Connecting, Nurturing, Creating for Sustainable Environment

BEC Leadership Networking Series: Interior Design - Beyond Green, Go WELL!
Event Date: 19 Feb 2019
Event Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Venue: BEC Auditorium, G/F, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Fee: BEC Members - Free seats for each member company: Council Member: 5 seats, Corporate Member: 3 seats, General Member: 2 seats, Affiliate Member: 2 seats; HK$180 per head for each additional registrant if all free seats are filled. Non-BEC Members - HK$360 per head or by invitation.
Contact: Ms Jill Chow
Telephone: 2784 3942

Wellness Design is the new key benchmark in the design industry, and paired with Green Design, can create a healthy environment whilst protecting the planet. We spend 90% inside buildings, and interior designers have a duty to deliver environments that support occupant health and well-being.
Prof Stephen Tang from Steve Leung Design Group will share his insights as a practitioner on pursuing and achieving Wellness Design in offices, residences and restaurants etc., in alignment with the standards set by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI). This session will also include a presentation by Ms Samantha Allen from IWBI Asia to share the latest features and accreditation of WELL and provide insights on features and solutions are implemented to achieve WELL certification under the “Healthy China 2030 Plan” in China.


  • Prof Stephen Tang, BBS, Principal Consultant, Steve Leung Design Group Ltd

Professor Stephen Tang, the former Deputy Director of Architectural Services, has joined Steve Leung Design Group Ltd. since 2017. As the Principal Consultant with over 30 years of experience in architecture, urban planning and design, he assists the Group in Wellness Design covering various approaches including in-depth investigation, training, design review and project assessment, in a broad range of design projects and categories.

He is currently the Chairman of Prince of Wales Hospital Subcommittee on Capital Works, overseeing the redevelopment of a HKD 30B teaching hospital towards wellness design. He is the Advisor of Countryside Conservation Office of Hong Kong SAR Government, a non-official member of Urban Design Advisory Group of Planning Department of Hong Kong SAR Government. He is also the Advisory Committee member of the Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Adjunct Professor at both the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong on Urban Planning and Urban Studies Programme respectively, and he was the President of Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design (2016 – 2018).

  • Ms Samantha Allen, MPH, WELL Faculty, WELL AP, Director, Market Development, IWBI Asia

Samantha Allen is a Director of Market Development for IWBI Asia.  She supervises the overall market development, education around and greater adoption of the WELL Building Standard™ and WELL Community Standard™ in the Asia Pacific region.

Samantha joined IWBI with a body of experience from her background in scientific research, particularly her expertise in public health. Previously, Samantha was a research and development manager with the Delos Labs team at Delos, IWBI’s parent organization. She assisted in the evaluation of technologies and building materials for safety and efficacy, and helped impart an understanding of science to others by translating scientific research into a language that can be understood by a wide range of audiences. Additionally, she was involved in the development of operations for the Well Living Lab in China.

Samantha specialises in environmental science and organizational policy, as well as toxicology. She obtained her Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Policy from Columbia University, and received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Vassar College, New York.


 Date:  19 February 2019 (Tuesday), 5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. (Registration starts at 4:45p.m.)

 BEC Members

 Free seats for each member company:

  • Council Member: 5 seats
  • Corporate Member: 3 seats
  • General Member: 2 seats
  • Affiliate Member: 2 seats

 HK$180 per head for each additional registrant if all free seats are filled

 Non-BEC Members

 HK$360 per head or by invitation

 Please click here to check if you are a BEC member
Language:  English

 BEC Auditorium, G/F, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

 (Opposite to Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong MTR Exit C2 – Location map)
Please fill in the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM to reserve your seat(s). Successful registrations will be notified separately. For further information, please contact Ms Jill Chow (T. 2784 3942 | E.
Payment Details: 
-By Cheque:
Please send a crossed cheque made payable to “Business Environment Council Limited” to the following address: Business Environment Council, 2/F, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, Attn.: Jill Chow
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