Mr Richard Lancaster
Chief Executive Officer, CLP Holdings Limited
(representing CLP Power Hong Kong Limited)

Message from the Chairman

As an independent, charitable membership organisation in Hong Kong, BEC is in a unique position as one of the longest running organisation in the city with a mission to mobilise Hong Kong’s business community for environmental sustainability and excellence. BEC engages over 200 businesses from various sectors to contribute to the vision of transitioning Hong Kong to a low-carbon economy and shape the government’s policy agenda to ensure Hong Kong’s sustainability and competitiveness.

We believe in the value of responsibility and transparency, and are guided by a well-established governance structure, policies and clearly defined strategies.

Mr Richard Lancaster
Chief Executive Officer, CLP Holdings Limited
(representing CLP Power Hong Kong Limited)

Mr Richard Lancaster is Chief Executive Officer of CLP Holdings, the parent company of the CLP Group which is one of the largest investor operators in the electricity industry throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Mr Lancaster has more than 35 years of experience in the power industry and in other industrial operations in Asia, Australia and the United Kingdom. Prior to assuming his current role in September 2013, he was Managing Director of CLP’s operations in Hong Kong, responsible for its electricity generation, transmission and distribution business serving 2.5 million customers in Hong Kong. Mr Lancaster joined CLP in 1992 and has held a wide range of managerial positions within the company. His experience covers project management, power plant operations, commercial, finance, legal and corporate functions.

Besides serving in various subsidiary companies of the CLP Group as Director, Mr Lancaster is the Chairman of the Business Environment Council and a founding member of the Advisory Council of The Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong & Macau. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Management Association and a council member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and a member of its Climate and Energy Cluster Board. He is also chairman of the Hong Kong Membership Committee of the UN-accredited World Energy Council.

Originally from Australia, Mr. Lancaster is an electrical engineering graduate of UNSW Sydney.

Immediate Past Chairman
Professor John Chai
Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited (representing Fook Tin Technologies Limited)
Professor John Chai
Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited (representing Fook Tin Technologies Limited)

Professor John Chai of Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited, is a distinguished scholar and dental specialist. Prior to joining the Fook Tin Group, Professor Chai was a full time professor at Northwestern University. He is presently a Professor Emeritus of Northwestern University, and an Honorary Clinical Professor of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong. Having a close affinity with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Professor Chai is the Vice Chairman of University Council. He is also a member of the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development, HKSAR, and was Immediate Past Chairman of Business Environment Council Limited. Professor Chai has been keen to take up public duties covering higher education, innovation and technology, environmental protection and sustainable development of Hong Kong.

BEC Circular Economy Advisory Group


Renamed from the former Waste Management Advisory Group in September 2019, the BEC Circular Economy Advisory Group (BEC CE AG) promotes best practices in the circular economy and resource management amongst BEC members and the wider business community in Hong Kong.


BEC Circular Economy Steering Committee

Ir Prof Daniel Cheng Dunwell Enviro-Tech (Holdings) Limited
Vice Chair
Mr Adam Koo Business Environment Council Limited
Ms Kristy Tan Airport Authority Hong Kong
Mr Eddie Tse Gammon Construction Limited
Ir Edward Chan Henderson Land Development Company Limited
Mr Ryan Lee Hongkong Land Limited
Ms Fiona Sykes Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited
Mr Bryan Leung SUEZ (Asia) Limited
Ms Carisy Kwong Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
Mr Mark Harper Swire Pacific Limited
Dr Amie Lai Swire Properties Limited
Ms Gina Littlefair The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Mr Joseph Lim Veolia Environmental Services China Limited


BEC Circular Economy AG Ordinary Members

Mr Bryan Ching AECOM Asia Company Limited
Mr Nigel Mattravers ALBA Integrated Waste Solutions (Hong Kong) Limited
Mr Thomas Wu ASB Biodiesel (HK) Limited
Ms Sarita Chan Baguio Green Group Limited
Mr Henry Ngai Cornerstone Technologies Holdings Limited
Ms Carol Chan Cundall Hong Kong Limited
Mr Samson Tong Echo Asia Communications Limited
Mr Richard Chan Environmental Pioneers & Solutions Limited
Ms Canny Wong FUJIFILM Business Innovation Hong Kong Limited
Ms Carmen Ng Great Eagle Holdings Limited
Mr KK Choi Green Island Cement Company Limited
Ms WC Lo Greenovo Enterprises Limited
Ir Alex Law Jardine Engineering Corporation
Ms Mei Ling Lew Mayer Brown
Mr Jeffery Ying MTR Corporation Limited
Ms Gigi Lee New World Development Company Limited 
Dr Thomas Tang PJ Sustainability Consulting Limited
Mr Kelvin Li Schneider Electric (Hong Kong) Limited
Mr Harold Yip Secure Information Disposal Services Limited
Mr Alexander Pong Shiu Wing Steel Limited
Ms Melanie Kwok Sino Land Company Limited
Mr Jackie Cheung The Hong Kong & China Gas Company Limited
Ms Anna Tse The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Ir Steven Ho The Hongkong Electric Company Limited
Mr Simon Hung TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong Limited
Mr Ronald Fung  Wheelock & Company Limited


BEC Circular Economy AG Terms of Reference

For more information, please contact Ms Ming Chung (