Asia Summit on Green Economy: Transition through Green Infrastructure and Investment

Supporting Events

As the health crisis of COVID gradually subsides, the attention of businesses and governments worldwide is now on measures to trigger economic recovery and promote economic growth. More focus has been placed on investing in green assets for better long-term returns; and financiers are providing a growing list of green bonds and green loans.


Against this backdrop, BEC and Arup are co-organising a regional summit on green economy transition on 12 May 2023 to promote Hong Kong as the preferred regional hub for green infrastructures and investment, and how smart technologies can play a key part in it. Positioned as Asia’s thought-leadership event, the half-day summit followed by a luncheon aims at bringing together senior government officials, influential industry leaders, investors, service providers and renowned academia from built, investment and technology related sectors to exchange insights, as well as to explore green and sustainability related business and investment opportunities in the region.



09:00 – 09:20 – Opening Session

Welcome Remarks
Dr Andy Lee, East Asia Region Chair, Arup

Welcome Remarks
Mr Kevin O’Brien, Chairman, Business Environment Council

Opening Remarks
Mr Andy Wong, Head of Innovation and Technology, Invest Hong Kong

Keynote Speech
Mr Christopher Hui, GBS, JP, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, HKSAR Government


09:20 – 10:30 – Plenary Session – Investment on Green Infrastructure

Panel Chair
Ms Jenny Lee, Under Secretary General, Hong Kong Green Finance Association


Mr Norman Cheng, Business Development and Performance Director, Veolia Hong Kong

Dr Vincent Cheng, Director of Climate and Sustainability Services, East Asia, Arup

Mr Yeo Zhi Wei, Director, Corporate Development, Keppel Infrastructure


10:30 – 10:55 – Break


10:55 – 12:05 – Panel Discussion – Green Technology

Panel Chair
Dr Lawrence Cheung, Chief Innovation Officer, Hong Kong Productivity Council

Keynote Speaker
Mr Vincent Ma, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park

Mr Erdal Elver, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Ltd., Hong Kong & Macao

Ms Cally Chan, General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau

Mr Andy Wong, Head of Innovation and Technology, Invest Hong Kong


12:30 – 14:00 – Luncheon

Keynote Speaker

Ms Bernadette Linn, JP, Secretary for Development, The Government of the HKSAR

Closing Remarks
Dr Samuel Chui, JP, Director of Environmental Protection, Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR Government


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Seats are limited on a first-come first-served basis. Successful registrants will be notified separately.


For enquiries, please contact BEC at or 2784 3958.

Island Ballroom, Island Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong and Online
12 May, 2023
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM