|Director, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region|
Resume of Career
Ir Chan is the Director of the Electrical and Mechanical Services of the HKSAR Government, overseeing the safety regulation of electricity, gas, lift and escalator, amusement ride, ropeway, tramway and railway, as well as energy efficiency in Hong Kong. He also manages an engineering service portfolio with an annual turnover of $6 billion in the capacity of General Manager of the Electrical and Mechanical Services Trading Fund.
He received his BSc and MBA from the University of Hong Kong, and MSc from the University of Aberdeen, UK. He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School as well as an alumnus of the Tsing Hua University, the Chinese Academy of Governance and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Ir Chan is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He was Chairman of the Electronics Division, a member of the HKIE Council and Executive, as well as the Vice Chairman of the Engineers Registration Board.
Ir Chan is a veteran volunteer with over 30 years’ community service record. He is the Founding Chairman of the Association for Engineering and Medical Volunteer Services, and served as Steering Committee Chairman of the Growing Partners Project and Vice Chairman of the Community Chest’s Admission, Budget and Allocations Committee.