Management
 

Executive Directors
 
Dr. Poon Lok To Otto (潘樂陶博士), was appointed as our Director on 27 September 1995 and re-designated as our executive Director on 13 April 2018. He has acted as chairman of our Group since July 2010, and is a director of all subsidiaries of our Company. Dr. Poon is in charge of developing, monitoring and evaluating our business, and is primarily responsible for the leadership, overall strategic planning and major decision making for our Group.
 
Dr. Poon has over 45 years of experience in the engineering business. He founded our Group in 1977 and held the position of managing director from October 1977 to June 2010. Prior to joining our Group, Dr. Poon had served as the chief engineer at Electra Instruments Limited and Integrated Electronics Limited of the Integrated Electronic Group from August 1969 to August 1973, as director at Eurotherm (Far East) Limited from 1973 to June 1975 and as the senior local staff at John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited in 1975.
 
Dr. Poon obtained an honorary degree of doctor of technology at the Coventry University in the United Kingdom in November 2011. He had passed Part III of the institution examination of the Institution of Electrical Engineers and Part I and II of the institution examination of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (“IMechE”) in 1963 and 1965 respectively.
 
Dr. Poon is a chartered engineer of the Engineering Council. Dr. Poon is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (“HKIE”), the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the IMechE and a founding fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals. Dr. Poon is also a member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and a senior member of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (“CMES”).
 
Dr. Poon participated in public services both to the community and the engineering profession including, among others, Advisory Council on the Environment, Energy Advisory Committee, Council for Sustainable Development, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel, Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency, Hong Kong Green Building Council, Trustee Board of the IMechE and the CMES. He is the past president of the HKIE, Hong Kong Association of Energy Engineers, Hong Kong Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers and the Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors Limited (“HKFEMC”) as well as the past chairman of Hong Kong Branch of the IMechE and Hong Kong Climate Change Forum.
 
Currently, Dr. Poon is a member of the Election Committee - Engineering Subsector and the life president of HKFEMC. He also serves as the chairperson of the Lift and Escalator Safety Advisory Committee, the chairman of the School Advisory Committee of School of Energy and Environment of City University of Hong Kong, a member of the International Advisory Committee of Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a member of the Advisory Committee of Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong, a member of the Hong Kong-France Business Council of Hong Kong Trade Development Council, an advisor to the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, an honorary advisor to the Wu Zhi Qiao (Bridge to China) Charitable Foundation, a school manager of the Shun Tak Fraternal Association Cheng Yu Tung Secondary School and a school manager of the Shun Tak Fraternal Association Lee Shau Kee College.
 
Dr. Poon confirmed that, based on the results of background and litigation searches conducted, there had been no non-compliance or litigation record found against him during the Track Record Period and up to the Latest Practicable Date.
 
Mr. Cheng Siu Ngai Kevin (鄭小藝先生), was appointed as our Director on 27 September 1995 and is re-designated as our executive Director on 13 April 2018. Mr. Cheng is also the chief executive officer of our Group. He sits on the boards of various companies within our Group and serves as a member of our nomination committee. He oversees all business units and corporate units of our Group and is also responsible for devising business strategies, driving innovations and bolstering partnership with all stakeholders.
 
Mr. Cheng obtained a bachelor of science in engineering degree in November 1980 and a master of science in engineering degree in January 1995, both from The University of Hong Kong. He also obtained a master of accounting degree from the Curtin University of Technology in February 2000.
 
After obtaining his first bachelor degree, Mr. Cheng worked as an assistant unit engineer and subsequently an assistant engineer at the Hongkong Electric Company Limited from 1980 to 1982. He then joined our Group in July 1982 as a project engineer and was promoted as a contracts manager of ATAL Engineering (then known as Analogue Technical Agencies Limited) in March 1984. Mr. Cheng was subsequently appointed as a director of our Company and various major operating subsidiaries of our Company, including ATAL Engineering, Analogue Technical Agencies, ATAL Engineering (Macao), ATAL Engineering (Shanghai) and ATAL Building Services Engineering in respective years during 1987 to 2010, during which he oversaw the project management and project execution of our building services segment and led the expansion of the building services contracting operations of our Group in Mainland China and Macau, and had also been the director-in-charge of the Group’s lifts and escalators operations and accounts department. Mr. Cheng was further appointed as the chief executive of ATAL Building Services Engineering, ATAL Building Services (Macao) and Analogue Building Services (Macao) and the chief executive of the building services segment of our Group in respective years during 2012 to 2014, and has been primarily responsible for advising on the overall strategic planning of the building services segment of our Group, which at the relevant time included the intelligent & green building solutions operations. Over the past 35 years, Mr. Cheng was in charge of various business units and corporate functions in our Group and spearheaded the delivery of many major E&M engineering projects in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China by our Group. With such experience and in-depth knowledge in the E&M engineering industry and development of our diverse business portfolios, he was further appointed as our chief executive officer in April 2017.
 
