NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Conference 2019 Product code: L07101-HK

Nov 29 th

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Event Sponsors

  • Hong Kong Institute of Construction Adjudicators
  • Built.IT
  • The Contracts Group
  • Projection Group
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Mace
  • T & T
This event will mark 10 years of NEC in Hong Kong and will provide valuable insight into the NEC4 suite increasing attendees' confidence in using NEC contracts.

LAM Sai-hung, NEC Asia-Pacific Users’ Group Chair, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Development Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is confirmed to speak at the event. Hear from Lam Sai-hung how NEC continues to support Construction 2.0.

Designed to promote discussion and engagement, our interactive panel sessions will enable you to get involved and share experiences of using the contracts. In addition, a series of workshops will allow attendees to improve their practical knowledge of the NEC Contracts.


  • Network and engage with peers and stakeholders from different industries and sectors
  • Enrich your knowledge of the progress, challenges and developments for NEC with key speakers from across the industry and government agencies
  • Learn about the successful application of NEC across large-scale public and private projects across the world
  • Be clear on how the application of NEC to your projects will ensure smoother project management and greater collaboration between parties
  • Take part in the breakout sessions which provide practical learning from NEC experts
  • Get involved in the interactive panel session designed to promote discussion and allow users to share experiences with the contracts
  • Network and strengthen working relationships with delegates at the cocktail reception which concludes the event at the prestigious five-star venue
  • Participate in interactive Q&A sessions and group exercises


Offered to both NEC Users' Group members and non-members, these workshops are ideal learning and professional development experiences for:
•    Project Managers
•    Supervisors
•    Employers and their advisers
•    Contractors and their supply chain
•    Consultants

Watch NEC video on last years' edition NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Conference 2018.


Have you already joined NEC User’s Group? If not, join today, and get a free space and 25% discount on additional spaces to this conference as well as other benefits and services such as:

  • A free complete set of the NEC family of contract documents on joining and a copy of all new documents as, and when, published
  • Up to 20 copies of the newsletter
  • Up to 10 emails to the NEC helpdesk during a year
  • NEC Users’ Group logo available for use on your website, stationary, literature (etc.)
  • One complimentary place at the Asia Pacific Users’ Group Annual Conference and 25% saving for additional delegates
  • One complimentary place at the Asia Pacific Users’ Group Workshops and 25% saving for additional delegates

To read more and become member, please click here.
For more information, please email  or call +44 (0) 207 665 2445.

08:00 Registration and breakfast 
09:00 Opening Remarks
  Mr. Lam Sai-hung
NEC Asia Pacific Users' Group Chairman and Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Development Bureau, HKSAR Government
  • 10th anniversary of the NEC journey in Hong Kong.
  • Driving collaborative culture in our construction industry.
  • Wider use of NEC in our public works projects.
09:10 Keynote Address
  Dr. David Hancock
NEC Users' Group Chair and Construction Director, Infrastructure and Projects Authority, Cabinet Office, UK Government
  • UK Government Priorities.
  • How UK practices align with Construction 2.0 objectives.
  • Using NEC to drive best practice.
09:30 Nobody Expects Changes - We are Making Them
  Jimmy-Chan.png Jimmy Chan
Director, Highways Department, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Overview of NEC implementation in Highways Department
  • A review on adoption of NEC
  • Challenges and way forward
09:50 NEC in Public Works in Hong Kong - an Interim Review
  Dr. Isabelle Chan
Assistant Professor and Deputy Program Director of BSc (Surveying) in the Department of Real Estate and Construction, University of Hong Kong (HKU)
  • 10-year NEC project experience in Hong Kong
  • Important feedback from local stakeholders
  • Further studies
10:10 Q&A Session: Airport Authority and China State Construction
Darrel Kingan
Victor Wu

