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Airport Authority Appoints New Executive Director, Engineering & Technology


Airport Authority Hong Kong Appoints Alex Kwan King-fai as Executive Director, Engineering & Technology.

(HONG KONG, 12 January 2017)  –  Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced that it has appointed Alex Kwan King-fai as Executive Director, Engineering & Technology, with effect from 16 January 2017, succeeding John Chai Sung-veng upon his retirement on the same day. Mr Kwan will report to Fred Lam, AA’s Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Kwan will be a key member of the senior management team. He will lead the Engineering & Technology Division to spearhead the development and implementation of all capital works under the Two-runway System, drive programme and cost efficiency for both capital and maintenance projects, and oversee information technology strategies and technological/ innovation developments in alignment with the AA’s overall business direction. 

Mr Lam said, “I sincerely thank John for his remarkable contributions to the AA over the past few years. His leadership, rich experience and professional knowledge have been invaluable to the airport’s development. We wish him a happy retirement.”

"In parallel, I am delighted to welcome Alex to the AA family," Mr Lam continued. “Alex has extensive experience in the planning, design and project management of large-scale transportation and civil infrastructure projects, as well as proven track record in technical innovation and excellence. I am confident that he will lead the team to reach new heights and make significant contributions to the airport’s continuous development.”

Mr Kwan has accumulated more than 30 years of experience in the planning, design and management of large-scale transportation and civil infrastructure projects across Asia and North America. Previously he worked for the Civil Engineering Services Department of the Hong Kong Government and held senior positions in major consulting companies locally and overseas. Prior to joining the AA, Mr Kwan was the Chief Executive of AECOM Greater China.

Mr Kwan holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Imperial College London and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers.

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