrum. Hyvan was the Regional Director of Fulcrum Consulting Ltd (Asia) and responsible for the Asia region business development before Fulcrum was merged with Mott MacDonald Group in 2010. Hyvan is a qualified professional engineer of numbers of engineering institutions with over 13-years extensive experience. Hyvan possesses comprehensive building services engineering knowledge and project management skills. He has been involved in a wide variety of projects in both building sustainability and MEP design. He has been involving in various building projects including industrial, waste treatment, Pharmaceutical and laboratory, educational, residential, luxury resorts, commercial, hotels and museums. He has successfully completed many iconic and award-winning projects.Hyvan has particularly strong sustainable and lean building design skills and comprehensive practical project experience in different climate including UK, Europe, Middle East, China and Asia. Hyvan has also strong computer modelling skills in thermal modelling and CFD. He is also a LEED AP, a certified BEAM Plus assessor (BEAM Pro) as well as a certified carbon auditor. He is also the technical member of BEAM working group and involved in the BEAM standard set-up and review process.
Ir W K Wong is currently a Chief Building Services Engineer of the Architectural Services Department in Hong Kong Government. Ir. Wong has been involved in the design and construction of building services installations in various types of government buildings such as government offices, hospital, municipal buildings, swimming pools, sport centres, etc. His interest includes green building design, heritage conservation, building environment simulation and building information modeling.
Ir Luciana Wong (Hon FCIWEM, FCIWEM, CWEM, CSc, CEnv. HKIE) has extensive experience in the planning, design and construction of infrastructure transport projects, water and wastewater treatment plants in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the UK. She also has experience in the comprehensive review of building projects aiming at conservation of energy and reduction of emissions through the identification of improvement areas, new technologies and applications. She has held the position as the Chairperson of CIWEM from 2014-2016. She has served as the Chairperson of the Water Panel of the Technical Review Committee (Nov 2010 - May 2012) of the BEAM Society and Chairperson of the Technical Committee of the International Conference on Climate Change 2007 working with the three co-chairs of the working groups of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. She has served on the Advisory Committee on Water Resources and Quality of Water Supplies of the Hong Kong Government until 31 March 2014. She is currently a member of the Advisory Committee on Review and Development of Marine Water Quality Objectives and a member of the Appeal Board Panels of (Waste Disposal), (Environmental Impact Assessment), ( Product Eco-responsibility) and ( Exemption of Regulated Products). Luciana graduated with a Master of Science degree from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. She is professionally qualified as a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, Chartered Scientist and Chartered Environmentalist, a Certified Project Practitioner of the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management.
Dr James Wong is an environmental and acoustic consultant as well as a professional engineer. He is the Founder and President of Allied Environmental Consultants Ltd, Founding Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics, the Hong Kong Institute of Environmental Impacts Assessment and the Founding President of the Institute of Energy. His Allied (Environmental) Group has been active in the areas of design and construction of sustainable buildings, roads, railway stations and airports for governments, private and international corporate clients. He has extensive hands-on experience in green building systems, establishing design criteria in planning of new towns, hotels, commercial, institutional and residential property developments as well as transportation networks.
Dr. Felix Wong developed his research experience in Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong. He has over 15 Years of experience in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Life Cycle Costing (LCC), Social Impact Assessment, Carbon Footprint Assessment, Carbon Audit, Operational Energy Modelling, Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) and Sustainability Reporting experience of various residential, educational, office, hotel, retail and mixed-used building developments. The participated projects included The LCA and LCC Study of Building Materials and Components for The Hong Kong Housing Authority (Green Building Merit Award 2005), Integration Study of Life Cycle Energy Analysis (LCEA) Tool and Life Cycle Costing (LCC) for Architectural Services Department, BIPV for HK Schools Programme (Green Building Shortlisted Project 2005) and Kai Tak Cruise Terminal (Green Building Merit Award 2012). He is a BEAM Pro, Certified Carbon Auditor Professional (CAP), QSP Carbon Less and Certified Carbon Auditor (Cement, Steel).
Mr WONG Yiu Wa is the Waterworks Chemist in the Water Supplies Department and holds the qualifications of BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, MSc in Analytical Chemistry and Bachelor of Business Administration. He has over 19 years of working experience in the monitoring and controlling water quality and treatment process at various water treatment works in Hong Kong. He is responsible for the implementation of Water Safety Plan in accordance with the Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality issued by World Health Organization to ensure a safe, clean and reliable drinking water supply in Hong Kong.
Sr Richard WU is a building surveyor by profession and currently a Member of HKIS. He is an acting Chief Maintenance Surveyor of Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA). He supervises management, operation and maintenance of all existing public housing estates in Tai Po, North and Shatin Region. Within HA, Sr WU is the chairman of various internal committees overseeing progress of building maintenance and improvement contracts. He is also member of various internal committees advising on planning and review of estate maintenance and improvement strategies, material standards, as well as providing steer on monitoring performance of contractors.