Mr. Cheng has been a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers since 1988, a fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers since 2005 and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers since 1997.
 
Mr. Law Wei Tak (羅威德先生), was appointed as our Director on 27 September 1995 and re-designated as our executive Director on 13 April 2018. He also sits on the boards of various companies within our Group. Mr. Law is primarily responsible for advising on the overall strategic planning for our Group. 
 
Mr. Law has worked in the engineering industry for over 37 years and joined our Group in November 1987 as an assistant manager with main area of responsibility in HVAC project management and execution. He acted as a manager of the building services segment of our Group from January 1989 to October 1990, and was mainly responsible for the marketing, tendering and execution of building services projects. Mr. Law was appointed as a director of ATAL Engineering (then known as Analogue Technical Agencies Limited) in November 1990, and was primarily responsible for overseeing the business operations of the building services segment of our Group. In July 2011, Mr. Law was promoted as managing director of ATAL Data Centre Infrastructure and since January 2012, he has become the chief executive of ATAL Data Centre Infrastructure and has been responsible for forming business strategies for the development and expansion of our Group’s building services for data centres, infrastructure and healthcare facilities, and overseeing the project management, project execution and marketing for data centres, infrastructure and healthcare facilities projects of the building services segment of our Group. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Law served as an assistant engineer from November 1980 to December 1982, an engineer from January 1983 to December 1986, and a senior engineer from January to October 1987, at The Jardine Engineering Corporation Limited, a company principally engaged in the provision of E&M engineering contracting and product trading, where he was mainly responsible for engineering design work, tender estimation and contract management of building services engineering.
 
Mr. Law obtained a bachelor of science in engineering degree at The University of Hong Kong in November 1980. He has been a member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers since 1986 and a member of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers since 1990. He is currently a registered professional engineer of the Engineers Registration Board and has been a chartered engineer of The Engineering Council since 1986, and a certified data centre engineer of the Institution of Data Centre Engineers since 2015.
 
Mr. Law is the past president and honorary life president of The Hong Kong Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Association Limited. He is also a past vice president and currently a council member of the Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors Ltd. (“FEMC”), and a council member of The Hong Kong E&M Contractors’ Association Limited.
 
Mr. Chan Hoi Ming (陳海明先生), was appointed as our Director on 25 November 2015 and re-designated as our executive Director on 13 April 2018. He also sits on the boards of various companies within our Group. He is primarily responsible for advising on the overall strategic planning for our Group.
 
Mr. Chan joined our Group as a project manager in August 1991. He was appointed as a manager of the environmental engineering segment of our Group in January 1997, and was mainly responsible for the design, construction and testing and commissioning of our water, wastewater and solid waste treatment plants projects. Mr. Chan was promoted as an associate director of ATAL Engineering in January 2001 and was primarily responsible for overseeing the E&M engineering design, project management and commissioning for wastewater and sewage treatment plant projects awarded to our Group. He was subsequently appointed as a director of ATAL Engineering, ATAL Engineering (Shanghai) and Analogue Technical Agencies (Shanghai) in July 2010, February 2005 and July 2009 respectively. He was also appointed as the deputy chief executive of the environmental engineering segment of our Group in April 2015, and has since been overseeing the environmental engineering operations of our Group in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau, including the design, supply, construction, installation, testing and commissioning, operation and maintenance of municipal and industrial water, wastewater and solid waste treatment plants and related infrastructure projects. Since January 2016, Mr. Chan has been acting as the chief executive of the environmental engineering segment of our Group and has been actively involved in devising business strategies for the development and expansion of the environmental engineering operations of our Group in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau, overseeing the project management and project execution for our environmental engineering segment, and leading the overall development and implementation of operational methodologies, tools, guidelines and policies for our Group.
 
