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.
Emma HarveyVice-ChairGammon Construction LtdRead moreRead lessEmma is Group Sustainability Manager for Gammon Construction Limited. She joined Gammon in 2015 and is responsible for advising on project-specific environmental issues as well as driving sustainability initiatives across Gammon. Her current focus is on implementation of their Responsible Growth – 25 by 25 sustainability strategy. Emma has 25 years' professional experience in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City. Her background covers environmental consulting, multi-disciplinary project management, value and construction risk management facilitation, business development, sustainable urban planning, tourism planning and green buildings. Emma is a member of the Business Environment Council’s Climate Change Business Forum, the Executive Committee of the HK Institute of Environmental Impact Assessment, and the HK Green Building Council’s Sustainable Development Committee.
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.
Anne KerrMemberMott MacDonald Hong Kong LtdRead moreRead lessAs Chairman of the Environment and Energy Committee (2007 – 2016), Anne has assisted in the preparation of submissions to the government on climate change, air and water quality objectives, sustainable development, the CE's policy addresses and participated in the debates on a wide range of topics of interest to Committee Members and the Community at large. She took up the Vice Chair role on the General Committee in 2016 and has continued to support various Committees including Environment and Energy Committee. In recognition of the cross-cutting nature of the smart cities agenda which is being promulgated by HK Government, Anne established the Smart City Forum which draws its membership from across the Chamber with the express intent of sharing information, informing, showing leadership and providing direction in this diverse and fast growing sector of interest, too both the public and private sectors. Her Chamber priorities for 2017/18 include focused lobbying of government in terms of ensuring an integrated approach is adopted for development initiatives and particularly those around the Smart City Agenda, as well as recognition and action on climate change and energy and water resource issues. As Managing Director Greater China and Global Head of Cities at Mott MacDonald Anne has access and engages with city leaders and officials in many parts of the globe and she works as an informal “ambassador” for Hong Kong’s achievements as well as bringing examples of best practice back to Hong Kong.
Alastair LongMemberClyde and CoRead moreRead lessAlastair acts for various aviation service providers, such as ground handling companies, MRO organisations, aircraft operators and airlines, on a range of commercial and regulatory legal matters. His principal areas of work include assisting clients with concluding agreements for passenger and cargo handling services, airport operations, MRO services, inventory technical management, aircraft component engineering and repair work, aircraft wet leasing, airline conditions of carriage and other commercial projects. He also assists multinational clients with cross-border commercial dispute resolution (pre-litigation) and non-insurance related claims between aviation stakeholders from time to time.
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.
Edward StewartMemberBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerRead moreRead lessEd is an England & Wales qualified member of our global Projects, Energy and Infrastructure team based in Hong Kong and has experience advising on the finance, corporate and commercial aspects of energy and infrastructure transactions.
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.
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.
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.
Jim TaylorMemberCLPRead moreRead lessJim has been with China Light & Power in Hong Kong since 2001, after moving from Melbourne, Australia. Jim is Senior Director – Planning & Development at CLP Power Hong Kong, where he is responsible for supporting the company's future long term strategic development and regulatory regime. Jim has extensive senior management experience of electricity, gas and environmental issues with leading companies in both regulated and deregulated energy markets in the UK and Australia. Prior to his current role in CLP, Jim has been responsible for the company's long term strategic planning and the interface with the Hong Kong Government for the operation of the Scheme of Control, with earlier appointments covering retail strategy, CLP’s largest customers, energy efficiency & conservation and tariff design.
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.
Natalie Lung
MemberBrincRead moreRead lessNatalie Lung is the Program Manager for the Food Technology and Alternative Protein Accelerator Programs at Brinc, a global venture capital and accelerator firm that empowers entrepreneurs to help solve some of the world's biggest challenges. With previous experience working in the financial industry, Natalie invests in and supports startups that are creating innovative products and using technology to make the food system more sustainable.
Simon PhippsMemberThe Digital InsurerRead moreRead lessSimon Phipps has over 25 years’ experience within the insurance industry, and transferred to Hong Kong as CEO for one of the world’s largest insurance groups in 2006, before moving into strategy consulting in 2010. Having designed and implemented Hong Kong’s first ‘environmentally friendly junk’ in collaboration with students at HK University, as well as instigating numerous initiatives with NGOs across the HK SAR, Simon was invited to join BritCham’s Environment & Energy Committee in 2009. Whilst continuing to be a member of the EEC, Simon founded BritCham’s CSR Steering Group in 2012, which he also chairs.
Stuart MackenzieMemberERMRead moreRead lessStuart is a Senior Consultant with ERM, the global sustainability consultancy in Hong Kong. Stuart has over ten years’ experience waste management and environmental consultancy sectors in both the United Kingdom and Asia. He has undertaken projects in Hong Kong, Mongolia, Malaysia, China and the Philippines working on a range of Waste Management, Sustainable Finance and Environmental and Social Due Diligence projects. In the UK Stuart worked with commercial and local government organizations to help them address their sustainability challenges. This included their recycling strategies and waste management infrastructure projects. Stuart also co-ordinates the ERM Foundation for the Hong Kong Business Unit; ERM donates 1% of profits globally to projects that address the following sustainability issues Low carbon development; Conservation and biodiversity; Water, sanitation and hygiene; Environmental education; and Empowering women and girls.
Steven Molyneux-WebbMemberSt. James's Place Wealth ManagementRead moreRead lessSteven is Financial Controller for St. James' Place Asia, where he takes particular interest in sustainable and philanthropic propositions for private wealth management. This interest stems from his time as CFO of local public policy think tank Civic Exchange, where 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. Prior to St. James's Place, he worked for Cathay Pacific and Swire Pacific's trading and industrial division. 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.