Dr. James Xiong is Director for Environmental and Strategic Studies in URS and environmental management specialist with over 25 years of academic and practical experience in environmental studies, especially, EIA, EM&A and environmental issues for urban development, infrastructure master plan and industry. He has worked in various environmental organizations nationally and internationally since 1980’s. Dr. Xiong was an Environmental Protection Officer in Environmental Protection Bureau and State Oceanic Administration, China. Since he is familiar with the Environment management systems such as EIA requirements and EM&A regulation in both mainland China and internationally such as UK, Ireland, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau, he was also appointed by “China Construction Bank” as the tutor of “Environmental Management System and legal requirement, Health and Safety Regulations of Construction Project in Hong Kong and Mainland China” for its series Project Manager Course. He is currently holding three key positions being the Member of Advisory Committee of China Environmental Industry Association Water Pollution Control Committee, Member Of Environment Committee of China National Association of Engineering Consultants and Deputy Chair of Soil and Ground Water Environment Committee of China Society of Environmental Sciences. He is also a Co-opted member of Green Lablelling Committee of HK Green Building Council.
Ir K. S. Yau is a mechanical engineer by profession. He is a Chief Building Services Engineer of the Development & Construction Division in Housing Department of HKSAR and a Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Mr. Yau has been involved in the research, development, management and maintenance of public housing developments in Hong Kong. He was heavily involved in the introduction of various green initiatives in respect of building services installation in public housing including the adoption of RFID in building services maintenance and the adoption of LED lighting fittings with integrated motion sensor in existing buildings. He is now responsible for overseeing the progress of building services construction work in public housing development, providing advice on standard and specification of materials and steering on R&D in building services installation in public housing.
Ir David Yau is a chartered civil engineer with extensive experience in construction and project management. He is the General Manager (HK Projects) with Longfor Properties (Shenzhen, Huizhou & Hong Kong) Company Limited. David has been a member of BEAM Faculty since 2010. David is currently the Chairman of buildingSMART International (HK) Limited (Term 2015 - 2019). At BEAM Society Limited (BSL), David is the IA Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee and a member of BEAM Expert Panel. He was a Director of BSL from 2010 to 2016. He was Chair of BEC Waste Management Advisory Group (in 2013) and sat in several steering committees in studies conducted by the Construction Industry Council, HKSAR Government's Buildings Department and Electrical and Mechanical Services Department. Professionally, David is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (and is a past president of HKIVM), a Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, a Founding Member of Hong Kong Institute of Building Information Modelling and Founding Member of buildingSMART Hong Kong. He is also currently Honorary Treasurer and a Founding Member of Institution of Public Private Partnerships. Previously, David also lectured as an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
I am a Director of the firm. I have over 20 years of experience in building services works for various building types including government, residential, commercial, institutional and A&A projects. I have involved in the design, co-ordination, site supervision and contract administration of various scales projects in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China. For the past 20 years engineering experience, I have been developing my career and professional advancement in the field of building services engineering including also Energy Conservation, Water Conservation and Indoor Environmental Quality. Apart from BEAM Pro, I am a LEED AP (Building Design and Construction), China Green Building Label Manager, Registered Energy Assessor and HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool – Office Buildings Authorized Assessor which showing my capabilities on sustainable and green building design, energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, environmental friendly system, etc.
Dr Raymond Yau is Arup Fellow and Director of Arup. He is a building services engineer and building sustainability consultant who has over 25 years of experiences in the integrated design of sustainable and environmental responsive buildings and sustainable building physics. He is world renowned expert in computational building physics and pioneered the use of CFD in late eighties in the UK for built environment studies and in early nineties in Hong Kong on microclimate research or passive design of sustainable buildings. He is Green Building Faculty of the Hong Kong Green Building Council. Dr Yau is the project director of Engineering Consultant Arup, responsible for the total engineering design of the CIC Zero Carbon Building. Many of his projects have won Green Building Awards or Sustainability Recognition such as Kansai International Airport Terminal, CIC Hong Kong First’s Zero Carbon Building and Beijing Parkview Green. Dr Yau is an elected director of BEAM Society Limited (2012-14) and has been serving as Vice-chair of Technical Review Committee of BSL since 2012. He was the Chair of Energy Use Expert Panel of TRC from 2010-12. He is serving as the Members of Expanded Building Committee of Buildings Department and of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Sub-Committee of Environment Bureau, HKSAR Government. Dr Yau is Adjunct Associate Professor at Department of Architecture of CUHK, and members of various standing committees of Hong Kong Green Building Council. Dr Yau is Fellow Members of HKIE and CIBSE.
Ms Alice Yeung is a registered architect who graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College of London (UCL). She currently holds the post of Chief Architect in Architectural Services Department. Her interests include urban design, architectural design and green building design. As an active member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, she is the Vice Chair for HK/Shenzhen Biennale Committee and the Vice Chair of HK Venice Biennale Committee. She has rich experience in organising and showcasing Hong Kong's urban design and architecture for the Biennale event.
Theresa is the Director heading the planning team of Arup Hong Kong Office. Theresa is a Registered Professional Planner, Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. She is currently serving as Chairlady and Convenor of Community Planning Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, Director of the Professional Green Building Council, and Director of the Hong Kong Architectural Centre. She also sits as Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and Member of the Planners Registration Board. Theresa possesses rich experience in organizing and facilitating community engagement.
