Environment & Energy Committee

To undertake proactive engagement with policy makers and stakeholders and be an authoritative, constructive and technically-founded rational response to consultative and policy papers prepared by the Government of the Hong Kong SAR on environmental and sustainability issues that have a direct or indirect effect on businesses in Hong Kong, and aim to raise awareness, highlight business risks, facilitate dialogue and provide support for organisations by being a source of knowledge and stimulus on such matters within the British Chamber’s membership in Hong Kong.

Join the Committee

Pat WooChairKPMGRead moreRead lessPat is a Partner at KPMG China and is the Global Co-Chair for Sustainable Finance for KPMG Impact. He also leads the Sustainable Finance practice in Hong Kong and is very active in developing the ESG landscape for Hong Kong and international financial centres in the region.
Ivo SpreeuwenbergVice-ChairCLPRead moreRead lessAn enthusiastic, adaptable and authentic individual with a strong performance and leadership track record, broad international perspective and deep understanding of the energy industry. I'm passionate about making a positive impact through taking on new challenges, providing thought leadership, developing others and exceeding stakeholder expectations. Experience across technical, commercial, strategy and regulatory roles in energy has given me strong capabilities in managing complexity, leading through ambiguity, communicating incisively and motivating diverse teams. This allows me to help energy organisations and their customers successfully navigate the complexities of the energy transition.
Mark HarperVice-ChairJohn Swire & Sons (HK) LtdRead moreRead lessMark Harper is the Group Corporate Sustainability Manager at John Swire and Sons (H.K) Limited, where he is responsible for Group ESG disclosure as well as guiding the development of Group strategy on Waste Management, Water, Biodiversity and Climate Resilience. He also sits on the Board and Executive Committees of a number of Hong Kong NGO’s and Initiatives including Business Environment Council and Drink Without Waste. He has over 15 years’ experience in the field of Corporate Sustainability across both the Public and NGO sectors, in Europe, USA and Asia.
Christy NgChamber RepresentativeBritish Chamber of Commerce in HKRead moreRead lessChristy is currently the Business Policy and Corporate Relations Manager at the Chamber. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in the UK having MA Politics as her major, she had focused on Women Politics, Internet and Politics and International Politics during her studies. Christy had also shadowed political party members at the Scottish Parliament and involved in political schemes to encourage active political participation in education fields in the UK.
Heidi Yu SpurrellMemberFOODMADE GOOD HKRead moreRead lessAs CEO of Food Made Good HK, and with a diverse background in marketing, analysis, food retail, and foodservice, Heidi looks forward to supporting the F&B sector on their sustainability journey and accelerating the pace of change in HK. Food Made Good is the world’s largest sustainability programme for foodservice with a Membership Programme and Consultancy Services. Heidi has previously lived and worked in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Rome, Amsterdam and Boston, in a wide variety of international organizations including British Council, and Forum for the Future, and has a Masters in Food Policy from City University London and a Post Graduate Diploma in Research Methods from University College London (UCL). Under Heidi’s leadership Food Made Good HK are proud semi-finalists of the Rockefeller Foundation Food Systems Vision Award for a sustainable food system.
Bill HoMemberHK ElectricRead moreRead lessBill Ho is the General Manager (Corporate Development) of HK Electric, responsible for the planning, development, and sustainability of the Company. Bill has more than 27 years’ experience in managing the corporate development and business operations of power utilities in Mainland China and Hong Kong. Bill is a Chartered Engineer, and a member of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and The Institution of Engineering and Technology in the United Kingdom.
David StantonMemberaec LtdRead moreRead lessDavid Stanton is a Director at aec Ltd., Hong Kong's largest independent ecological consultancy. He is an ecologist and Chartered Environmentalist with over 15 years’ experience in environmental consultancy and ecological research in Europe and Asia. From experience gained throughout his academic and professional career, David is familiar with a range of survey techniques and impact assessments for terrestrial, freshwater and marine systems. He is also involved in the design and implementation of ecological mitigation schemes and habitats, especially wetlands. Across a wide scope of projects, from private, public and NGO sectors, David and his team continue to bring in-depth knowledge on local and regional conservation issues, taking into account geographical factors and biodiversity implications.
