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Integrating Innovations to Accelerate Sustainable Development in Hong Kong

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 14:50 - 15:40

Location: Sustainable Transformation Theatre (Keynote)

Speakers

MODERATOR

Andrew Young

Associate Director (Innovation)

Sino Group

Andrew Young

Associate Director (Innovation)

Sino Group

Ir Andrew Young has over 38 years of executive experience, including Chief Commercial Officer of HKSTP and Director of Partnership Development for PolyU. He is now an Associate Director (Innovation) for Sino Group with responsibility to explore and identify innovations and technologies and investment opportunities in technology ventures.

Linda Bradley

Trade & Invest Commissioner Hong Kong for Sweden

Business Sweden

Linda Bradley

Trade & Invest Commissioner Hong Kong for Sweden

Business Sweden

Linda Bradley, MSc Industrial Engineering, is Sweden’s Trade and Invest Commissioner to Hong Kong as of this year. Sweden’s business promotion focus areas are Smart city development, Smart Energy and Sustainable consumption/food. Linda is Chairperson at Nordic Innovation House in Hong Kong, helping innovative companies to tap into the market.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Sweden aims to be the first fossil-free welfare nation in the world.

This aim shows that Sweden’s strategy is not just about reducing emissions, but is also about doing so in a way that also enhances well-being. By showing that it is possible, we can inspire more countries to follow the same path.

Dr. Shauhrat Chopra

Assistant Professor, School of Energy and Environment

City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Shauhrat Chopra

Assistant Professor, School of Energy and Environment

City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Shauhrat S. Chopra received his PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, in 2015. His data-driven research is focused on guiding the sustainable design of future transformative emerging technologies. Dr. Chopra’s transdisciplinary collaborations with industrial partners enable actionable research toward sustainability and resilience of critical sectors, including energy, transportation, finance, textile, and food systems.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Adoption of systematic, science-based quantitative assessments to inform sustainability decisions of the public and private sector to avoid unintended consequences.

Kent Jan

Director & Head of Digital Transformation & Innovation

Hongkong Land Limited

Kent Jan

Director & Head of Digital Transformation & Innovation

Hongkong Land Limited

Kent embraces change and challenges.  He leads Hongkong Land’s digital transformation and innovation activities, focusing on adding value to customers, the business and other stakeholders by exploring and implementing new ideas and technologies.  Prior to his current role, he held senior positions in corporate finance, strategy, business development, tax, financial control and risk management in various industries including real estate, hospitality, banking and infrastructure sectors covering the Asia Pacific, US and European regions.

Shervin Sharghy

Founder

EcoBricks Limited

Shervin Sharghy

Founder

EcoBricks Limited

A former investment banker turned impact entrepreneur, Shervin has dedicated himself to developing a financially viable and scalable solution to the global plastic waste crisis and reducing the environmental damage and carbon footprint of the construction industry.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Increasing plastic waste recycling rates, creating a true circular economy solution and reducing embodied carbon in construction.

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