Discussing 3801 Contract - APM / BHS Tunnels
Darrel Kingan

Deputy Director, Construction - Airport Authority Hong Kong

Victor Wu
Deputy General Manager, China State Construction

  • Adopting ECI
  • Using target cost contracting
  • Working with NEC3 ECC Option D
10:30 Q&A Session with morning speakers
10:40 Morning refreshment break and networking
11:10 NEC and the Lima 2019 Pan American & Para Pan American Games
  Frank Randles
Operations Director - Project Management (Consultancy), Mace
  • Introducing NEC to a new region
  • Changing behaviours and culture to achieve delivery success
  • Key lessons learnt
11:30 The Development of NEC in Hong Kong after 10 years on - from a Contractor POV

Mr. Kan Jun
Managing Director, China Road and Bridge Corporation - Build King Joint Venture, NEC Contractor of the Year 2019

  • Working collaboratively
  • Experience sharing
  • Challenges and way forward
11:50 Using NEC Contracts for Underground Works

Ben Mellors
Partner, HFW

  • Importance of risk management
  • Why NEC is well-suited for underground works
  • What to consider when using NEC for such projects
12:10 The use of target cost contracts for building works in Hong Kong

Ian Heaphy
NEC4 Contract Board Member

  • Benefits of target cost contracts
  • Use of NEC for building works
  • Supporting the Hong Kong market
Q&A Session
13:00 Lunch and networking 
14:00 - 15:30 Workshops: choose one of the below
1. NEC4 ECC Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) 2. Risk Management Throughout the Supply Chain 3. Hong Kong Institute of Construction Adjudicators
Tim Knee-Robinson, NEC4 Drafter
  • What is ECI?
  • Why use ECI?
  • How to do ECI?
  • X22 overview
  • Case study – lessons learnt from UK practice
Ian Heaphy, NEC4 Drafter
  • Overview of NEC suite of contracts and how these can be use used to engage all tiers of the supply chain
  • Subcontracting strategies
  • How to write Z Clauses
John Cock, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator, Accredited Adjudicator, Registered Architect
Ronald Pang, Barrister-at-law, Gary Soo’s Chambers
  • What is adjudication?
  • What does an adjudicator do?
  • What to expect in the future
15:30 Afternoon refreshment break and networking
16:00 'Meet the Drafters'
    Robert Gerrard
NEC Users' Group Secretary & NEC4 Drafter

