New appointment to Land and Development Advisory Committee announced

The Government today (September 25) announced that Dr Eunice Mak Hoi-cheung, who has been nominated by the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP), has been appointed as a non-official member of the Land and Development Advisory Committee (LDAC) to take over from Dr Peter Cookson Smith as the HKIP's representative on the LDAC. The term of her appointment is from September 25, 2015, to June 30, 2018. Dr Cookson Smith will cease to be a non-official member of the LDAC today.

The LDAC is tasked to advise the Government, through the Secretary for Development, on policies and procedures in relation to planning, land and buildings matters; specific development proposals and projects initiated by non-governmental organisations or private sector proponents which carry broader economic or social merits; and policies, measures and specific development proposals conducive to Energizing Kowloon East.

The full membership of the Committee from September 25, 2015, is as follows:

Dr David Wong Yau-kar

Non-official members nominated by professional/trade organisations
Mr Allan Chan Sau-kit (Hong Kong Construction Association)
Professor Leslie Chen Hung-chi (Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects)
Ir Lau Chi-kin (Hong Kong Institution of Engineers)
Ms Serena Lau Sze-wan (Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors)
Mr Andy Leung Kit-man (Hong Kong Institute of Architects)
Dr Eunice Mak Hoi-cheung (Hong Kong Institute of Planners)
Mr Gordon James Ongley (Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong)
Dr Stanley Wong Kam-cheong (Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators)

Other non-official members
Professor Chau Kwong-wing
Professor Cheung Sai-on
Professor Chong Tai-leung
Mr Chua Hoi-wai
Dr Lam Ching-choi
Mr Lau Chun-kong
Mr Leung Kong-yui
Mr Ma Kam-wah
Dr Derrick Pang Yat-bond
Mr Tsui Wai-hang
Ms Lisa Wong Kwok-ying, SC
Dr Anthony Yeung Chun-wai

Ex-officio members
Secretary for Development
Director of Buildings
Director of Lands
Director of Planning
Government Economist

Ends/Friday, September 25, 2015
Issued at HKT 11:04