Wilson specializes in building sustainability through research, teaching and practicingfor over 16 years. As Associate (Sustainability) of L&O, he oversees the sustainabledesign integration of the practice through devising sustainability agendas, formulation of strategic plans and frameworks, capacity building on design and innovation, as well as providing necessary technical supports for thedesign and implementation of environmentally sensitive and socially cohesive architectural solutions.Wilson currently teaches in the School of Architecture of CUHK and HKUSpace. He also serves as BEAM Faculty (Site Aspects) and as BEAM Pro for a number of projects in Leigh & Orange.
Mr. Stephen Yim is a Chief Architect of the Development & Construction Division in Housing Department of HKSAR, Green Building Faculty member and BEAM Professional of Hong Kong Green Building Council, GBL Manager and expert member for the Establishment of the Evaluation Standard for Green Building (HK Version) under China Green Building Council. Since joining the Housing Department from 1990, he has been in charge of several public housing development projects adopting micro-climate studies, carbon emission estimation and community engagement for sustainability.
Dr Rumin Yin is Project Manager in the Architectural Services Department. Before joining HKSAR government, he has worked in a consultant company as Building Physics Specialist, and has extensive experience in green building design and energy strategy, building environmental assessments on both large scale, small scale, residential and commercial projects. Dr Yin has contributed to various famous projects in sustainable site and environmental aspects, outdoor/indoor thermal comfort, as well as sustainable energy strategies, including Beijing Olympic National Stadium, Beijing South Station, Shanghai Pudong Airport, Shenzhen Vanke Headquarters, Hong Kong Disneyland Sunny Bay Station and HKHA Upper Ngau Tau Kwok Estate Redevelopment, etc. All of them are widely recognized as green buildings and received various green building awards. Dr Yin has also published high-quality papers at international conferences, journals and technical bodies, both in Hong Kong and overseas.
Ir Gary Yip is currently the Assistant Secretary (Project Cost Management) of the Development Bureau. He attained the civil and structural engineering degree from the University of Hong Kong and is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Ir W K Yiu joined Architectural Services Department of HKSARG back in 1987 as an Assistant Building Services Engineer and is currently Chief Building Services Engineer responsible for the general administration and management of the Building Services Branch of Architectural Services Department. During the past 29 years with the Department, Ir. W K Yiu has been posted to various positions and gained ample experience on design, construction management, consultants & contractors management, financial control and project management of various types of building projects.
Ir YU Lap Ho is the Electrical Engineer of the Water Supplies Department and an accredited BEAM Pro. He holds the qualification of MSc (Building Services Engineering) and is a Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Ir YU has extensive knowledge and experience in management and administrative work ranging from facility management to planning and design of various government projects. He incorporates sustainable principles into projects, building management and optimal pumping operation, applies environmental design to development opportunities and manages engineering teams to supervise the work. Energy efficient equipment with eco-friendly features and renewable energy technologies are adopted in his design.
Dr Yu has a BSc degree in Building from the University of Brighton, UK and aMSc degree in Construction Management from the City University of HongKong. She obtained a PhD from the Department of Building and Real Estate atThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2007. She started her profession asan Assistant Architect and worked for a number of different professional firms,including architectural firms, quantity surveying practice as well as the HongKong Housing Authority. Dr Yu was appointed Assistant Professor in ValueManagement and Construction Management by the Department of Buildingand Real Estate at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in September 2007.She was promoted to Associate Professor in July 2014. She has a strong trackrecord and has published extensively on the broad theme of projectmanagement in leading construction management journals and internationalconference proceedings.
Dr William Yu is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of World Green Organisation (WGO). Dr Yu is an energy economist and climate professional by training and completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in the UK as well as earned an Executive MBA degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in the U.S. Dr Yu sits on the Energy Advisory Committee and the sub-committee on Food Reduction Good Practices in Institutions and Commercial and Industrial Establishments, Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign under the Environment Bureau. Dr Yu is the former Head of the Climate Programme at WWF-Hong Kong and responsible for leading both public and business engagement programmes. He directed policy advocacy strategies and researches on environmental, poverty issues and social innovation. Dr Yu also writes articles for multiple newspapers on the low carbon economy, low carbon city and energy poverty.
Dr Conn Yuen is a specialist in sustainable, environmental and low energy built environment design. She founded CO2nnsulting in 2008. Her company provides clients sustainable solutions which are derived from first principle of thermofluids tested with state-of-the-art simulation tools. Prior to CO2nnsulting, she founded and headed WSP Energy Asia in 2005, where she led a team of specialists and engineers on sustainable developments. Dr Conn Yuen was educated in the UK, where she started her career as a thermofluids specialist. She is an air ventilation assessment (AVA) expert and has already provided numerous AVA advisory services, as well as expert evaluations. She has substantial experience in hands-on wind tunnel measurements and computational fluid dynamics. She has contributed to setting standards and benchmarks for sustainable buildings and masterplans, and is one of the consultants spearheading advisory services for AVA in Hong Kong.