Executive Director of Urban Renewal Authority re-appointed

The Government announced today (December 19) that the Chief Executive had re-appointed Mr Pius Cheng Kai-wah as Executive Director of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) for another term of one year with effect from January 1, 2017.

The Secretary for Development, Mr Paul Chan, said, "Mr Pius Cheng possesses extensive experience and is well versed with the whole range of the URA's operation. He has made invaluable contribution to the work of the URA. We look forward to continue working closely with him to advance the important cause of urban renewal."

Mr Cheng joined the URA in 2007 as Director, Corporate and Legal Services. Mr Cheng was first appointed Executive Director of the URA in January 2014, and took up the present position as Executive Director (Operations) in July 2016. Mr Cheng supports the URA Managing Director in formulating and implementing policies and initiatives on building rehabilitation, acquisitions and clearance, works and contracts, and legal matters.

Ends/Monday, December 19, 2016
Issued at HKT 15:00