Donald Choi has worked globally as an architect and developer for over 30 years, covering both public and private projects. He has vast in-depth knowledge in the real estate development and investment industry. Clients have included the Hong Kong Government, Airport Authority, Mass Transit Railway Corporation, Urban Renewal Authority, Public Works Canada, British Columbia Buildings Corporation, NGOs and the private sector.
Currently, he is the executive director and chief executive officer of Chinachem Group. Prior to joining Chinachem, he was the managing director of Nan Fung Group, director of Foster and Partners, and an authorised person for the Hong Kong International Airport.
Mr. Choi is active in community services. He is a member of the Planning Sub-Committee and the Land Sub-Committee of Land and Development Advisory Committee, global trustee of the Urban Land Institute, vice president (local affairs) of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, and honorary advisor of the Hong Kong Workers’ Health Centre. He is also an ex officio trustee of the Rhode Island School of Design, the board chairperson of the Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre, a board member of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and board member of the Hong Kong Green Building Council. He has taught at the University of Hong Kong and was a former chairman of the Architects Registration Board, HKSAR.
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