HONG KONG, 20 May 2017 – Civic Exchange is proud to announce the appointment of two new Fellows, Mr. Alok Jain and Mr. Jacky Cheng, who will lend their expertise in the field of transportation, as Civic Exchange continues to study the impact of vehicle traffic, air pollution and walkability in Hong Kong.
Mr. Jain has more than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry, and is the managing director of Trans-consult Asia, a consulting firm specialising in technology and innovation in traffic and transportation. Previously, he was the deputy operations director of Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) and the general manager-market for Kowloon Canton Railway (KCR). He was also a director at MVA, the transport and planning consultancy. He speaks regularly on multi-modal integration, public transport operations, SMART mobility, and clean vehicle technologies.
Mr. Cheng had spent four years at KMB, where he gained experience dealing with the Transport Department and the District Council on public transportation issues. Prior to that, he was a management consultant with Monitor Group where he advised on the governance system for a Southeast Asian special economic zone, with a focus on developing a low-income and rural area. Mr. Cheng, who was born and raised in Hong Kong, graduated with degrees in civil engineering and business administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Currently, he leads corporate strategy and M&A at an industrial conglomerate.
Civic Exchange, an independent public policy think-tank, was founded in Hong Kong in 2000. Its research focuses air quality, nature conservation and the urban environment, with an overarching framework of promoting wellbeing. Civic Exchange is a registered charity. For more information, go to civic-exchange.org.