Dr Andrew Chan has had a long career with, and is now Chairman of Trustees’ Board of the global Arup Group, one of the world’s foremost multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy firms. The firm is the creative force behind many of the world’s most celebrated buildings and infrastructure facilities, and is one of the prominent leaders in shaping future cities. Prior to his present appointment, Dr Chan was Deputy Chairman of Arup Group, and before then, Chairman of Arup’s East Asia Region and of the Hong Kong office.
He is a Past President and Gold Medallist of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Green Building Council, Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fellow and Senior Vice President of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK.
Dr Chan has practised civil engineering for 40 years, and has led and been involved in many innovative and award-winning projects across the Asian region. In recent years, Dr Chan has been active in promotion of the engineers’ leadership role in sustainability and a low carbon future for cities.