Wai Chi-Sing, GBS JP
Wai Chi-Sing is currently the Deputy Chairman & Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority in Hong Kong, the statutory body responsible for overseeing and managing the gentrification of the city's neighbourhoods.
Mr. Wai is a highly accomplished individual. Before being appointed to the Urban Renewal Authority by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR Government in June 2016, he was a senior government official, most recently as the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) in government. With a fruitful career of over 40 years in government service, Mr. Wai has previously been the Director of Highways, and Deputy Secretary for the Environment, Transport & Works. In addition, he is very active in public service, serving as an Advisor to Our Hong Kong Foundation, and Honorary Professor of Civil Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also a former non-executive director of the MTR Corporation, Ocean Park Corporation, Hong Kong Housing Authority, and Construction Industry Council. For Mr. Wai's tenured service in government and contribution to the community, he was awarded the Golden Bauhinia Star and is a Justice of the Peace.
Mr. Wai is a chartered engineer and fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, and the Hong Kong Institute of Highways and Transportation.