Speaker Profile: Thomas Ho

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Mr Thomas Ho, Chieft Executive, Gammon Construction Ltd

Topic of the Presentation:
Hong Kong - The Green City

Hong Kong is not lacking of good examples of sustainable design and construction. The author purports to outline some of those projects and will comment on how the Industry could cooperate more to build up a greener city for future generations. He will also propose a model of how the green journey can be developed for businesses.

Mr Thomas Ho is the Chief Executive of Gammon Construction Limited, a Hong Kong based construction group with operations throughout China and South-East Asia, jointly owned by Jardines and Balfour Beatty. Gammon had a turnover of around US 1 Billion and employed over 2,000 professional staff.

Mr Ho possesses over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He is very active in community services and professional institutes’ services and is recognized by the industry as the figurehead in promoting excellence in construction management and quality construction. He is currently the Vice President of the Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA) and chairs the HKCA Civil Engineering Committee. He is also a member of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Building Contractors Committee. Thomas was named Director of The Year by Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIOD) in 2007 and he earned the Outstanding PolyU Alumni 2009 Award this year.