The Government announced today (November 30) that the Chief Executive has 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, 2018.
The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, said, "Mr Cheng possesses a great wealth of professional expertise and experience, and is well versed with the whole range of the URA's operation. He also plays a key role in devising the framework and implementation details of the authority's policies, especially in the area of building rehabilitation. We look forward to continuing to work closely with him to advance the important cause of urban renewal."
Mr Cheng joined the URA in 2002 as General Counsel, assisting to lay a solid foundation for the URA when it was set up. He became Director for Legal Services in 2007 and Director for Corporate and Legal Services in 2012. Mr Cheng was appointed Executive Director of URA in January 2014, and took up the present position as Executive Director (Operations) in July 2016. He supports the URA Managing Director in formulating and implementing policies and initiatives on building rehabilitation, acquisition and clearance, works and contract, and legal matters.
Ends/Thursday, November 30, 2017
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