Tim Knee Robinson
NEC4 Drafter

Ian Heaphy
NEC4 Contract Board Member

Ivan Cheung
NEC Asia Pacific Users' Group Secretary
16:45 Closing Remarks
  Dr. David Hancock
NEC Users' Group Chair and Construction Director, Infrastructure and Projects Authority, Cabinet Office, UK Government
17:00 Cocktail Reception
Lam Sai-hung, NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Chair Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Development Bureau, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
LAM Sai-hung Ir LAM Sai-hung was appointed the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) in October 2018.
Ir LAM graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong in 1983. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers and the China Hong Kong Railway Institution.
Ir LAM joined the Government as an Assistant Engineer in 1986. He was promoted to Chief Engineer in 2009, to Government Engineer in 2012, and to Principal Government Engineer in 2014. He was the Project Manager of the Hong Kong Island and Islands Development Office in the Civil Engineering and Development Department from June 2015 to August 2016. He was the Director of Civil Engineering and Development from September 2016 to October 2018 before his appointment as the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works).
Dr. David Hancock, NEC Users' Group Chair & Construction Director, Infrastructure and Projects Authority Cabinet Office
Dr. David Hancock leads the Government Construction Team and chairs the Government Construction Board for the Cabinet Office and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA). Prior to joining IPA he was Head of Risk for Transport for London. Renowned internationally as a leading thinker and practitioner in the field of risk, he is the author of the bestselling book “Tame, Messy and Wicked Risk Leadership” in which he developed the concept of Risk Leadership. He was Head of Risk for the Terminal 5 Project at Heathrow and champions the case for rethinking project management as a social interaction rather than delivery solely through the application of process and policy.
He is a high-risk project reviewer and sits on the advisory boards for Buckingham Palace refurbishment, British Virgin Islands Redevelopment and the British Antarctic Survey. In autumn 2017 he was appointed as the NEC UK Users’ Group Chair.
Ben Mellors, Partner, HFW
Ben is a specialist construction lawyer with over 19 years' experience in the industry. He advises clients on all aspects of construction and engineering projects, from contract drafting and negotiation to project delivery, claims and disputes. He has advised on a wide range of projects around the world, with particular knowledge and experience in international infrastructure, heavy engineering and technical projects.
Ben has extensive experience of a broad range of standard form contracts, including NEC, FIDIC, ACE and JCT, as well as bespoke agreements and forms of PPP and PFI.  He has advised on the spectrum of NEC Contracts, including ECC, PSC and subcontracts, covering NEC2, NEC3 and NEC4. This has involved advising on procurement, risk allocation, selection of Options, Z-clauses, Compensation Events and adjudication, with an emphasis on the use of NEC for international projects. Examples of his NEC mandates include:
- advising on liabilities arising from defects causing a structural collapse in a complex, infrastructure project involving multiple participants engaged under a suite of back-to-back NEC contracts, requiring the determination of project management responsibilities under these contracts and allocation of responsibilities for the failure;
- advising in relation to entitlements to Compensation Events due to changes to the Works Information on a project for the upgrade of an underground metro station, involving allegations of failures to comply with the NEC contract management provisions, technical issues as to whether there was an instructed change and the interpretation and application of payment provisions.
Ben regularly speaks on NEC contracts, most recently on the changes introduced by NEC4.
Ben originally trained and worked as a civil engineer. Tunnelling and complex ground work is a particular interest for Ben, originating from his Engineering Science degree when he specialised in geotechnical engineering and has worked in the geotechnical departments of Consulting Engineers. He is an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a member of the British Tunnelling Society.
Ian Heaphy, NEC4 Contract Board and Director at IN Construction Consulting
Ian has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, including aviation, oil & gas, rail, water, highways and building. He has worked with clients across the UK, Middle East, Far East and North America including government bodies, private employers and international contractors. He specialises in the development and implementation of innovative procurement strategies with particular expertise around incentivisation, partnering, alliancing and target cost / cost reimbursable contracts for major projects and programmes of work.
Ian is a member of the NEC4 Contract Board has been directly involved in drafting and shaping the next generation of NEC contracts.
Ian regularly facilitates workshops and delivers training in contract forms and procurement & contract strategies. He also frequently speaks at industry events and has had numerous articles published in construction journals. In addition to his NEC and procurement work Ian also acts as adjudicator, dispute resolver and quantum Expert Witness.
Robert Gerrard, NEC Users' Group Secretary & NEC Consultant
Robert specialises in NEC contracts, both setting these up and successfully managing them. He has over 30 years’ experience in contract management and carries out training around the world, currently splitting his time between UK and Hong Kong.

He is an examiner for the Institution of Civil Engineers Certificate in Law and Contract Management course and has also held the position of NEC Users’ Group Secretary from 2006 to date. Robert was an NEC4 Contract Drafter and part of the NEC3 contracts working group.

Robert’s publications include NEC3 and NEC4 Compared (2017), NEC2 and NEC3 Compared (2005), joint author in NEC4 Avoiding and Resolving Disputes (2019), NEC4 Practical Solutions (2017) and NEC3 Practical Solutions (2015).

