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Multi-stakeholder Dialogue

The Emerging Green Jobs Market

10:45 - 11:45 @ Auditorium

Key Takeaways

  • To provide a reality check of the current and projected climate change impacts on Hong Kong and its economy 

  • To discuss future trends in the green job market and the types of green jobs to tackle the climate crisis 

  • To offer guidance to youth keen on entering the green jobs markets 

  • To facilitate dialogue and knowledge exchange between youth and professionals

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Mr. FONG Kin-wa, JP
方健華先生, JP

Deputy Director of Environmental Protection


HKSAR Government

Mr. KW Fong is currently the Deputy Director of Environmental Protection of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.  Among other things, he is responsible for the environmental enforcement and control, noise, water quality, waste management and environmental impact assessment. Mr. Fong joined the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department in 1991 and has over 30 years of experience on various environmental management subjects and pollution enforcement work.


Ms. Chin Chin Lam

Town Planner at Masterplan Ltd

Youth Climate Activist

Chin Chin is a professional Town Planner and an climate activist, determined to create sustainable cities and resilient communities. She is actively involved with several organizations, including "YOUNGO" - the Youth Constituency of the UNFCCC, the "Hong Kong Institute of Planners," and "WalkDVRC,".


Chin Chin is also the founder of the "Community Climate Resilience Concern Group," advocating for better climate adaptation facilities for residents of inadequate housing. She also founded the social media platform "Urban Acupuncture Hong Kong," which aims to inspire sustainable urbanism among the next generation of city shapers. Her commitment in climate advocacy can also be reflected by her role as a Youth Delegate at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt.


Prof. Veronique Lafon-Vinais

Associate Professor of Business Education

Program Co-Director of BSc in Sustainable and Green Finance Program, HKUST

Prof. Veronique Lafon-Vinais is a seasoned financial market professional with over 20 years of banking and capital markets experience.  She has extensive experience in all the major debt markets.

She is now dedicating herself full time to education and teaching as Associate Professor of Business Education at HKUST, where she teaches in the MBA/MSc programs as well as in the Undergraduate Programs, and professional training and consulting for the finance industry. She is the Program Co-Director of BSc in Sustainable and Green Finance Program, also holding several important roles in the HKUST Business School.


Ir C.F. Leung

Director – Operations

Business Environment Council

Ir C.F. Leung is currently the Director – Operations of Business Environment Council Limited. He has been spearheading the development of sustainable buildings by leading and providing advisory services on a large number of green building initiatives and delivering training to building professionals. In the field of circular economy, he provides waste management and audit services for existing buildings and community events. He has also involved in the preparation of the Waste Reduction Guidebook and the Practical Guides on Packing Reduction and Management.


As an environmental engineer with over 20 years of experience, Ir Leung owns expertise spanning across green building assessment, environmental management, energy cum carbon audits, and indoor environmental quality. 


Ir Leung is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management Hong Kong Branch. Besides, he is also a Registered Professional Engineer, a Registered Energy Assessor, a Certified Carbon Auditor Professional, a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Environmentalist, a BEAM Professional, a Green Building Faculty Member and a WELL AP. 

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