CEO

Mr Donald Choi worked globally as architect and developer for over 30 years and is familiar with both public and private projects. He has worked in North America, Asia and China, including Hong Kong listed companies, with vast in-depth knowledge in the real estate development and investment industry. He believes in the power of design and architecture to empower society. Clients have included Hong Kong Government, Airport Authority, Mass Transit Railway Corporation, Urban Renewal Authority, Public Works Canada, British Columbia Buildings Corporation, NGOs and the private sector.

Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Chinachem Group. Before, he was the Managing Director of Nan Fung Group, Director of Foster and Partners, and the Authorized Person (Architect) for the Hong Kong International Airport Passenger Terminal (HKIA Silver Medal Winner) and many infrastructure projects at Chek Lap Kok. The airport was awarded the Top Ten Construction Projects in the World and has won numerous awards including the Best Airport in the World since opening in 1998.

Mr Choi is active in community services. He is a Global Trustee of the Urban Land Institute, Trustee of Design Trust – Hong Kong, Vice President (Local Affairs) of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design and Honorary Advisor of the Hong Kong Workers’ Health Centre. He is also a Board Director of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, and Board Member of Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre. He had taught at the University of Hong Kong and was the former Chairman of the Architects Registration Board, HKSAR. He also served as a Board Member of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance), Appeal Tribunal (Building Ordinance), the Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board, Construction Industry Training Board and other governmental statutory bodies.

Sessions

Mar 5

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Spotlight on an Asset Class: Solving Hong Kong’s Housing Crisis

13:40 – 14:20
JC Cube Auditorium

Co-living, micro-units, rent-to-own - how will Hong Kong provide affordable and innovative solutions to house its future residents, and how might we learn from other cities…