Appointments to Arboriculture and Horticulture Industry Development Advisory Committee

     The Development Bureau (DEVB) announced today (May 30) the appointment of 12 non-official members to the Arboriculture and Horticulture Industry Development Advisory Committee (AHIDAC) for a term of two years from June 1, 2022. 

     The new non-official member is Mr Chiky Wong Cheuk-yuet. The re-appointed non-official members are Professor Leslie Chen Hung-chi, Mr Kingsley Choi Lim-cho, Mr Daniel Ho Tat-pui, Ms Iris Hoi, Mr Lai Ka-ming, Dr Allen Lim Miaw-shin, Mr Victor Man Kwok-hing, Mr Ken So Kwok-yin and Dr Peter Yau as well as the Construction Industry Council and the Vocational Training Council.

     A spokesman for the DEVB said, "The AHIDAC comprises a wide range of experienced academics, practitioners and vocational trainers from trade associations, unions, professional groups, and higher education and vocational training institutions in the industry. The Committee offers a broad perspective and valuable insight on a wide range of issues related to the industry's development." The spokesman also expressed gratitude to the outgoing non-official member, Mr Ho For-hei.

     Appointed by the Secretary for Development, members of the AHIDAC advise the DEVB on issues related to the Registration Scheme for Tree Management Personnel, the Study Sponsorship Scheme and Trainee Programme under the Urban Forestry Support Fund, as well as development and manpower supply and demand of the arboriculture and horticulture industry.

     The membership of the new term of the AHIDAC is set out below:

Deputy Secretary for Development (Works) 1

Non-official members (individuals)
Professor Leslie Chen Hung-chi
Mr Kingsley Choi Lim-cho
Mr Daniel Ho Tat-pui
Ms Iris Hoi
Mr Lai Ka-ming
Dr Allen Lim Miaw-shin
Mr Victor Man Kwok-hing
Mr Ken So Kwok-yin
Mr Chiky Wong Cheuk-yuet*
Dr Peter Yau

Non-official members (institutions)
Construction Industry Council
Vocational Training Council
Official members
Head of Greening, Landscape, and Tree Management Section, DEVB
Representative of Education Bureau
Representative of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Representative of Highways Department
Representative of Housing Department
Representative of Leisure and Cultural Services Department

* New non-official member
Ends/Monday, May 30, 2022
Issued at HKT 11:00