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ORGANISING COMMITTEE MEMBERS & ADVISORS


Organising Committee Members:

Chairman:
Mr. Jacky K.H Chung

Researcher, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Mr. Jacky K.H. Chung has joined the Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (HKIVM) since 1999 and now he is the Editor and Technical Director in the HKIVM Council. He is also the key organising committee of the 9th International Value Management Conference (IVMC08) and the Value Management Conference of Great China (VMCGC08) in Hong Kong. Mr. Chung obtained his BSc degree in Construction Economics and Management with first class honours in 1998 and MPhil degree in 2002, from the Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Now, he is doing a PhD study about the collaborative working in construction in Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong.

Mr. Chung is an active researcher and his research interests include value management (VM), partnering, value networks, collaborative working, group support system and collaborative working. He has published overall 30 research papers in leading academic journals and international conferences. In addition, Mr Chung has received the Best Paper Award (VM track) form the Fourth Europe PMI Conference in 2001, the Tony Toy Memorial Award (Distinction Award) from the HKIVM in 2002, and the CIB Guyla Sebestyén Award from the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) in Netherlands in 2003 for his outstanding performance. Professionally, Mr. Chung is a Certified Risk Planner (CRP) and an External Consultant of the PolyU Technology & Consultancy Company Ltd. He has professionally facilitated a large number of value management and partnering workshops for a variety of large client organisations in both the public and private sectors in Hong Kong.

Vice-Chairman - International Affairs:
Dr. Ann Tit Wan Yu

Assistant Professor, Department of Building & Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Ann has a BSc degree in Building from University of Brighton, UK and a MSc degree in Construction Management from City University of Hong Kong. She has obtained PhD from the Department of Building and Real Estate, The Polytechnic University in 2003. She started her profession as an Assistant Architect and worked for a number of different professional firms including architectural firms, quantity surveying practice as well as the Hong Kong Housing Authority.

Dr Yu has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in Value Management and Construction Management by the Department of Building and Real Estate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since September 2007. She has published over 30 research papers on the broad theme of project management in leading construction management journals and international conference proceedings.

Her research interests include value management, construction project briefing, requirements management, design management, strategic management, change management, project and post-occupancy evaluations project procurement systems.

 

Vice-Chairman - Local Affairs:

Mr. Ivan Y. L. Au

Centre Manager, Construction Industry Council

Email: bivanau@hkcic.org




Members:

Mr. Hubert Chan

Quantity Surveyor,
Hutchison Whampoa Property Limited

Mr. Chi-wang Tang

Project Manager, ISG Asia (Hong Kong) Limitedm

Chi-wang is a building surveyor and builder by profession. He has over 10 years working experience in construction, maintenance and corporate real estate services. He has particular interest in conducting VM workshop and mediation

Mr. Paco P. C. Tsang

Resident Engineer, Jacobs China Ltd.m

Paco is a Chartered Civil Engineer with more than 20 years experience in the field of civil and geotechnical engineering. He has particular expertise in project management, conducting partnering workshop, negotiation and mediation.



Conference Advisors:


Prof. Geoffrey Shen

Associate Dean, Faculty of Construction and Land Use, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Professor Shen is an active member of the Institute of Value Management in the UK and a founding council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Value Management, for which he has been serving as the secretary and editor since its formation in 1995, and more recently the Vice President, As a professional Value Management Facilitator (List A) certified by the HKIVM and recognised by the Hong Kong SAR Government, Professor Shen has professionally designed and facilitated around 30 value management and partnering workshops for a number of large client organisations, including Highways Department, Civil Engineering and Development Department, Water Supplies Department, Drainage Services Department, Housing Authority, and Housing Society.

Professor Shen is one of the leading researchers in the field of value management and partnering, supported by information and communication technologies. He has managed a large number of research projects with funding over HK$15 million, and he is the Principal Investigator for six Research Grants Council's Competitive Earmarked Research Grants (CERG). He has more than 200 publications including 90+ papers in refereed journals. He has been appointed by the Hong Kong Government as a member of the panel for the RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) 2006 in Hong Kong.

 

Dr. Mei-yung Leung

Assistant Professor, Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr. Leung has more than fifteen years of practical/teaching experience in the construction industry/education has participated in a umber of prestigious construction projects in Hong Kong. She received a Tony Toy Memorial Award (i.e. the first prize) in 2002 issued by The Hong Kong Institute of Value Management, H.K. for her PhD thesis and an international award (Thomas D. Snodgrass Value Teaching Award) in June 2005 issued by the Miles Value Foundation in the U.S.A. for her outstanding VM performance in HK and Mainland China. Dr. Leung is also a Certified Value Specialist of the SAVE International 'The Value Society' in USA, and a Qualified Facilitator (list A) of HKIVM in HK. She conducted a number of VM workshops for various large construction projects in HK and US. Dr. Leung has attracted over HK$8.5 million as Investigator in professional and research grants including three CERG projects and some professional governmental projects. Over seventy refereed journal and conference papers in construction engineering and management have been published or accepted for publishing.

Mr. Anthony Wilson

Senior Architect, Maunsell AECOM Group, Hong Kong

Studied Architecture in Edinburgh, Scotland and came to work in Hong Kong in 1981. He has extensive experience of all aspects of project delivery from initial ideas, client briefing, concept, scheme and detail design, tender documentation, tendering, and construction supervision through to final delivery and post occupation review. The range of projects completed covers all types, from birth to death, and all stages in between. With his team, he has implemented sustainable design elements on many projects when working for the Government of the HKSAR.

Became interested in Value Management in 1997 and studied under Professor Roy Barton in Australia. Assisted in the establishment of the Government Technical Circular on Value Management and implementing the same in the Architectural Services Department. Became President of the HKIVM for several years and organized 4 International VM Conferences bringing the best practitioners and latest VM developments to Hong Kong.

He is currently assisting as part of the site team with the Ocean Park Redevelopment Project which will continue to bring enjoyment, education and entertainment to the public of Hong Kong and our visitors.