Robert can be contacted on
Tim Knee-Robinson, BEng(Hons) CEng MICE MAPM MCIHT, NEC4 drafter and Director at TKR Consultancy Ltd
Tim is a chartered civil engineer and NEC specialist with over 25 years of project experience across a wide range of sectors including civil engineering, highway infrastructure, waste water, energy and building. Tim has experience of working for contractors, clients and consultants.
Tim has over 16 years of experience successfully delivering NEC procured projects and supporting clients in the implementation of the NEC. This includes undertaking the role of the Project Manager / Supervisor, providing contract advice and training on numerous projects in the UK and Hong Kong. Tim has delivered over 350 training courses on behalf of numerous clients in the UK and Hong Kong, including CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd, HyD, ArchSD, DSD and CEDD.
Tim was the NEC adviser on Hong Kong Government’s first NEC pilot project and is currently advising CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd on their 2nd generation Transmission Substation Programme as well as providing advice and training to a number of Government work departments including HyD and CEDD.  Tim is currently advising CEDD on the four separate contracts comprising the HK$3.5bn Lam Tin Tunnel eastern approaches project. Tim was a key member of the NEC4 drafting team which included leading the drafting of all the user guides (24 no. books) and drafting key elements of the ECC. He has extensive experience of preparing NEC contracts including developing a Works Information (now Scope) structure which formed the basis of all the contracts used on the 2012 Olympics (130+ contracts) and the user guide checklist.
Mr. Kan Jun, Managing Director of China Road and Bridge Corporation (Hong Kong & Macau)
Mr. KAN is the Managing Director of China Road and Bridge Corporation (Hong Kong & Macau Region) and fully responsible for the engineering and investment business in Hong Kong, Macau and Pearl River Delta regions. More than 35 years striking in the construction industry both in the territory and aboard, Mr. Kan has fully devoted himself in this industry and obtained highly recognition from the peer. Currently he is actively involved some major projects in Hong Kong and the total sum is about HKD20 billion. They are:
  • Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link – Northern Connection Toll Plaza and Associated Works
  • Liantang /Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Site Formation and Infrastructure Works – Contract 6
  • Kai Tak Development – Stage 3 Infrastructure Works for Development at the Southern Part of the Former Runway
  • HKAA Three Runway System Project Contract 3204 – Deep Cement Mixing Works (Package 4)
  • HKAA Three Runway System Project Contract 3302 – Eastern Vehicular Tunnel Advance Works
  • Tseung kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel, Road P2 and Associated Works
  • Tseung Kwan O – Main Bridge and Associated Works
Dr. Isabelle Chan, Assistant Professor and Deputy Program Director of BSc (Surveying) in the Department of Real Estate and Construction, University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Isabelle is an Assistant Professor and Deputy Program Director of BSc (Surveying) in the Department of Real Estate and Construction, University of Hong Kong (HKU). In the past few years, she has participated in more than 10 government- /university- /industry-funded research projects covering the areas of NEC, construction innovation, sustainable development, underground space, health and safety, and so on.  In line with these projects, she has over 60 international publications in books, journals and conferences.  In addition to research, Isabelle also teaches NEC and construction project management in HKU.  She is also the Chairman of the Institute of Safety and Health Practitioners in Hong Kong. 
Frank Randles, Operations Director, Mace
LAM Sai-hung Frank Randles is Mace’s Head of Sports and Events, responsible for leading the company’s global sporting and events growth aspirations.
Following a number of years working across residential, mixed use and transportation projects, Frank established a sports and events focus in 2009, when he joined the CLM joint venture responsible for delivering the London 2012 venues and associated infrastructure.

After playing an integral role in ensuring key venues were games ready, Frank transitioned into a legacy role, first becoming Mace’s lead for stadium transformation and then for the redevelopment of Stratford Waterfront.

In addition to heading up Mace’s sports and events division, Frank is currently Project Director for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. Working as part of a UK Delivery Team consortium, on behalf of the Department of International Trade, he’s using his experience of procurement and delivery strategy, project and programme management, public sector delivery, project controls, and NEC contract management to support the effective and timely delivery of the games venues.
Victor Wu, Deputy General Manager, China State Construction Engineering (HK) Ltd
LAM Sai-hung Mr. Victor WU, Deputy General Manager of China State Construction Engineering (HK) Ltd. Victor is a Chartered Civil Engineer, with more than 38 years of experience in project management for large multi disciplinary infrastructure projects in both the HK and China. Since Mr Wu joined China State in year 2010, he has been responsible for more than 10 major infrastructure projects for the Cedd, Highways, WSD, Mtrc and AAHK. From 2015 to present, Victor has been responsible for over 7 AAHK projects for 3RS and CWD division in the capacity of Project Director.