Deborah TsienMemberMott MacDonald Hong Kong LtdRead moreRead lessDebbie is a Senior Environmental Consultant at Mott MacDonald Hong Kong, with over 12 years of experience in the environmental consulting field, specialised in sustainability. She has worked on a range of projects in the United States, and more recently in Hong Kong and across Southeast Asia. She has particular experience in developing sustainability frameworks and embedding green initiatives into the design and construction of building and infrastructure projects, as well as within corporate environments, to strive for a low-carbon Hong Kong. While in the US, Debbie was involved in environmental compliance of waterfront infrastructure developments and environmental due diligence projects in New York and California.
Adam JanikowskiMemberCIBCRead moreRead lessAn experienced global investment banker, responsible for relationship management of private capital and energy, infrastructure and transition (EIT) clients. Adam is also the ESG and sustainability champion for CIBC in APAC. Adam has advised senior policy makers and business executives globally. He has written several articles for the Globe and Mail, Canada’s nationally distributed newspaper, been a guest lecturer at HKUST and is a "Male Ally," a supporter of corporate gender equality in Hong Kong which is an Initiative of The Women's Foundation. Adam is also an avid sportsman and has completed the Boston Marathon and the Athens Classic Marathon as well as a successful summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal, the world’s highest Mountain.
Fiona DonnellyMemberRed LinksRead moreRead lessFiona is a long-term resident of Hong Kong, and active player in international business and the sustainability sector in particular. Having moved out of her first career in accountancy, Fiona has recovered and operated in various strategic and operational capacities in business development, including for two of the Big Four, and the economic development agencies of three countries (UK, HK and Scotland). Red Links’ current client base includes Hong Kong and Scottish enterprises either wholly or partially involved in sustainability/low carbon technology.
Fei KwokMember Clyde & CoRead moreRead lessAs Clyde & Co’s Managing Director and Head of Banking & Finance Greater China, Fei is an seasoned energy and finance lawyer, an leading expert in corporate and financing transactions involving energy projects, such as oil and gas/LNG trading, and development of renewables, IPPs and infrastructure facilities. She has extensive knowledge of LNG value chain and market and is lead counsel on many high profile and complex LNG production, procurement and transportation projects sponsored by Chinese state-owned or privately owned companies. She is one of the few lawyers who has over 20 years' experience in advising (including drafting and negotiating) both spot and long-term LNG procurement contracts in English and Chinese, and true experience in different pricing models linked to JCC, JKM, Henry Hubs, Brent, domestic netback selling price for LNG truck loading, pipeline gas, or a combination of the above.
James PearsonMemberPacific Risk Advisors LtdRead moreRead lessJames Pearson, CEO of Pacific Risk Advisors, an Asian based ESG risk management advisory company, has over 28 years’ experience in the international environmental health safety social and sustainability risk advisory sector. He sits on the Britcham Environment and Real Estate Committees. Mr Pearson has extensive experience in management consultancy, project management and direction of multi-jurisdictional and multi facility studies addressing business and management compliance and risks from an environmental, social, governance (ESG) awareness and sustainable perspective. He has conducted numerous regulatory, risk and compliance assessments throughout Asia and has authored several chapters in “Sustainable Risk Management in China” and “Managing Business Risk”. His clients are mainly in the financial sector who are considering investments in infrastructure, manufacturing and service sectors. Mr Pearson is also a fully qualified mediator (alternative dispute resolution) under the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators with specialist expertise in environmental and sustainability related issues. He has also obtained the FT NED Diploma in Asia and is a NED of one of Asia’s leading Electronic Asset Management and Reverse Logistics Supply Chain companies.