Mr. Chan had previously worked as a project engineer at Chevalier (Envirotech) Limited, a company principally engaged in water and wastewater treatment, solid waste treatment and disposal as well as fuel gas transmission and distribution systems in Hong Kong, from July 1986 to February 1988, where he was mainly responsible for tendering, product design, site installation and commissioning for sewage treatment projects. He joined Construction & Production Systems Limited, a construction company in Hong Kong, as a project manager from April 1988 to August 1989, and was in charge of the execution of contracts and commissioning of machinery and equipment. Mr. Chan also worked as a project engineer of the mechanical projects division at The General Electric Company of Hong Kong Limited, which is now known as GELEC (HK) Limited and a supplier of electrical, mechanical and lighting products in Hong Kong, from September 1989 to January 1990 where his scope of works included tendering, project supervision and site co-ordination.
 
Mr. Chan graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a higher diploma in electrical engineering in November 1984. Mr. Chan was certified by the Engineering Council of the United Kingdom in 29th July 1987 to have satisfied the academic requirements for stage 1 of the professional engineer section of The Engineering Council Register (commonly known as “EC Part II”). He also obtained a postgraduate diploma in environment management from the University of London in December 2001 as an external student.
 
Mr. Chan is a chartered engineer of The Engineering Council since 1998, a registered professional engineer of the Engineers Registration Board and a class 1 & 2 authorised signatory and qualified person of the Fire Services Department since 2016. Mr. Chan has also been a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology since 1998, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management since 1998, a member of the Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers since 1999, and a fellow of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers since 2015.
 
Mr. Chan acted as a director of Shanghai Ganghao Environmental Technology Engineering Limited* (上海港浩環境科技工程有限公司) since its establishment in the PRC in April 2003 and up to November 2005, when its business licence was revoked by the competent PRC governmental authority due to its non-participation in the requisite annual inspections within the prescribed timeframe pursuant to the relevant PRC requirements. Mr. Chan confirmed that the competent company registration authority has not imposed any administrative penalty on him and he has not been subject to any claims as a result of the revocation of the business licence of the aforesaid company.
 
Non-executive Director
 
Dr. Mak Kin Wah (麥建華博士), was appointed as our Director and our deputy chairman on 1 September 2017. Dr. Mak was re-designated as our non-executive Director on 13 April 2018. Dr. Mak assumes an advisory role in respect of the overall strategic planning for our Group. He also serves as a member of each of our remuneration committee, nomination committee and audit committee.
 
Dr. Mak began his career as an engineer at Clough Engineering Group in Perth, Australia and has over 25 years of experience in business management. During his employment at Maunsell Consultants Asia in Hong Kong and before his departure in September 1980, he was involved in various development projects, including Hong Kong Island Eastern Corridor and mass transit escalators in Ocean Park. Dr. Mak joined The Hong Kong Jockey Club in March 1993 and later became an executive director of corporate affairs until January 2017. Since 2017, he has been the president of the Caritas Institute of Higher Education and concurrently the principal of Caritas Bianchi College of Careers. He won the director of the year award of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors in 2009 and the 2013 excellent HR leader award of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management.
 
Dr. Mak obtained a master of business administration degree in May 1987 at City University, London, and a doctor of philosophy degree in May 1984 and a master of philosophy degree in December 1981 at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He also obtained a bachelor of engineering degree with first class honours in April 1980 at The University of Western Australia.
 
Dr. Mak is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. Dr. Mak is a member of the Labour Advisory Board, the Court of Baptist University and the Steering Committee on Qualification Framework Fund. Dr. Mak is also the chairman of the Hong Kong Society for the Aged, a general committee member of the Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong, a member of the Hong Kong Housing Society, a council member and chairman of the Membership Committee of the Hong Kong Management Association and a manager of HKMA David Li Kwok Po College.
 
Independent Non-executive Directors
 
Mr. Chan Fu Keung (陳富強先生), was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company on 1 August 2015. He is also the chairman of our remuneration committee and a member of each of our nomination committee and audit committee.
 
