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Government appoints URA Board non-executive directors

The Government today (November 20) announced that the Chief Executive has, pursuant to section 4 of the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance appointed/re-appointed four non-official non-executive directors of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) Board for a term of three years with effect from December 1.
 
The three new non-official non-executive directors are Mr William Chan Fu-keung, Mr Kwok Wai-keung and Mr Tony Tse Wai-chuen. The re-appointed non-official non-executive director is Mr Evan Au Yang Chi-chun.
      
The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, welcomed the appointment. "With the experience and expertise in the respective fields of the non-official non-executive directors, they will provide valuable input to the work of the URA under the new appointment. I look forward to continuing the close partnership between the Government and the URA Board in furthering the important mission of urban renewal in Hong Kong," said Mr Wong.
      
Mr Wong also expressed gratitude to the four retiring non-official non-executive directors, namely Professor Joseph Lee Kok-long, Ms Alice Mak Mei-kuen, Dr Lawrence Poon Wing-cheung and Mr Wu Chi-wai, for their valuable contribution to the URA Board in the past.

The new URA Board will comprise 18 non-official non-executive directors (including the Chairman), four official non-executive directors and three executive directors. All the non-official non-executive directors are appointed in their personal capacity.
 
The membership of the URA Board is set out below:
 
Chairman
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Mr Chow Chung-kong
 
Non-Executive Directors (Non-official)
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Mr Evan Au Yang Chi-chun
Mr William Chan Fu-keung
Ms Judy Chan Ka-pui
Mr Vincent Cheng Wing-shun
Ms Ivy Chua Suk-lin
Mr Ho Wing-cheong
Mr Kwok Wai-keung
Dr Lee Ho-yin
Ms Elaine Lo Yuen-man
Mr Roger Luk Koon-hoo
Professor Tang Bo-sin
Ms Judy Tong Kei-yuk
Mr Andy Tong Sze-hang
Mr Tony Tse Wai-chuen
Mrs Cecilia Wong Ng Kit-wah
Mr Michael Wong Yick-kam
Mr Wong Yuen-shan
 
Non-Executive Directors (Official)
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Director of Buildings
Director of Lands
Director of Planning
Deputy Director of Home Affairs (2)
 
Executive Directors
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Managing Director/Deputy Chairman
Two Executive Directors

Ends/Friday, November 20, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:00

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