Victor truly trusts that Collaboration between the Employer and Contractor would be the best approach to deliver the project.
Darrel Kingan, Deputy Director, Third Runway Construction, Airport Authority of Hong Kong
LAM Sai-hung Darrel is a Chartered Civil Engineer, with more than 30 years of experience in project management for large multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects in both the UK and HK including the original CLK Airport Construction and the HZMB BCF Project. He is now overseeing the AAHK’s Third Runway Division’s Project Delivery Office
John Cock, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator, Accredited Adjudicator, Registered Architect
John-Cock.jpg John is an Architect, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator and Accredited Adjudicator. Working as as an architect, designer and project manager, he gained experience in Hong Kong, Australia, Malaysia and Singapore.

John acts as third-party neutral and provides advice and support to parties in commercial disputes, particularly those involving architectural or building issues. He has been appointed as an expert in numerous construction and related disputes. John has also been appointed as Dispute Resolution Advisor (DRA/DRAd) for several Hong Kong Government contracts. He is listed on arbitration and mediation panels in Hong Kong, Malaysia and internationally, and has been appointed as arbitrator and mediator in construction, commercial matters and consumer disputes.

He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Adjudicators and also accredited as an adjudicator on the panels of HKIAC, HKIA and AIAC.
Jimmy Chan, Director of Highways
John-Cock.jpg Ir CHAN Pai-ming, Jimmy graduated from The University of Hong Kong in 1986 with a BSc(Eng) degree. He obtained an MSc degree in Information Technology from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1990. Ir CHAN is a corporate member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the Institute of Civil Engineers.

Ir CHAN joined the Government as Engineer in October 1991 and has since then worked in various bureaux and departments responsible for managing different kinds of infrastructure projects, including airport development, site formation, roadworks and building development in Hong Kong. Ir CHAN had also involved in formulation of works policies related to construction manpower, water supplies, flood control, slope safety, safety control of lifts and escalators, and construction site safety in public works projects. Ir CHAN had also been responsible for overseeing the planning, design and implementation of major highways and tunnel projects, as well as overseeing the planning and implementation of local and cross-border railway lines in Highways Department before he was appointed the Director of Highways in October 2018.
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6. Benefit from the networking and discover new industry trends through discussion opportunities
7. Be a part of the biggest NEC contracts event in Hong Kong

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For more information, please email  or call +44 (0) 207 665 2445.
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Last year's conference edition involved more than 10 significant speakers, 10 sponsors and exhibitors, 1 workshop with 5 thematic sessions, 200 delegates from leading companies working in different sectors such as:

