HKICM President Cr Daniel SHUM together with fellow Council Members, including Immediate Past President Cr CW TANG, Vice Presidents Cr Tony ZA and Dr Cr Billy LEE, Honorary Secretaries Cr Dick LI and Cr Simon LEUNG, Honorary Treasurer Cr LAM Yiu-kwok, Nicky and Chairman & Secretary of PR & Liaison Committee Cr Johnason KO & Andy MAN accompanied by Secretary General Mr Rocky Chow, paid a courtesy visit to the Development Bureau (DEVB) on 18 April 2019 (Thursday) afternoon. The delegates were warmly welcomed by Ir LAM Sai Hung, JP (Permanent Secretary for Development (Works)), Mr HO Ying Kit, Tony (Principal Assistant Secretary (Works)), Mr YAU Hau Yin (Chief Assistant Secretary (Works)), Ms CHAN Kin Kan, Ken (Assistant Secretary (Works Policies 1)) and Ms TANG Yuk Ngor, Doris (Assistant Secretary (Works Policies 4)).
The meeting was first started with a brief introduction and update on the works, accomplishment, latest activities and development of HKICM, including establishment of the designations “Cr”, “R.C.M.” and “R.C.S.”.
A number of issues on the current development of the construction industry were then discussed and views exchanged, including the Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation project, professional qualification recognition of HKICM membership, the role and importance of front-line site management and supervisory personnel in the construction process, the possibility of setting up a registration system for both construction managers and supervisors to regulate and control their professional conducts so as to raise their professional standard and ethnics.
The meeting was very fruitful and HKICM is pleased to establish a closer working relationship with Development Bureau. The Institute is certainly looking forward to future opportunities in providing professional opinions and services to Development Bureau in regards to the promotion of professional excellence in construction management and enhancing the professionalism of front-line site management and supervisory personnel.
23 April 2019