BEC EnviroSeries Online Conference - Urban Transport on the Move: Connecting Policies, People and Business Opportunities Session 2

BEC EnviroSeries Online Conference - Urban Transport on the Move: Connecting Policies, People and Business Opportunities

Session 2:  Future Private Mobility and Public Transport

Date:       27 Nov 2020 (Friday)
Time:      11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Format:  Online


Speakers *arranged in order of appearance

Mr Alok Jain
Managing Director, Trans-Consult Ltd. and Expert Trainer, International Association of Public Transport (UITP)

Mr Alok Jain is currently the Managing Director of Trans-consult. He is an international expert in public transport operations and management, with specialization in new technology, artificial intelligence, data analytics and clean fuel technologies. With 30 years of experience in the industry, Alok has worked with an array of international consultants and leading transport operators like MTR Corporation, Hong Kong and Kowloon Motor Bus, Hong Kong.

He is an international expert trainer for the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and a Fellow of Civic Exchange, a Hong Kong based non-profit independent think tank. He regularly teaches at University of Hong Kong and serves as a Member in Transport Policy Committee of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong. He has several publications to his credit, including contribution to a book on best practices in railways operations and management.

Alok is civil engineer and holds post-graduate degrees in transportation engineering and management.


Mr Michael Chan
COO, Inchcape Hong Kong

Mr Michael Chan Ting Bond is currently serving as Chief Operating Officer at Inchcape Greater China, a subsidiary of Inchcape Plc. (Stock Code: INCH), a company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Michael possesses extensive multi-industry experience in corporate strategy and planning, sales operation management, business development, corporate finance and change management. He commenced his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Sydney, Australia as a Senior Associate from February 2000 to February 2006, and then relocated to Hong Kong and joined KPMG as a manager from March 2006 to August 2007. Michael later joined Ping An of China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Company in August 2007 and served as Vice President in Global Business Development until March 2011. Michael joined Jardine Matheson Group in June 2011 and first served as the Corporate Finance Manager in Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited in Singapore, followed by his appointment as the Corporate Planning Director in Dairy Farm Group from January 2012 to March 2014. He was subsequently appointed to Zung Fu Group in April 2014, where he served as General Manager, Strategy & Operations until April 2019.  

Michael is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of Integrated Waste Solutions Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 00923), a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.  He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst of the CFA Institute and a fellow member of both the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.  In addition, he is qualified as a member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association and a Financial Risk Manager of the Global Association of Risk Professionals. Michael obtained his Executive Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, the United States and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and holds a bachelor’s degree of commerce (majoring in accounting and finance) from the University of New South Wales.


Mr Dan Wong
General Manager, Global Innovation, MTR Corporation

Dan Wong is an expert in the fields of digital transformation and product innovation – with over 20 years of experience in Greater China and Silicon Valley.  Dan is currently GM of Global Innovation at MTR Corporation, where he and his team are tasked with building new businesses and enhancing the core business with technology and partnerships.  MTR is one of the most respected transport operators in the world, with operations in Stockholm, London, Sydney, Melbourne, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Macau, and of course Hong Kong.  MTR is at the nexus of “new mobility” (new modes of transport, O2O, urbanization, smart city, and public private partnerships).  There are few companies with the unique expertise and resources to capture the emerging changes before us.


Mr Gary Leung
Head of Operational Planning Department, The Kowloon Motor Bus Co. (1933) Ltd.

Gary is the Head of Operational Planning Department of The Kowloon Motor Bus Co. (1933) Ltd. (“KMB”), the largest franchised bus operator in Hong Kong.

Gary joined KMB in 2013 as a full-time Bus Captain. He subsequently transferred to the back office of KMB to work on bus network planning and restructuring. Gary also served as the project managers of various special projects, including the KMB Monthly Pass which was introduced in 2018. He currently oversees the planning, scheduling and rostering sections of KMB.