Jean-Marc ChampagneMemberWWF Hong KongRead moreRead lessJean-Marc’s main focus is heading up WWF’s newly launched Bankable Nature Solutions initiative for Asia, which aims to originate and develop scalable bankable projects with conservation impact. He is also managing the Asia-Pacific portion of the origination facility for the €160 million Dutch Fund for Climate and Development. He was instrumental in launching the Climate Impact Asia Fund in January 2020 and is a member of its Investment Advisory Committee. He also advises institutional investors, lenders, and underwriters on the financial and economic risks and opportunities related to climate change and environmental issues.
Jim CrockfordMemberPwCRead moreRead lessBio pending.

Summer ChenMemberERMRead moreRead lessSummer is a Senior Consultant with ERM based in Hong Kong, supporting companies at all stages of their decarbonisation journey, from developing a net zero strategy, implementing energy efficiency or reduction measures, to deploying low-carbon technologies, repurposing/retiring fossil fuel assets and conducting carbon related financial risk assessment. Prior to Hong Kong, Summer has worked for the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office for over 5 years on climate change energy policy through the delivery of projects to support regional energy transition. She has gained a portfolio of experience in offshore wind, power sector reform, climate risk projects and depth knowledge around power and renewables, oil &gas as well as emerging clean technologies such as hydrogen, CCUS. Summer also took temporary role in UNFCCC and UNDP. She is passionate about promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, and was selected as the 2021 Impact Champion by Women in Renewables Asia.
Jonathan DrewMemberHSBCRead moreRead lessJonathan Drew is a Managing Director in the Infrastructure, Energy and Export Finance Group at HSBC. Jonathan graduated with an MA in Economics from Cambridge University in England and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Jonathan started his banking career more than 20 years ago in London and after working in rapidly emerging Latin America and raising capital for large scale projects in the Middle East has been based in Hong Kong since 1997 witnessing first-hand the rapid growth of Asia and notably China. During this time he has been involved in successful transactions across a wide range of sectors including advising on and arranging finance for projects that produce and deliver energy (renewable and non-renewable) and transport people and resources from source to point of consumption as well as a wide range of infrastructure projects in social and education sectors with a focus on resource efficiency and sustainability. These transactions have involved supporting projects, corporates and institutions to approach various financial markets and structuring innovative and tailored products including green bonds and loans to meet the often large and specific needs of clients in markets with very distinct financial and regulatory characteristics.
Kevin MooreMemberAgile 8 Consulting LimitedRead moreRead lessKevin Moore is the Chief Executive at Agile8 Consulting, a leading environmental manufacturing and consulting firm in Asia.
Lelia LimMemberLim-Loges & MastersRead moreRead lessLelia Lim is the principal founder for Lim-Loges & Masters offering a suite of solutions in Disruption Management, Executive Search and Transition Management. She spent almost 13 years with Korn/Ferry International in its Global Industrial Practice. Her major practice focus is the Natural Resources sectors in oil & Gas, Metals & Mining and Agribusiness. Previous to Search she was employed in BP and Kumpulan Emas Bhd, in agribusiness.
Vincent ChengMemberArupRead moreRead lessDr Vincent Cheng is a Fellow and Director of Climate and Sustainability Services at Arup in East Asia. He leads a group of design engineers and specialists working on some of the most sustainable projects across the region and advising clients on their transition to zero carbon. Some of his most exemplar projects include Victoria Dockside and The AIRSIDE in Hong Kong, South Beach in Singapore and Samsung Green Tomorrow in South Korea. In particular, his work on the Kai Tak District Cooling System is pivotal in responding to Hong Kong’s climate action plan. Dr Cheng actively shares his expertise to the industry through involvement in professional institutions and government committees, including Hong Kong Green Building Council’s Board of Directors and Environment Bureau’s Energy Advisory Committee. His visions in green buildings, masterplanning and policy advocacy have been encapsulated in his book Building Sustainability in East Asia – Policy, Design and People. His life-long dedication in sustainability has earned him the Sustainability Leader of the Year in Hong Kong Sustainability Award 2018/19.
Jae LeminMemberEversheds SutherlandRead moreRead lessJae is a partner based in Hong Kong. Jae advises developers and funders on a wide range of acquisitions, projects and financings and he has extensive experience leading multi-jurisdictional transactions. Jae has particular industry experience in the energy and infrastructure, sectors, including renewable energy. Jae is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, Hong Kong, the State of Victoria, Australia and New Zealand. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from Victoria University in New Zealand. Jae has spent periods on secondment in NAB’s Global Treasury Department in Melbourne and Standard Chartered’s Wholesale Banking Group in Hong Kong.
Neal Beatty MemberControl RisksRead moreRead lessNeal Beatty is a Principal in Control Risks’ Hong Kong office. In this role, he is responsible for client relationships in Hong Kong, developing new business with multinational clients and advising on areas of business risk that impact clients’ operations in Hong Kong, Greater China and the Asia Pacific region. Neal also consults with clients on issues related to strategic risk management and crisis preparedness, including restructuring and reputational issues. He has assisted clients dealing with sensitive internal compliance and business continuity issues and regularly conducts crisis & risk management workshops with senior management groups. A fluent Mandarin speaker, Neal regularly gives presentations to both multinational and Chinese companies on a range of business risk-related issues.
Steven AmioMemberSt. James’s PlaceRead moreRead lessSteven is Head of Finance for St. James' Place Asia & Middle East division, where he takes particular interest in sustainable and philanthropic propositions for private wealth management. In a former role as CFO of local public policy think tank Civic Exchange, he oversaw projects researching numerous local issues such as energy mix, water consumption, environmental conservation, urban transport planning and policy development. He continues to be involved in cross-sector initiatives to tackle some of Hong Kong's pressing issues, including waste management as Chair of Drink Without Waste Ltd. He qualified as an accountant with PwC London before moving to Hong Kong in 2012, and is a graduate of Oxford University.
Xi ChenMemberDeloitteRead moreRead lessXi Chen is an Associate Director with the Deloitte China Sustainability & Climate Change team advising corporates, governments and NGOs on topics including transitioning to low carbon economy, developing corporate sustainability/ climate change strategy and measuring social impact. She is currently working on the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Prosperity Fund China Energy & Low Carbon Economy Programme, a three year grant based programme to promote inclusive growth and poverty reduction in China via transitioning to a lower carbon economy. She also specialises in sustainability and climate change strategy advisory, recent client experience included a large HK based conglomerate, large Asia Pacific insurer and a UK HQ life insurer. She has contributed to the strategy review of the Science-based Target initiative and is on the Board of Global Development Incubator Asia, an NGO that focuses on driving system-level change on various Sustainability topics.
Will SpenceMemberHH GlobalRead moreRead lessAfter graduating from Sheffield University with a degree in Business Management, I spent 5 years with a firm in London, managing marketing collateral for a diverse range of premium retail brands. In 2012 I made the move to Hong Kong and set up my own procurement business, managing the production and global delivery of printed matter, luxury packaging and various other forms promotional merchandise. During this time I also established a photobook business, specialising in personalised children's board books. In 2019 I joined HH Global as a Regional Account Director and quickly progressed to my current role of Hong Kong Country Manager, where I lead the local client services team for this global leader in outsourced marketing executions.
Lucia DonlonMemberCundallRead moreRead lessMarketing and Business Development Manager at Cundall

