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Distinguished Speaker Series: Marco Wu FRICS on meeting HK's housing needs

RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Monday, 25 June 2018 from 18:30 to 20:00 (HKT)

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As part of RICS' Distinguished Speaker Series, Mr Marco Wu Moon-hoi, FRICS, GBS, SBS, Chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Society will join us and share his views on topics related to housing needs of Hong Kong, including our ageing population, subsidised housing, and the need for affordable housing to attract young talent to the city. With extensive experience throughout the surveying profession, Mr Wu will also share his working experiences, advice for surveyors, views about the profession’s future, and more.

After his presentation, our moderator and RICS Asia board Lands Group member Ms Candy Chan MRICS will facilitate an audience Q&A session.

 

Enquiries: mwilson2@rics.org (2116 0040)

Event language: English for presentation and moderated Q&A (English/Cantonese during audience Q&A only if required)

1.5 CPD hours

 

About the speaker

Mr Marco Wu Moon-hoi, GBS, SBS

Chairman, Hong Kong Housing Society

Mr Marco Wu is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Society. He is a past President of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and The Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators, and was a member of the Long Term Housing Strategy Steering Committee. Mr Wu is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, an Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers, The Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management and The University of College of Estate Management, UK, and an Honorary Advisor of The Coalition of Professional Services Ltd.

 

Mr Wu had served the Government for 39 years. He was the Deputy Director of Housing from 1996 to 2003 and the Director of Buildings from 2003 to 2006. During his 26 years with the Housing Department, he made significant contribution to the formulation and review of major housing policies. As Director of Buildings, he was responsible for developing policies and strategies governing the control and facilitation of private building developments.

 

Mr Wu devoted himself to the work of the Hong Kong Housing Society after retiring from the civil service. He was the Vice-Chairman of the Housing Society from 2006 to 2012 and has been the Chairman since 2012. Mr Wu has been leading the Housing Society in fulfilling its mission of serving the people of Hong Kong in housing and related services, including providing subsidized housing for the needy, addressing housing and service needs of the elderly, redeveloping and rehabilitating aged rental estates to improve the living environment, and exploring new housing solutions for different income and age groups of the community.

 

Mr Wu was awarded Silver Bauhinia Star in 2006 and Gold Bauhinia Star in 2014 for his dedicated service to the community.

 

 

RICS 150th Anniversary

In 2018, RICS celebrates its 150th anniversary. A wide-ranging programme of activities will run throughout the year. These will celebrate the depth and breadth of the surveying profession and its contributions to civilisation. In addition to celebrating history, RICS will also look to the future to promote pride in the profession, inclusion and diversity, and to inspire the next generation.

 

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Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
22/F United Centre
95 Queensway

Hong Kong SAR China

Monday, 25 June 2018 from 18:30 to 20:00 (HKT)


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RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

We're the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

With offices covering the major political and financial centres of the world, our market presence means we're ideally placed to influence policy and embed standards at a national level.

We work at a cross-governmental level, delivering a single, international standard that will support a safe and vibrant marketplace in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, for the benefit of all.

We accredit 125,000 qualified and trainee professionals and any individual or firm registered with us is subject to our quality assurance. We're proud of our reputation and we guard it fiercely, so clients who work with our registered professionals can have confidence in the quality and ethics of the services they receive.

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