AECOM Asia Co Ltd. Airport Authority Hong Kong AMED Consulting Limited Architectural Services Department Arup (Hong Kong)
Association of Landscape Consultants Atkins China Ltd Aurecon Hong Kong Limited Beria Consultants Ltd Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Build IT Build King Construction Ltd Building & Construction Authority Buildings Department CEMAR
Changi Airport Group Chun Wo Construction & Engineering Co Ltd Civil Engineering & Development Department HKSAR CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
Clyde & Co Contract Communicator Currie & Brown (China) Limited Department for International Trade Development Bureau
HKSAR Distinctive Performance Drainage Services Department Distinctive Performance Drainage Services Department
Driver Trett (Hong Kong) Ltd Gammon Construction Ltd Hargreaves Industrial Services HK Ltd Heathrow Ltd Highways Department
Hip Hing Construction Co Ltd HKA Global Limited Hogan Lovells (Hong Kong) Hong Kong Construction Industry Council iGroup Hong Kong
IN Construction Consulting Limited Independent Commission Against Corruption J. Roger Preston Limited JCP Consultancy International Limited Independent Commission Against Corruption
J. Roger Preston Limited King & Wood Mallesons Land Transport Authority of Singapore LSP Professional Services Limited/td> Mannings (Asia) Consultants Ltd
Mannings (Asia) Consultants Ltd Meinhardt Infrastructure & Environment Ltd Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Ltd MTR Corporation Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd
Paul Y Construction Company, Limited Pinsent Masons Projection Group RA Gerrard Ltd RICS
Sun Fook Kong Construction Management Limited TBH Global Services (HK) Limited The Contracts Group Ltd The Hong Kong Construction Association Ltd Turner & Townsend (HK)
Vasteam Construction Limited Water Supplies Department HKSAR WSP (Asia) Limited  

and more....

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  Hong Kong Institute of Construction Adjudicators (HKICAdj)

Hong Kong Institute of Construction Adjudicators (HKICAdj) is a non-profit organisation founded by a group of professional engineers, surveyors, architects, adjudicators and arbitrators. Being the first and neutral institute in Hong Kong which focuses on the promotion, training and application of construction adjudication in resolving construction disputes.

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    Projection Group

Scenario Advantage is our proven software with over 20 years of experience on large to mega Projects. Our software is designed for the Enterprise, a Portfolio, or a single project. Our software and services are targeted at Mining, Energy, Infrastructure and Property Development covering Information Management, Project Delivery and your Workforce.

Whether it is keeping management informed, or connecting your teams, Scenario will manage your information and processes across your projects. Scenario acts as a common platform connecting your internal Team members with the wide range of external parties working together on your projects.

We bring structure and control to your information, commercial and compliance processes. We provide control, visibility and confidence across your projects from concept to handover, and full operations.

    The Contracts Group

Based in Hong Kong, The Contracts Group specialises in the provision of expert consultancy services for the construction industry in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Asia and Worldwide.  We assist on construction projects from the pre-contract stage, into project delivery and through to post-contract completion as well as dealing with any disputes that arise.
Our senior staff have many years of experience in dealing with construction contracts, quantity surveying services, risk, project control and management services, claims, disputes and expert services in the varying sectors of the construction industry.  We utilise this experience to seek the most appropriate solutions to the many and varied problems that are found on construction projects and to provide a full range of construction contracts services. 
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  • Accepted Programme & Compensation Event Management
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  • NEC Training, Partnering and Collaborative Workshops

    Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons has been advising and training clients on the implementation and successful use of NEC in Hong Kong since its inception.  As one of the largest international law firms providing tailored solutions to the infrastructure sector, we have unparalleled experience of NEC across the globe. We have been recognised as ‘Global Construction Law Firm of the Year’ for the last 11 years at the Who’s Who Legal Awards.  Key to our approach is our sector insight, our understanding of the commercial issues and risks on complex and critical projects and our understanding of how to manage them. We have been recognised as ‘Global Construction Law Firm of the Year’ for the last 11 years at the Who’s Who Legal Awards. Key to our approach is our sector insight, our understanding of the commercial issues and risks on complex and critical projects and our understanding of how to manage them. Above all clients turn to us – because they trust us.

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    Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend has over 20 years’ experience in delivering NEC form of contracts. We have developed practical know-hows from procurement strategy and contract drafting to post-contract administration, cost and programme assurance and dispute avoidance. In HK, we have been advising on some of the largest ECC target cost contracts.

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  Construction Industry Council

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) was formed on 1 February 2007. CIC is headed by a chairman and 24 members representing various sectors of the industry including employers, professionals, academics, contractors, workers and Government officials. The main functions of CIC are to forge consensus on long-term strategic issues, convey the industry’s needs and aspirations to Government, as well as provide a communication channel for Government to solicit advice on all construction-related matters. Thus CIC is empowered to formulate codes of conduct, administer registration and rating schemes of construction workers, steer forward research and manpower development, facilitate the adoption of construction standards and compile performance indicators.



