Construction, Property and Infrastructure Committee

The Construction, Property and Infrastructure (CPI) Committee is another long-running AustCham Hong Kong and Macau Committee. The current committee is comprised of a diverse mix of senior executives from local, Australian and international firms as well as government bodies.

Active members include Advisian, Arcadis, Aurecon, Austrade, Chun Wo, CBRE, Hyder Consulting, KPMG, Leighton Asia, Merx, pmdl, PwC, Spring, and the Queensland Government.

Committee Management

Chairmain: Paul Scott Head of Office and Programme and Project Management, Arcadis Paul is an active member of CPI Committee since 2011 and taking over as Chairman in 2014. He is accountable for Business Unit performance covering clients, people, service and financial performance for Arcadis’ HK office. E:

Vice-Chair: Paul Scroggie Regional Director Hong Kong, Macau and PRC, Merx Paul is an AustCham HK & Macau’s Board of Director. He is a trained architect with over 28 years experience in Hong Kong and Asia. He has successfully delivered some of the region’s most iconic projects, earning the respect of my industry peers and a string of prestigious industry awards. E:

Vice-Chair: Peter Weiley Director, Project Advisory & Branch Manager Hong Kong, Advisian Peter has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years, with more than 20 years in Hong Kong. He is experienced in all facets in the procurement and delivery of large and technically challenging projects. E:

Vice-Chair: Scott Smith Infrastructure Leader - Hong Kong, Aurecon Scott leads Aurecon's infrastructure business in Asia. Scott is recognised for his expertise in the design leadership and construction supervision of tunnelling and other major infrastructure projects across the Asia Pacific. E:

Vice-Chair: Michael Camerlengo Director, Infrastructure Advisory, KPMG Michael is a Director and member of the leadership team of KPMG’s Infrastructure & Government Advisory Practice based in Hong Kong. Michael’s expertise extends to providing commercial, financial and operational advice to clients in the infrastructure, construction and property sectors across Asia Pacific and the global markets. E:

Engagement and Mission

The CPI Committee furthers the interests of AustCham members within the industries by providing forums where members can network and exchange views and information. Below are the missions of the committee:

  • Enhance the Chamber’s reputation, as well as that of the CPI Committee and its members.
  • Provide existing AustCham members with high service levels and stimulate increased membership of the Chamber from this community.
  • Provide committee members with access to people of influence such as government and business facilitators.
  • Provide members with a high level of understanding and a platform to influence the construction, property and infrastructure market.
  • Steer and support wider issues, such as Government Policy, China Entry, Procurement, PPP etc.
Looking Ahead

The CPI Committee is actively engaged with key industry leaders on policy and project development updates. We have successfully held several functions with the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Construction Industry Council, Civil Engineering and Development Department, MTR, EKEO, Home Affairs Bureau, Architectural Services and other local stakeholders. ‘Dream of Perfection’ was one of our signature events last year that follows the history of one of the Australia’s greatest icons, the event was well attended by over 100 industry executives.

We have many events planned for the upcoming year, including meeting with the Australian Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, a panel discussion on Women in CPI, meeting with MTR’s new CEO, InterCham CPI drinks, updates with West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, and meeting with Hong Kong International Airport regarding 3rd Runway development. We look forward to continuing the strong relationship with both the Australian and HKSAR governments, international business community, relevant industry councils and key stakeholders.