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Gov’t names new MD of URA; MTR Academy President named.

Former Permanent Secretary for Development named new Managing Director of Urban Renewal Authority

The Government has appointed Wai Chi-sing (韋志成) as Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) for a term of three years starting from June 15, 2016. He will replace the interim MD, Daniel Lam (林濬), who assumed office a year ago.

Mr Wai served in the civil service for 35 years. He was the Director of Highways from November 2006 to June 2010 and was Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) from June 2010 to April 2015 before retirement.


MTR appoints European Business Director as President of MTR Academy

The MTR Corporation named Morris Cheung (張少華) as President of MTR Academy, an organisation mentioned by CY Leung in his latest Policy Address. Gill Meller, currently

Legal Director & Secretary, will take up Mr Cheung’s responsibility as European Business Director under a new title Legal and European Business Director.

The MTR Corp, meanwhile, announced the appointment of Anthony Chow Wing-kin (周永健), former chairman of the Hong Kong Law Society, as an independent non-executive director of the board, effective from 18 May.