Harbour Crossings April 28

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Senior appointments for Hospital Authority

The Hospital Authority spokesman has announced the following senior appointments on 27 April:

Dr Tony Ko Pat-sing will take up the post of HA Director (Cluster Services), succeeding Dr Cheung Wai-lun upon his retirement on 1 April, 2018. Dr Ko is a specialist in Geriatric Medicine and is currently the Cluster Chief Executive (CCE) of New Territories West Cluster (NTWC) and Hospital Chief Executive (HCE) of Tuen Mun Hospital (TMH), a position he has held since 2014.

Dr Nelson Wat Ming-sun will take up the post of HCE of Caritas Medical Centre, succeeding Dr Doris Tse who will take up the position of CCE (Kowloon West) and HCE (Princess Margaret Hospital & North Lantau Hospital) with effect from 1 August, 2017. Dr Wat is a specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and is HCE of Kwong Wah Hospital (KWH).

Dr Jenny Lam Mei-yee, Service Director (Quality and Safety) cum Deputy HCE of United Christian Hospital (UCH), will take up the post of HCE of Kowloon Hospital and Hong Kong Eye Hospital with effect from 2 January, 2018, succeeding Dr Hobby Cheung who has retired from the HA. Dr Lam is a specialist in Emergency Medicine.


Two transport experts join Civic Exchange

Hong Kong-based public policy think tank Civic Exchange has appointed two new fellows, namely Alok Jain and Jacky Cheng, who both specialise in the field of transportation.

Mr Jain has more than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry, and is the managing director of Trans-consult Asia, a consulting firm specialising in technology and innovation in traffic and transportation. Previously, he was the deputy operations director of Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) and the general manager-market for Kowloon Canton Railway (KCR).

Mr Cheng had spent four years at KMB, where he gained experience dealing with the Transport Department and the District Council on public transportation issues. Prior to that, he was a management consultant with Monitor Group where he advised on the governance system for a Southeast Asian special economic zone, with a focus on developing a low-income and rural area.