How will Electric Vehicles transform Hong Kong?

CLP Towards a Sustainable Future Series

How will Electric Vehicles transform Hong Kong?

CLP Towards a Sustainable Future Series

Hear from leading industry experts on how electric vehicles (EVs) are playing an important role in Hong Kong’s smart city development. Hong Kong’s dense, unique environment presents both challenges and opportunities in efforts to implement e-mobility, or electric mobility, for a smarter, greener city. 

 

The drive to improve the environment, falling prices and advancing technology all for e-mobility’s growth.  To achieve success, all stakeholders need to work together cohesively:  EV manufacturers, policymakers, power companies, building owners and of course, consumers.

Join our discussion with experts from Uber and CLP on how electric vehicles will transform Hong Kong.

Speakers:

  • Ron Chung  Associate Director, CLP Holdings
  • Richard Willder Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Uber

Moderator: 

  • Fiona Donnelly Hong Kong Business Development Lead, The Purpose Business

 

Please note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by the speaker(s) belong solely to the speaker, and are not representative of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

Event registration will close two days prior to the event.

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Series Sponsor
CLP Holdings
CLP Holdings

Date:

Tue, October 13, 2020


Time:

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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Location:

The Executive Centre, Level 19, Two Chinachem Central




Fees:

Member: $350.00

Non-Member: $450.00


SPEAKER(S)

Ron Chung
Associate Director, CLP Holdings

Ron Chung is an Associate Director at CLP Holdings and is responsible for leading and supporting new energy businesses and initiatives.

He is an engineer by training and has over 28 years of experience in the gas and power industry with diverse roles in projects and maintenance, marketing and customer services, business strategy and regulatory affairs.


He was a lead member of CLP Power’s special electric vehicle project team in 2009 which brought about the first wave of electric vehicles and public charging stations in Hong Kong. Ron has also been involved in environmental & sustainability issues related to energy and is an advocate for clean transportation and energy efficiency. He has worked with the Climate Change Business Forum (CCBF) in Hong Kong as the working group Chairman for Energy Efficient Buildings and is currently a steering committee member of the Advisory Group for Transport & Logistics under the Business Environment Council (BEC).  He is also currently the Chairman of the Sustainable Development Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.



Richard Willder
Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Uber

Richard Willder is Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs, overseeing policy affairs in a number of key markets across North Asia. He engages with policy makers and stakeholders to devise suitable regulatory frameworks and advocate for reform. Richard believes that technology will be the growth engine of Hong Kong’s future economic prosperity and regulating ridesharing can help unleash innovation and investment in Hong Kong.


Prior to this, Richard has led major regulatory reform for ridesharing in other global markets. He represented Uber's global public policy team in Australia & New Zealand, one of Uber's most developed and successful markets. Before joining Uber, Richard worked as a policy, political and strategic adviser to the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, currently Treasurer of Australia, across a wide array of portfolio responsibilities.



Fiona Donnelly
Hong Kong Business Development Lead, The Purpose Business

Fiona is a recovered Chartered Accountant turned business development pro, and has since mid-noughties worked with various clients in cleantech, recycling and sustainability. She leads the business development function for Hong Kong for The Purpose Business a HK-HQd consultancy that offers services to help organisations in Asia embed purpose and sustainability into business strategy and operations.


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