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 of Strategic Development at KPMG who oversees Corporate Social Responsibility as well as being a core member of the KPMG China Steering Committee on Climate Change & Sustainability (“CC&S”). He is also a member of the KPMG Global CC&S network. He has been active for over 9 years in the field of sustainable development in his previous capacity as a director at Central Textiles. Through his leadership Central Textiles was the first textile company in Asia to issue a Sustainability Report under the Global Reporting Initiatives (“GRI”) Guidelines in 2008. The report subsequently received an award from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”). Through his initiatives Central Textiles subsequently won the Gold Award for the Hang Seng Pearl River Delta Environmental Award in 2012 and the Hong Kong Award for Environmental Excellence – Manufacturing Sector in 2013. For his contribution to the textile industry with regards to sustainability, Pat received the Young Industrialist of the Year award from the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 2009. Pat currently serves on the United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP) on their Sustainable Business Network Task Force on Banking and finance. He was also previously the founder and Chairman of the Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium, which he continues to sit in the executive committee to push the sustainability agenda in the textile and apparel industry.
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.
Annette Tso Business Policy and Corporate Relations ManagerRead moreRead lessAnnette's role is to facilitate and coordinate the development of the Chamber’s business policy activities while promoting the best interest of the Chamber. She is the point of contact between overseas British Chambers of Commerce, as well as British business organisations; she also looks after the Business Policy Unit, China Committee, Environment & Energy Committee, Financial Markets Committee, International Infrastructure Forum, and the Smart Cities Forum.
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.
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.
James GallagherMemberBritish Consulate GeneralRead moreRead lessBio pending.
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.
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.
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.
Jim CrockfordMemberPwCRead moreRead lessBio pending.
Jim TaylorMemberCLPRead moreRead lessJim has been with China Light & Power in Hong Kong for close to 14 years, after moving from Melbourne, Australia. Jim is Project Director – Strategic 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 CLP’s largest customers, energy efficiency and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michelle FarrellMemberIntegrated Environmental Solutions LimitedRead moreRead lessMichelle Farrell is Head of Regional Operations for Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd. She is an experienced global leader in the sustainability industry for the built environment and has worked in USA, Europe, MENA and now Asia. She brings a deep understanding of various sustainability regulations and standards throughout from these regions. Michelle’s brings 15+ years’ experience in the industry in addition to her MBA in Data Analytics, M. Architecture with Bachelor of Science in Architectural Design/Engineering to the committee. She is personally interested in the building and community design process and how energy performance can be integrated at the earliest stages of design using simulations to optimize designs. Her Scottish company, IES Ltd. develops software, specialized consultancy and works on all aspects of smart buildings and cities on both public and private projects. Their software is used by the largest engineering firms in the world such as AECOM, ARUP, WSP, Buro Happold and many other consultancy leaders in Hong Kong and abroad. Michelle is also a LEED Accredited Professional, (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), DGNB International Consultant, and a member of ASHRAE. She was also awarded the honor of the Consulting Specifying Engineer's "40 under 40" list for her work in developing the central European market.