Airport Authority

Executive Directors

Mr David Au Ho-cheung

Mr David Au Ho-cheung (Executive Director, Property Development)

Aged 63. Holds a Master of Architecture degree and Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Michigan, USA. Mr Au was appointed in May 2015. Before joining Airport Authority Hong Kong, Mr Au was a Director of Sun Hung Kai Development (China) Limited and Project Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited. He has over 30 years of design, planning, management and project development experience particularly on large, complex development projects with architectural firms and major developers in Hong Kong. He is a Registered Architect and Authorised Person in Hong Kong with a PRC Class 1 Registered Architect Qualification.

Ms Cissy Chan Ching-sze

Ms Cissy Chan Ching-sze (Executive Director, Commercial)

Aged 54. A Master of Business Administration graduate from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms Chan was appointed in September 2012. Before joining Airport Authority Hong Kong, Ms Chan was the Director, Retail Portfolio and Marketing at Hysan Development Company Limited. Prior to that, she gained substantial management and commercial experience in multinational companies while holding senior positions at Reckitt Benckiser (Hong Kong and Taiwan) and Johnson & Johnson Hong Kong.

Mrs Vivian Cheung Kar-fay

Mrs Vivian Cheung Kar-fay (Executive Director, Airport Operations)

Aged 59. Holds a Master degree of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from State University of New York. Mrs Cheung is an alumni of the Stanford Executive Program from the Stanford University. She was appointed Executive Director, Airport Operations in December 2019. Mrs Cheung worked for the General Electric Company and a high tech startup in the Silicon Valley for many years before joining the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) in 1992. With more than 27 years of experience in airport management, she has held a number of senior management positions in the AAHK. Mrs Cheung is currently a Director of Hong Kong – Zhuhai Airport Management Company Limited and Vice Chairman of Shanghai Hong Kong Airport Management Company Limited. Active in community service, she is a member of the Liaison Panel for Accreditation of Vocational and Professional Education and Training of Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and a member of Board of Directors of Support! International Foundation.

Ms Florence Chung Wai-yee

Ms Florence Chung Wai-yee (Executive Director, Human Resources & Administration)

Aged 56. Holder of a Master of Science degree from the Chaminade University of Honolulu and a Bachelor of Social Science degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms Chung was appointed in October 2014. Before joining Airport Authority Hong Kong, Ms Chung was the General Manager of Group Human Resources at HKR International Limited. Ms Chung has 30 years of experience in general and human resources management and has held senior positions in sizeable commercial companies and public utilities in Hong Kong, including Hutchison Port Holdings Limited and CLP Group. Areas of expertise include organisational development as well as leadership, talent and change management.

Mr Julian Lee Pui-hang

Mr Julian Lee Pui-hang (Executive Director, Finance)

Aged 44. Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr Lee was appointed in July 2020. Before joining the Airport Authority Hong Kong, Mr Lee was a Managing Director of Everbright Sun Hung Kai Co. Ltd. Mr Lee also served at Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd. and Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Ltd. in senior management positions.

Mr Ricky Leung Wing-kee

Mr Ricky Leung Wing-kee (Executive Director, Engineering & Technology)

Aged 59. Holds a Master degree of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) Degree from the University of Hong Kong. Mr Leung was appointed Executive Director, Engineering & Technology in January 2020. With more than 28 years of experience at the Airport Authority (AA), Mr Leung is responsible for the engineering and technology development of the AA, managing its assets and delivering engineering projects at Hong Kong International Airport. Before joining the AA, Mr Leung worked in consulting engineering firms and various government departments on the planning, design and project management of large scale infrastructure projects in Hong Kong. Mr Leung is a chartered civil and structural engineer with over 37 years of experience, of which 29 years are on the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of airport infrastructure, facilities and systems. Mr Leung is also a Board Member of the Hong Kong IEC Limited and the Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre Limited.

Mr Kevin Poole

Mr Kevin Poole (Executive Director, Third Runway)

Aged 62. Holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the United Kingdom. Mr Poole was appointed Executive Director, Third Runway in February 2016. Mr Poole has more than 35 years of experience in the building and civil engineering field, specialising in the planning, design and project management of major multidisciplined development projects, ranging from airports and buildings to tunnels, bridges and roads. Mr Poole is active in the Hong Kong engineering community, having been a member of the Construction Industry Council and Chairman of its Committee on Environment from 2012 to 2018.

Remarks: in alphabetical order of surname