Since his appointment as an independent non-executive Director on 1 August 2015, Mr. Chan has been providing independent advice to our Group on various areas, particularly on our Group’s employee incentive scheme, remuneration policies and organisation structure. 
 
Mr. Chan joined the MTR Corporation Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 66) (the “MTR Corporation”) in 1989. He was the human resources director of the MTR Corporation from 1998 to 2012 and a member of its executive directorate from 1996 to 2012. He retired after 23 years of service at the MTR Corporation in July 2012. Prior to joining the MTR Corporation, Mr. Chan held senior management positions in various commercial, utility and public sectors in Hong Kong, including the Hong Kong Government, the Hong Kong Productivity Council, Hutchison Whampoa Limited and Hong Kong Telephone Company Limited. In early 1976, he joined Hutchison Whampoa Limited and became its remuneration manager in May 1981. Mr. Chan subsequently joined Hong Kong Telephone Company Limited in April 1983, where he was involved in a wide spectrum of human resources functions, including development and review on human resources policies, remuneration, employee incentive and benefits schemes.
 
Mr. Chan was a council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management and has been its fellow member since 1985. Currently, he is a board member of the Hospital Authority, a trustee of the Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme, the chairman of the Hospital Governing Committee of Tuen Mun Hospital, and a member of the remuneration committee of the board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. 
 
Mr. Chan received a bachelor of social sciences degree from The University of Hong Kong
in October 1971.
 
Mr. Lam Kin Fung Jeffrey (林健鋒先生), was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company on 1 May 2018. He is also the chairman of our nomination committee.
 
Mr. Lam obtained a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University in the United States in June 1974. He has over 30 years of experience in the toy manufacturing industry and is currently the managing director of Forward Winsome Industries Limited, which is engaged in toy manufacturing.
 
Mr. Lam is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He also holds a number of other public and community service positions including being a non-official member of the Executive Council and a member of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, a member of the board of Airport Authority Hong Kong, a general committee member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the chairman of Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Complaints Committee, a director of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited and a member of the board of directors of Heifer International-Hong Kong. 
 
Our Directors are of the view, and the Sole Sponsor concurs, that Mr. Lam will be able to devote sufficient time to discharge his duties and responsibilities as our independent non-executive Director on the following bases: (i) his involvement in other listed companies as independent non-executive director primarily requires him to oversee their management independently, rather than his allocation of substantial time on the participation of the day to day management and operations of their respective businesses; (ii) notwithstanding his current engagement as independent non-executive director of seven other listed companies, he has demonstrated that he is capable of devoting sufficient time to discharge his duties owed to each of these listed companies by attending all board meetings and board committee meetings of these listed companies during their latest financial year, or where he was appointed as independent non-executive director of the relevant company after the commencement of its latest financial year, since his appointment, as disclosed in these listed companies’ latest published annual reports; (iii) he has acquired extensive management experience and developed substantial knowledge on corporate governance through his directorships in other listed companies, which is expected to facilitate the proper discharge of his duties and responsibilities as our independent non-executive Director; and (iv) he will devote sufficient time to perform his duties as our independent non-executive Director.
 
Mr. Wong King On Samuel (黃敬安先生), was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company on 1 May 2018. He is also the chairman of our audit committee and a member of each of our remuneration committee and nomination committee. 
 
Mr. Wong has over 30 years of experience in accounting and finance. He joined Ernst & Young’s predecessor firm, Arthur Young & Company in October 1979 and was elected to partnership of Ernst & Young in January 1993. Mr. Wong was the managing partner, China Central and a member of the management committee of the China firm of Ernst & Young from 2005 until his retirement in December 2009.
 
Mr. Wong holds a master of business administration degree from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom where he was awarded the Binder Hamlyn Prize for the best student in financial subjects in management and administration in December 1978.
 
Mr. Wong is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”) and the Certified Practising Accountant Australia. He was the president of ACCA Hong Kong from 1998 to 1999 and a member of the global Council of ACCA from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Wong was also the first non-European global president of ACCA from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Wong was awarded the outstanding accounting alumnus by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2002 and the outstanding Polytechnic University alumnus by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2003.
 
Mr. Wong had been the adjunct professor of the school of accounting and finance of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from September 2002 to August 2010 and the professor of practice (accounting) from September 2013 to August 2016.