Transportation of the future: EV mobility
Towards a Sustainable Future Series - Sponsored by CLP
Transportation of the future: EV mobilityTowards a Sustainable Future Series - Sponsored by CLP
The rapidly improving technology and performance of electric vehicles (EV), coupled with falling prices, have now positioned them to play a major role in Hong Kong’s efforts to improve road-side air quality, reduce carbon emissions and to make the city smarter and more connected. However, there are still many factors at play for EV to succeed in Hong Kong which require collaboration between EV manufacturers, policy makers, power companies, building owners and of course, consumers.
A key component of an eMobility in Hong Kong is a holistic EV-charging infrastructure solution for Hong Kong that is safe, reliable and practical that is also sensible from a long-term commercial & environmental perspective.
Thu, August 13, 2020
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Level 19, Two Chinachem Central, No.26 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
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.
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 | Moderator
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 is a founding partner of The Purpose Business – a HK-HQd consultancy that offers services to help organisations in Asia embed purpose and sustainability into business strategy and operations – and leads their business development function for Hong Kong.