  The Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.
    The Hong Kong Construction Association, Limited (HKCA)

The Hong Kong Construction Association, Limited (HKCA) was established in 1920 aimed at improving the construction industry’s standard in Hong Kong. Members of HKCA, currently over 300, are registered construction companies in Hong Kong. The Association is the recognized and leading voice for Hong Kong main contractors and over the years established a trusted working relationship with the HKSAR Government, the Construction Industry Council (CIC), other professional institutions and labour unions. The views of HKCA are being solicited in the formulation of legislation and policies related to the construction industry; and we will ensure that Members’ needs on industrial, contractual and technical matters are well looked after. HKCA is a member of the International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations (IFAWPCA) representing Hong Kong. The Federation composed of representation from total 19 neighbouring nations/areas. The heart of the HKCA's business is the 41-member Council and the standing and ad-hoc committees. The Association's Council Officers comprise a President, six Vice-Presidents, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer (and their deputies). The Association's normal business is carried out by the Secretariat under the supervision of the Chief Executive.
  ACEHK   The Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong (ACEHK)

The Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong (ACEHK) is a non profit making association representing the consulting engineering profession in Hong Kong. As an industry group, the Association seeks to set and maintain standards of professional conduct and ethics of consulting engineers, promote the advancement of the profession of consulting engineering and uphold the professional interests, rights, powers and privileges of consulting engineers. ACEHK places high importance on the business interests of its members and assist authorities, developers, bankers, funding agencies and others requiring engineering services to select consulting engineers.
  RICS   The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is a professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.


Institution of Civil Engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a professional membership body that government and industry listen to while providing unrivalled support to our 92,000 civil engineer members.



Association of Landscape Consultants

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Society of Construction Law Hong Kong

The Societ of Construction Law Hong Kong (SCLHK) formed in 2001 and since then has worked to promote (for the public benefit) education, study and research in the field of construction law and related subjects (including ADR, arbitration and adjudication).

    The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects

The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects (HKILA) was founded in April 1988 as the professional body for those engaged in the practice of landscape architecture in Hong Kong, with the main aim of promoting the highest standard in the arts and sciences of landscape architecture and management throughout Hong Kong.

    Charted Institute of Arbitrators

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) is the largest branch in of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators with over 2,000 members. Its’ geographical area of Mainland China, Hong Kong S.A.R, Macau S.A.R., Taiwan Region, Vietnam, Philippines, Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Indonesia.

The objectives of the Branch are to provide a regional organisation for members of the Institute who are resident in East Asia generally. The purpose is to promote, encourage and facilitate the practice of settlement of disputes by arbitration and other means of dispute resolution, and to support and promote the status and interests of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

    The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors

The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) has an important consultative role in government policy making and on issues affecting the profession of surveyors. The institute sets standards for professional services and performance, establishing codes of ethics, determining requirements for admission as professional surveyors and encouraging members to upgrade skills through continuing professional development.

    Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited

The Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited (HKGBC) is a non-profit, member led organisation established in 2009 and has become a public body under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance since 2016. The HKGBC strives to promote the standards and developments of sustainable buildings in Hong Kong. The HKGBC also aims to raise green building awareness by engaging the public, the industry and the government, and to develop practical solutions for Hong Kong’s unique, subtropical built environment of high-rise, high density urban area, leading Hong Kong to become a world’s exemplar of green building development.

Our passion for a sustainable built environment is the motivating force to achieve our goals. The wide experience and deep insight of our members and experts is the underlying foundation for real results.

    Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation

Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation is a learned society comprising professional practitioners and academics from highway engineering and transportation fields of Hong Kong. 

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