Ir Lam is a professional environmental and civil engineer with over 25 years of experience in a broad spectrum of infrastructural engineering, environmental management and pollution control projects.
Ir Lam’s practice includes environmental policy formulation; engineering project management and financing; engineering contract administration; design and construction of sewage collection and treatment systems; source reduction, recycling, collection, treatment and disposal of municipal solid waste and chemical waste; air and noise pollution mitigation; environmental impact assessment; environmental monitoring and auditing; green procurement; corporate environmental management; environmental permitting and licensing; legislative enforcement and prosecution; water quality policy and monitoring; and professional training.
Ir Lam is currently the Council Member, Ex-officio Member of the Environmental Division and Member of the Environmental Discipline Advisory Panel of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He is also the Past Chairman of the Hong Kong Waste Management Association.
Ir Dr Eddy WT Lau holds a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours) in Building Services Engineering, a Master of Science (Distinction) in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Business Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy. He is an accredited BEAM Professional, HKQAA SBI Verifier, Registered Energy Assessor, Qualified Service Provider (Energy-cum-Carbon Audit), Registered Professional Engineer (Building Services), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering and Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).
Currently, he works in Hong Kong Green Building Council as the Head of Green Labelling. Before that, he had worked in the MTR Corporation Ltd, the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation and Parsons Brinckerhoff (Asia) Ltd in building services design, project management, energy and asset management. He has more than 18 years’ experience in the industry and has published more than 18 papers mainly in the HKIE Journal and the Building Journal HK China.
Dr Kyoungjin An received PhD in 2004 from Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dr. An has been working in the field of water and wastewater treatment and has extensive experience in research and several projects in various Asian country such as Thailand, Hong Kong and China.
Since 2009 Dr. An has extended her research and education career with ‘The Asian Program for Incubation of Environmental Leaders (APIEL)’ as an assistant professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan. Over the last four years, Dr. An has conducted several researches and field works focused on sustainable water management and policy in Thailand and Japan, and sustainable urban development and policy in China to help foster young leaders capable of making significant contributions to resolving global environmental problems. Her recent works have been published in Energy, Environmental Technology, Journal of Water Sustainability etc.
Dr Ruffinaa Thilakaratne is a RIBA qualified architect, LEED Accredited Professional, HK BEAM Plus Professional and a PhD holder with 15 yrs. international experience. She possesses extensive experience in architectural practice, research & teaching.
With her profound knowledge in architecture and sustainability disciplines she is currently involved with a number of tertiary education institutions in Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand and the US teaching undergraduate students and providing green building training for industry professionals.
In her present role as the Director of Sustainability at GRID Consortium, she is involved in green building rating management consultancy under LEED and BEAM Plus rating schemes, developing green specifications, reviewing and providing expertise for government bids for Hong Kong projects and conducting green professional training in Asia. As a qualified architect, she is currently providing sustainability and design consultancy for many high-end property developers in Hong Kong and Asia and also for other corporate entities and institutions on their commercial, institutional and master planning projects.
Her core expertise are in the areas green building rating systems, environmental performance modeling, green material and architectural specifications and design intelligence. She is also a design architect specialized in science, technology & education projects, mixed use transit oriented developments, hospitality and housing.
She is well acquainted with IBC, BS and ASD building codes and regulations, ISO 14000 and environmental standards and LEED and BEAM Plus green building rating systems.
Her interest in sustainability extends through her active involvement in USGBC Education Review Committee, USGBC China Chapter RPC Committee, BEAM Society Professional Development Committee and SwedCham Environmental Committee.
Dr Candy Ng has been awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Building Services Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is the BEAM Professional and Certified Carbon Audit Professional and an expert in both the Energy Management and Fire Engineering. She applies computational fluid dynamics techniques to study many practical problems, including building energy efficiency and smoke generation in case of fire. Candy is keen on carrying out the qualitative and quantitative analysis in fire engineering and building energy problems.