Mehvesh AhmedMemberRosewoodRead moreRead lessPutting profits-with-purpose into practice. Committed to the intersectionality of the public, private and social sectors; no one sector can meet the world's needs alone. Presenting evidence-based insights to policy makers, businesses and media to escalate system change.
Kate ShiehMemberPwCRead moreRead lessKate is the consultant for Public Sector and NGO at PwC.

Nico ZurcherMemberHawkinsRead moreRead lessConsulting scientist specialised in the investigation of land-based and marine fires, contamination cases and cargo damage for the insurance and legal sectors.
Paul BoldyMemberPrimasia GroupRead moreRead lessA globally experienced executive with a career spanning many years. I have worked across Europe, USA the Middle East and Africa as well as almost 20 years across the counties of the Asia Pacific Region. Major achievements have been made possible by my ability to think strategically, practically and out of the box. I am a solution provider to colleagues, investors, boards and management and a highly successful originator of business. I design, execute and complete plans in a timely and resourceful manner, in most cases outperforming expectations and targets. A people person by nature, I have built teams capable of high achievement, reduce staff turnover by engagement and and fostering teamwork and a collegial environment. I believe strongly in succession management and mentor colleagues across multi-cultural dimensions to be their best. Academically I have a law degree from Leeds University, an MBA from Bradford University Management Centre and a doctorate from Newcastle University, Australia in Green buildings and sustainability.