2023 Brochure released!

MTR Corporation Limited

Booth F35

Headline Sponsor for the Sustainable Communities Theatre

As a recognised world-class operator of sustainable rail transport services, MTR is a leader in safety, reliability, customer service and efficiency.

MTR has extensive end-to-end railway expertise with more than 40 years of railway projects experience from design to planning and construction through to commissioning, maintenance and operations.

Our sustainability goals for 2022:

  • Social inclusion;
  • Advancement & Opportunities; and
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

Solutions Showcase:

  • Brand Owner
  • Transport/Mobility

UN SDG goals that we align with:

  • SDG 3 Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 Quality Education
  • SDG 5 Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 Climate Action

Legal Name: MTR Corporation Limited

Meet our speakers:

Gene Soo

Head of Ecosystem - Global Innovation

MTR

Gene Soo

Head of Ecosystem - Global Innovation

MTR

Gene Soo is the Head of Ecosystem of Global Innovation Department at MTR. Having led the creation of Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem by cofounding StartupsHK, Gene is now tasked with building new businesses and enhancing the core MTR business with technology, partnerships, and new business models. Prior to his role at MTR, Gene led the launch of Citymapper, a transport app, into Hong Kong in 2015 as General Manager. Prior to Citymapper, Gene has been involved in building fashion, lifestyle and mobile gaming startups.

Gene has been pushing for more focus on user experience, sustainability and open data practice in Hong Kong and believes strongly in improving daily lives through better design and technology.

Gene received his BS and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University as well as MBA from Columbia University.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

For 2022, I would hope to see the city to push for better use of design, technology and innovation such that green and sustainable habits would become second nature to people in Hong Kong.

Olivia Wong

General Manager - Environmental & Social Responsibility

MTR Corporation Ltd.

Olivia Wong

General Manager - Environmental & Social Responsibility

MTR Corporation Ltd.

Olivia is responsible for formulating and implementing strategies in delivering on the 3 social and environmental objectives in building an inclusive, innovative and sustainable organisation and communities that MTR serves. Before joining MTR, Olivia was the Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion for the Swire group and has held various management positions in Cathay Pacific Airways and Swire Properties.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I hope that everyone can realise their abilities to support environmental and social changes within their sphere of influence to ensure Hong Kong is recognised as an open and inclusive international city.

Dr Henry Wong

General Manager - MTR Lab

MTR Corporation Ltd.

Dr Henry Wong

General Manager - MTR Lab

MTR Corporation Ltd.

Henry is a seasoned professional with multi-disciplinary working experiences covering corporate strategy, business transformation, new growth business and investment, engineering and technology as well as project management. He is currently the General Manager – MTR Lab responsible for leading and managing the development and operation of new growth business anchored on innovation and technology in the areas of smart city, smart mobility, construction technology, railway technology and green technology supporting ESG. He is also overseeing a corporate venture arm specializing on technology investment.

Prior to his current role, he was the Head of Corporate Strategy of MTR Corporation responsible for formulation of business strategy of the group, and took part in and managed the execution of a corporate-wide transformation programme. Henry is also a chartered civil engineering with experience on mega infrastructure project management, civil engineering design and R&D.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Continuous development of a society with equality that takes care all walks of life balancing environmental, social and economical needs.

Jessica Chan

Head of Sustainability

MTR Corporation Limited

Jessica Chan

Head of Sustainability

MTR Corporation Limited

Jessica is the Head of Sustainability of MTR Corporation responsible for developing sustainability-related policies and strategies and driving sustainability initiatives for the Corporation. She is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in environmental and corporate sustainability. Jessica is a member of several international and local sustainability-related committees including UITP’s Sustainable Development Committee and HKGCC’s Environment & Sustainability Committee. She is also a member of the Board of Examiners of HKMA’s Hong Kong Sustainability Award.

Gill Meller

Legal and Governance Director

MTR Corporation Limited

Gill Meller

Legal and Governance Director

MTR Corporation Limited

Gill Meller is MTR’s Legal & Governance Director. She is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Company’s environmental, social and governance strategy and also leads the Company’s legal, company secretarial, compliance, insurance and risk management functions and a central procurement and supply chain function.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

My sustainability goal is to operationalise and deliver on MTR’s new environmental and social KPIs.