Prior to joining KMB, Gary was a Manager of the Valuation and Modelling Section (Corporate Finance) of KPMG. He graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with BSc in Quantitative Finance in 2008.


Mr Alexander Mastrovito
Head of Sustainability, Scania

Alexander Mastrovito is Head of Sustainability at the Volkswagen Group commercial vehicle brand Scania in Asia-Pacific and Hong Kong. He was also the project leader for Scania’s deployment of autonomous trucks in Singapore and the architect of Scania’s Hong Kong Fleet Management Centre. Alexander works with driving the shift to a sustainable transport system by paving the way for zero emissions technology, waste-to-fuel, and connected vehicle solutions.

Alexander is currently an Associate Researcher on Sustainable Transport at the Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, Chairman of The Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s Sustainability Committee, Vice-chair of the European Chamber of Commerce's Environment and Energy Business Council, and Sustainable Living Environment Advisor at the Business Environment Council. He is also an ex officio member of the board of the Swedish chamber of commerce in Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Scania in Hong Kong 7 years ago he was based in Beijing and has now spent 14 years in the Greater China region working mostly in the automotive industry.

He holds a master’s degree in Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden, and a post-graduate certificate in Sustainable Value-Chains from the University of Cambridge, UK.



Dr Raymond Yau
Chairman, BEC Sustainable Living Environment Advisory Group 

Dr Raymond Yau is the General Manager, Technical Services & Sustainable Development in Swire Properties Limited. Under his leadership since 2016, he leads a number of new initiatives that are pivotal to the long-term sustainable development of the company. These include formulation of company’s wide SD 2030 Vision and strategies, digital transformation of technical services and cloud-based energy management platform, implementation of monitoring-based commissioning of all existing portfolios for deep energy savings, ESG framework of the company’s first green bond of US$500m in 2018 and the Climate Risk Assessment of its global assets. Dr Yau led to set out the Science-based Targets of Swire Properties for long-term decarbonization in accordance with The Paris Agreement and climate science that was officially  approved by SBTi in November 2019.

Dr Yau had been practicing as a professional consulting engineer for over 28 years in the field of designing sustainable buildings and sustainability consulting across the Globe.  He was awarded HKIE -  Innovation Award for the Engineering Industry 2013 – Principal Innovator - Construction Category Champion CIC Zero Carbon Building.  

Dr Yau is currently the Executive Committee Member & Board of Director of BEC since 2016 and  Chairman of BEC Sustainable Living Environment Advisory Group.  He is a Founding Member of IWBI Governance Council, Member of WorldGBC Embodied Carbon Primer Taskforce, Member of GRESB Standard Review Committee  and Co-opted Member of Sustainable Development Committee (SDC) of the HKGBC.

He is also Committee Member of the China Green Building Council and Deputy Officer of China Association of Building Energy Efficiency – Technical Committee on Building Commissioning and Operation.

Dr Yau is  Guest Professor at Chongqing University, China and LEED AP, WELL AP, Green Building Faculty, BEAM Pro, Chartered Engineer and Fellow Member of HKIE and CIBSE.   Dr Yau received the 2019 International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) Leadership Award.



Moderator: Dr Raymond Yau, Chairman, BEC Sustainable Living Environment Advisory Group 

11:30 – 11:45 am                  

Future of Mobility and Importance of Public Transport

Mr Alok JainManaging Director, Trans-Consult Ltd. and Expert Trainer, International Association of Public Transport (UITP)

11:45 – 12:00 nn     

Decarbonising private transport

Mr Michael ChanCOO, Inchcape Hong Kong

12:00 nn– 1:00 pm          

Panel Discussion

  • Mr Alok JainManaging Director, Trans-Consult Ltd. and Expert Trainer, International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
  • Mr Michael ChanCOO, Inchcape Hong Kong
  • Mr Dan Wong, General Manager-Global Innovation, MTR Corporation
  • Mr Gary Leung, Head of Operational Planning Department, The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited
  • Mr Alexander MastrovitoHead of Sustainability, Scania


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